Why is STD Testing and Screenings so important?

Many STDs are curable. Those without a cure are treatable. Protect yourself and others from unnecessary damage. Get tested for STDs regularly.

Did you know?

  1. 1) The CDC estimates that there are 19 million new cases of STDs in the United States each year.
  2. 2) Chlamydia is nicknamed the “silent” disease because approximately 75% of infected women and 50% of infected men either do not have symptoms, or symptoms are so mild they go unnoticed.
  3. 3) There is a cure for syphilis. However, if left untreated, it can lead to serious health issues and even death.
  4. 4) Approximately 1 in 4 women and 1 in 5 men are currently infected with genital herpes in the United States.

Private Testing Center’s Blog

No link between extreme grooming and increased STD risk

16 Nov 2019

A new study confirms that there is no connection between extreme pubic grooming and an increased STD risk. More

Defunding of Planned Parenthood could have unexpected consequences

1 Nov 2019

President Trump has sought to remove the $60 million of federal funding allocated to Planned Parenthood. Doing so could significantly cripple the fight against rising STD rates. More

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