Free STD Testing in Colorado SpringsAre you experiencing symptoms of a sexually transmitted disease and/or (sexually transmitted infection) and want STD testing in Colorado Springs? If you have had unprotected sex, STD testing can put your mind at ease. In many cases, a person can have an STD/STI and not know it. So, if you've had unprotected sex, it's wise to be tested regularly.
STDs are among the most common of contagious diseases and include HIV, Chlamydia, Genital Herpes, Genital Warts, Gonorrhea, forms of Hepatitis, Syphilis, and Trichomoniasis. The germs that cause STDs hide in blood, semen, secretions in the vagina, and sometimes in saliva.
Remember, STDs are serious and require you to receive treatment. If you think you might have an STD, follow these steps.
Record your symptoms
Do you experience pain during urination or while having sex?
Have you noticed an unusual discharge from your vagina, penis, anus, or throat?
Do you have an unexplained rash or lesion in your genital area?
Refrain from sex
STDs can be passed to your sexual partner without your knowledge. Do not have sexual contact until you are sure you do not have an infection or virus.
Consult your doctor or the Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center
We offer free testing and treatment for several STDs, including Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and HIV. We will respect your privacy and answer your questions.
STD Testing for Colorado Springs Residents - What if you test positive?
1. Educate yourself. Gather information on your STD because your family and sexual partner will have questions. We can answer your questions and give you material to help you understand the disease. We can also provide you with counseling on how to tell your sexual partner.
2. Talk to your sexual partner about it. Listen. Be calm and sincere. Your partner may have a lot of questions or he/she might need time to think things over. It is essential that you tell your current and past sexual partners so they can receive treatment.
At the Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center, we provide free STD testing and treatment. Come in today to discuss your options, receive testing, and understand how to move forward with treatment, if that is necessary.