What is the difference between a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) and a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)?
Our STIs are sexually transmitted infections. They occur when there presence of a pathogen, be it a virus, a bacterium…
Our STDs are sexually transmitted diseases. They occur when an STI causes a disease.
What are the best known Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?
Why is it advisable to know when we have an STI?
Some sexually transmitted infections produce mild symptoms and over time you can develop the disease. On the other hand, other infections can quickly cause serious illness.
The sooner we have a diagnosis the sooner we can get treatment adequate to our needs and prevent major evils.
STD testing in laboratories Red Canaria Laboratorios
En Red Canaria Laboratorios we put at your disposal different profiles of tests to detect most sexually transmitted diseases. Buy online your STD screening in our Store and go to one of our centers throughout the Canary Islands.
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How can Sexually Transmitted Infections - STIs be transmitted?
Most Sexually Transmitted Infections are transmitted by exchange of body fluids through sexual intercourse or blood contact. It can also be transmitted by direct contact with the affected area.
In some cases some diseases are transmitted from mothers to children during pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding.