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    STI hiv, Singapore (SG)
HIV STD TESTING SINGAPORE™
Within 3 days after unprotected sex, stop HIV infection with Post-Exposure Prophylaxis treatment 10 days after unprotected sex, detect HIV infection with the DNA test 28 days after unprotected sex, accurately detect HIV infection with the 20 minute rapid test
Full & comprehensive sexually transmitted disease testing
Males: do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving
Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating

STI hiv, Singapore (SG) | HIV STD TESTING SINGAPORE™

Summary

STI hiv, Singapore (SG) | HIV STD TESTING SINGAPORE™ @singaporesti_com: HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), Singapore. Private and confidential service. Definitions, references, and latest news.

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Services

HIV is the abbreviation for the human immunodeficiency virus, which causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

Advertisement: Come to sunny Singapore to have your testing and treatment. Singapore Ministry of Health registered general practice (GP) clinic:
SHIM CLINIC
168 Bedok South Avenue 3 #01-473
Singapore 460168
Tel: (+65) 6446 7446
Fax: (+65) 6449 7446
24hr Answering Tel: (+65) 6333 5550
Web: STI hiv, Singapore (SG)
Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 9 am to 3 pm, 7 pm to 11 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7 pm to 11 pm
Public Holidays: Closed
Last registration: one hour before closing time.
Walk-in clinic. Appointments not required.
Bring NRIC, Work Pass or Passport for registration.

Sexual risk (of HIV/STD/pregnancy), and what you can do before and after exposure.

Timeline Event / Available resources
HIV STD Pregnancy
Before exposure
Abstain from sex, Be faithful, or Condom use
Circumcision (males only)
Contraception
(females only)
HIV PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) STD vaccine:
- Hepatitis vaccine
- HPV vaccine
STD / HIV exposure
Unsafe sex / unprotected sex:
No condom / Condom broke / Condom slip
0-72 hours HIV prevention
HIV PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) treatment
- Stop HIV infection after exposure.
STD testing
If STD symptoms appear, then do STD treatment.
- Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
- Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.
Emergency contraception
(females only)
2 weeks HIV DNA PCR test
1 month 20 minute SD Bioline HIV Ag/Ab Combo HIV rapid test:
- Fingerprick blood sampling.
3 months 20 minute OraQuick® HIV rapid test:
- Oral saliva or
- Fingerprick blood sampling.
Full & comprehensive STD testing
- Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
- Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.

References


Latest News

Sexually transmitted infections training: peer role playing is comparable to and may exceed standardized patient simulation for learning communication skills
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:54:18 +0100 | Contraception
(Source: Contraception)

Erratum
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:26:21 +0100 | Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP
Conclusion: The integrative review allowed to point important questions to be addressed in preventive actions by the health professional, including the nurse, to create a space that works with risk conditioning factors in adolescents for mental health aggravation.
Identificar los factores de riesgo asociados a los problemas de salud mental en adolescentes. Método: Se realizó una revisión integradora de artículos publicados entre los años 2007 y 2013 en cuatro bases de datos. Para la búsqueda de artículos, se utilizaron los descriptores: Salud Mental y Adolescencia, conforme a las bases DeCS/MeSH. Resultados: Se encontraron publicaciones en diferentes revistas, en distintos campos de conocimiento, siendo más frecuentes las investigaciones cuantitativas. Los problemas en salud ment...

University of Maryland receives $10.7M grant to target STDs
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:22:00 +0100 | bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines
The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry and Medicine have received a five-year, $10.7 million grant to develop strategies and the means to reduce the incidents of sexually transmitted infections and sexually transmitted diseases around the world.

Africa: Heightened HIV Risk for People With Disabilities
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:02:40 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[IRIN]Melbourne -Inaccessible health services for people with disabilities (PWD), combined with social stigma and violence, contribute to high HIV risk - a gap that must be filled if the disabled are not to remain disproportionately vulnerable to HIV/AIDS, say health experts and activists. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)

Kenya: BD & PEPFAR Launch Multi-Year Labs for Life Initiative in Kenya
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:46:30 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[U.S. Embassy Nairobi]Nairobi, Kenya -Program Focuses on Strengthening Healthcare Systems, Starting with Accreditation for 10 Laboratories (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)

Zimbabwe: HIV Status Does Not Affect Eligibility for Pension
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:15:56 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[The Herald]Can an HIV positive person qualify for a pension? This was a questioned that was asked by one correspondent who claims to have contributed to the NSSA national pension scheme from 1994 to 2007. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)

Southern Africa: HIV and Aids Threat to SADC Development
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:44:11 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[The Herald]AS leaders from the region gather for the 34th Sadc Summit in Victoria Falls next month, they must seriously reflect on the devastating effect of the HIV and Aids pandemic that is threatening to decimate entire populations. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)

Rwanda: Circumcision Yields Results as Ebola Threatens
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:14:34 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[New Times]A new study by the University of Illinois indicates that circumcised men do not only lower chances of getting HIV by 60% but also are less likely to engage in unprotected sex. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)

Nigeria: HIV Infection No Longer On the Rise in Nigeria - Idoko
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:54:58 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[Leadership]The fear of HIV/AIDS, that debilitating disease, remains the beginning of wisdom for everyone. A recent report that HIV infection was on the increase in the country was not well received. But in this interview with WINIFRED OGBEBO, the director-general, National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA), Prof. John Idoko debunks such claim, while giving reports of the activities of the agency (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)

University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry and Medicine receive NIH grant
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:00:00 +0100 | EurekAlert! - Biology
(University of Maryland School of Medicine) The University of Maryland Schools of Dentistry and Medicine jointly announced today that they have received a five-year $10.7 million grant award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health to study the causes, prevention and treatment of sexually-transmitted diseases. The grant represents a new direction for the research by studying chlamydial and gonorrheal diseases as the outcome of complex interactions between the host genetics, the urogenital polymicrobial microbiome, and the pathogen's unique genetics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)