Tue Sep 23 08:16:16 SGT 2014  
SINGAPORE
STI™
    Hiv
SINGAPORE STI™
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

Hiv | SINGAPORE STI™

Summary

Hiv | SINGAPORE STI™ @singaporesti_com: , Singapore. Private & confidential service.

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SHIM CLINIC
SINGAPORE STI™
168 Bedok South Avenue 3 #01-473
Singapore 460168
Tel: (+65) 6446 7446
Fax: (+65) 6449 7446
24hr Answering Tel: (+65) 6333 5550
Web: Hiv | SINGAPORE STI™
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.

Description

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

Cholesterol Guidelines Applied to HIV-infected PatientsCholesterol Guidelines Applied to HIV-infected Patients
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:30:14 +0100 | Medscape Today Headlines
This article compares recommendations for statins among this high-risk population. AIDS (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)

Zimbabwe: Govt to Scale Up Anti-Retroviral Therapy Services
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:55:45 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[Key Correspondents]Zimbabwe's Ministry of Health and Child Care has announced plans to scale up anti-retroviral therapy services by the end of 2014, amid concerns over the current huge deficit. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)

Malawi: Dowa Ready for HTC Week
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 03:44:16 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[Malawi News Agency]Dowa -Dowa district is ready for HIV Testing and Counseling week (HTC)schedule for 22nd to 26th September 2014. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)

Dental Microscopy Aids Granger Dentist in Restorations
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:05:30 +0100 | Medical News (via PRIMEZONE)
(Source: Medical News (via PRIMEZONE))

Malawi: Nankhumwa Urges People to Go for HIV Test, Condemns Mchenga Wa Satana
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:40:24 +0100 | AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine
[Malawi News Agency]Mchinji -Minister of Information, Tourism and Culture Kondwani Nankhumwa Saturday challenged people in the country to go for HIV test to successfully fight the HIV and AIDS pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)

Georgia’s Female Drug Addicts Face Double Struggle
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:27:33 +0100 | IPS Inter Press Service - Health
By Pavol StracanskyTBILISI, Sep 21 2014 (IPS)Irina was 21 when she first started using drugs. More than 30 years later, having lost her husband, her home and her business to drugs, she is still battling her addiction.But, like almost all female drug addicts in this former Soviet state, she has faced a desperate struggle not only with her drug problem, but with accessing help in the face of institutionalised and systematic discrimination because of her gender.“Georgia’s society is very male-dominated,” she told IPS. “And this is reflected in the attitudes to drugs. It’s as if it’s OK for men to use drugs but not women. For women, the stigma of drug use is massive. There are many women who do not join programmes helping them as they would rather not be seen there.”Women make up...

WHO calls for stronger focus on adolescent health. Road traffic injuries, HIV/AIDS, suicide are top causes of death; depression is number 1 cause of illness and disability -
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 09:07:52 +0100 | SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated)
[Abstract unavailable]

Treatment of severe or progressive Kaposi's sarcoma in HIV-infected adults.
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:40:11 +0100 | Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
CONCLUSIONS: The findings from this review suggest that HAART plus chemotherapy may be beneficial in reducing disease progression compared to HAART alone in patients with severe or progressive Kaposi's sarcoma. For patients on HAART, when choosing from different chemotherapy regimens, there was no observed difference between liposomal doxorubicin, liposomal daunorubicin and paclitaxel.

Depression and social support among women living with the substance abuse, violence, and hiv/aids syndemic: a qualitative exploration - Illangasekare SL, Burke JG, Chander G, Gielen AC.
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 02:46:45 +0100 | SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated)
BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence (IPV), HIV/AIDS, and substance use are described as the SAVA "syndemic" among low-income urban women because of their intersecting and synergistic presence in these women's lives. Depressive symptoms are significantly ... (Source: SafetyLit: All (Unduplicated))

Trends in hospital admissions at a Department for Infectious Diseases in Italy from 1995 to 2011 and implications for health policies
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:00:00 +0100 | BioMed Central
Conclusions: