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Top three reasons to consider testing yourself for an STI

 

26 MILLION

new STI cases in 2018

Nearly HALF

of the new STI cases were
among youth aged 15-24

1 IN FIVE

people in the USA have an STI

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GET TESTED NOW
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Secure and confidential
Same day testing
Results in 1-2 days
Doctor consultations available
Fast lab visits
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package
Mall-in-kits at home
Results in days
100% pain free
Free consultations for positives
Free shipping
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Is Scabies an STD?

Scabies, caused by Sarcoptes scabiei, is a skin condition that is highly contagious. If you are wondering is scabies an STI, yes, scabies is an STD. However, you can also get scabies through direct skin contact with the person who is infected.

STDs like scabies are highly contagious, but they can be treated. Oftentimes, non-curable STDs like herpes can also be mistaken for scabies since they show almost similar symptoms. So, if you see a rash composed of blisters in parts of your body, especially in the genital or oral areas, make sure that you get tested for STDs.

Although direct contact with the skin without any sexual contact is the main mode of transmission, scabies is considered an STD. But the point to note here is that, unlike other STDs, scabies cannot be avoided by using protection or a dental dam. That’s because, for the transmission of scabies, all that is required is prolonged skin-to-skin contact. So, that means that a quick handshake or hug will not necessarily allow the contraction of scabies to you.

The question of whether scabies is an STD or not will depend on your recent sexual activities as well. If you happen to have had sex with a new partner, you may have possibly gotten scabies from him or her. So, the best way to avoid the transmission of scabies is for both of you to get tested for STD before commencing to the next level.

If you happen to have symptoms related to scabies, you might need to go for an STD test so that you can eliminate the possibility of it actually being an STD. You can order an STD test from us online, after which you can visit any of our partner labs closest to you. On receiving the requisition form or code from us, you can visit our partner lab the same day itself! That’s because most of our partner labs stay open daily till late noon, except on Sundays.

Top three reasons to consider testing yourself for an STI

 

26 MILLION

new STI cases in 2018

Nearly HALF

of the new STI cases were
among youth aged 15-24

1 IN FIVE

people in the USA have an STI

Top three reasons to consider testing yoursef for and STI

26 MILLION

new STI cases in 2018

Nearly HALF

of the new STI cases were
among youth aged 15-24

1 IN FIVE

people in the USA have an STI

Top three reasons to consider testing yoursef for and STI

26 MILLION

new STI cases in 2018

Nearly HALF

of the new STI cases were
among youth aged 15-24

1 IN FIVE

people in the USA have an STI

GET TESTED NOW
medical-staff
Secure and confidential
Same day testing
Results in 1-2 days
Doctor consultations available
Fast lab visits
touch
package
Mall-in-kits at home
Results in days
100% pain free
Free consultations for positives
Free shipping
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