Even if using protection, it is still possible to contract a sexually transmitted infection (STI). If you are sexually active, it is vital to get tested for STIs. We offer free testing for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia. If you are coming in for a pregnancy test, we can offer STI testing at the same time.
Sexually transmitted infections have some common symptoms that can identify their presence. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, you should seek medical attention.
Symptoms may include:
- Itching of the genitals
- Odorous or discolored discharge
- Bumps or sores
It is important to note that many STIs are “silent”, meaning they present no symptoms. If left untreated, STIs can cause significant harm to your body. Be sure to get tested to protect your health and prevent the spread of STIs.
STI testing if you think you may be pregnant
If you think you may be pregnant, it is crucial to get tested for STIs. Having an STI while you are pregnant is dangerous to your health and puts the pregnancy at risk. If you are considering abortion, it is also essential to be tested for STIs. Having an abortion with an STI puts you at risk of spreading the infection to other areas.
Make an appointment today
The Pregnancy Care Center offers limited STI testing by our RN’s. If you think you might be pregnant, come to the Pregnancy Care Center of Rockford for a lab-quality pregnancy testing and STI testing. Get results you can trust and take charge of your own journey.