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STD Screening

At Statcare Urgent Care, we perform STD testing for anyone who needs to be screened for a sexually transmitted disease (also known as sexually transmitted infection, or STI). If you are sexually active – especially if you have sex with multiple partners – you or your partner should wear a condom and be screened frequently.

The results of your STD tests are confidential; they will not be shared with anyone. They will not appear on your medical records or insurance record. Our STD screening is fast, accurate, and affordable. We send the tests off to a lab and get results in 3 business days or less.

Statcare offers STD testing at all of our locations in Hicksville, Long Island; Astoria, Queens; Brooklyn, NYC; the Bronx at Bartow Avenue (Co-op City); and the Bronx at E. 174th Street for:

Statcare is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year. You do not need an appointment. Walk in and be seen now!

STD and STD Screening FAQs

What are the symptoms of a sexually transmitted disease?

Many times, STDs do not cause any symptoms. You can have a sexually transmitted infection and never even know it. That’s how STDs are spread – by people who are infected but don’t know it.

If you do have symptoms, they may include: sores on the genitals, discharge from the penis or vagina, itching, and burning during urination.

Doesn’t my doctor test for STDs during a routine exam and blood work?

In most cases, no. You typically have to ask for it. And women should not assume STD testing is included in a pelvic exam or Pap smear. If you think you might have an STD or you have sex with multiple partners, request it from your doctor or come to Statcare for confidential STD screening in Hicksville, Astoria, Brooklyn, or the Bronx, New York.

Who needs to be tested for STDs and how often?

It depends on your age, your sexual behaviors, and other risk factors. In general, it is a good idea to get screened annually if:

  • You are sexually active and under age 25 
  • You’re over 25 and having sex with a new partner or multiple partners 
  • You're a man who has sex with men

How is STD testing done?

It is different for each sexually transmitted infection. You cannot test for them all with one test. At Statcare, your STD screening may include:

  • A physical exam of your genitals and/or your anus. Visible signs of an infection may include a rash, discharge, sores, or warts. If an STD is detected during a physical exam, you can start treatment (usually prescription oral or topical medications) right away. 
  • Collecting a sample of blood, urine, discharge, tissue, cells, or saliva that will be sent to a lab for analysis

If I’m under 18 years old, do I need permission from my parents for STD screening?

No you do not. In New York, parental permission is not needed for STD testing and your results remain private. You can come in to Statcare 7 days a week, 365 days a year to get screened.

What is chlamydia?

With over 1 million cases reported each year, chlamydia is the most commonly reported STD in the US. It is a bacterial infection of the genitals, anus, or throat that most often affects females between ages 15 to 24.

There are often no symptoms, but they may include a yellow-green vaginal discharge in women, and/or a burning pain during urination for men and women. Men may also have burning or itching around the opening of the penis. Chlamydia can be cured by oral antibiotics.

What is gonorrhea?

Gonorrhea is a bacterial infection of the genitals, anus, or throat that affects approximately 700,000 people in the US each year – usually females 15 to 24 years old and males 20 to 24 years old.

There are often no symptoms, but they may include a yellow-green discharge from the vagina or penis, and/or a burning pain during urination. Females may also notice abnormal vaginal bleeding and/or pelvic pain, while males may also have painful or swollen testicles. Gonorrhea can be cured by oral antibiotics.

What is genital herpes?

Herpes is a viral infection of the genitals, mouth, and lips. About 1 in 6 people in the US are infected with it. There are 2 types of herpes: type 1, which typically causes cold sores around the mouth, and type 2, which causes sores and blisters in the genital areas.

There is no cure for herpes – the virus lies dormant in the body and may cause recurrent outbreaks. However, there are medications available to help treat symptoms, reduce the frequency of outbreaks, and reduce the likelihood of spreading it to sex partners.

What is HPV (genital warts)?

HPV, or human papillomavirus, is a viral infection of the genitals, anus, or throat. It affects approximately 20 million people and an estimated 6 million new cases occur each year.

There are often no symptoms, but they may include warts in the genital areas. Some types of HPV can cause cervical cancer in women. There is no cure for HPV – the virus lies dormant in the body and may cause recurrent outbreaks.

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