STD-STI Test & Treatment Berkeley
RealOptions Obria Medical Clinics provides medical testing, diagnosis, and treatment of STD’s and STI’s for those who are sexually active and desire testing near Berkeley.
There are many kinds of sexually transmitted diseases and infections.
- You can get an STD the first time you have vaginal, anal or oral sex.
- Many STDs have no cure while others can be treated through medication.
- Most people infected with an STD don’t know it.
- You can get an STD from someone who does not know he/she is infected.
- You can’t tell who has an STD by looking at them.
- Many STDs can be transmitted to a baby during pregnancy or birth.
- If you are pregnant and considering an abortion get tested first.
Untreated sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can cause pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), a serious condition, in women. 1 in 8 women with a history of PID experience difficulties getting pregnant. You can prevent PID if you know how to protect yourself.
We routinely test for gonorrhea and chlamydia using a urine sample. If the test is positive for an infection, then we will provide you with treatment and explain how your partner(s) can be treated. To prepare for chlamydia and gonorrhea testing, do not urinate or engage in sexual intercourse for one hour before testing.
Full panel testing is offered routinely as well. We use Quest Diagnostics for the lab work and will provide you with the required lab request form on your first visit. Tests available include:
- Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C
- HPV (available with a pap smear as part of our Well Woman Care)
You owe it to yourself to be safe. Don’t ignore the important step of being tested. We are here to help. The caring staff at RealOptions provides confidential (private) consultations that are sensitive to your needs and concerns with clinics near Berkeley.
As comprehensive reproductive health care clinics, we understand that your physical and sexual health is just one component of your life. We are devoted to providing services with a holistic view and treatment of the whole person by considering social and mental factors along with physical symptoms. Our trained Optimal Health Coaches are available to share tools and information with you to help you build healthy relationships and live your best life. Click here to schedule an online appointment at one of our locations near Berkeley.
FIND OUT HOW AT RISK YOU ARE FOR GETTING AN STD HERE: http://www.stdwizard.com/
CDC Fact Sheets. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of STD Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention | Reviewed Nov. 3, 2016 https://www.cdc.gov/std/healthcomm/fact_sheets.htm
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. Patient, Authored by Dr Mary Harding, Reviewed by Prof Cathy Jackson | Last edited 2 May 2018 | Meets Patient’s editorial guidelines Retrieved October 23, 2020 from https://patient.info/womens-health/pelvic-pain-in-women/pelvic-inflammatory-disease
You can also find Obria Direct on the Apple Store or on Google Play. Book your appointment through the Obria Direct App, video, or text chat with a nurse. It is 100% confidential, free, and HIPAA-compliant. It’s easy! We will do everything we can to provide you with excellent care!
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