FAQS


STI - FAQ

Q1- What is a STI test ?

A- STI stands for sexual transmitted diseases. The test involves screening for STI infections which could occur in males and females.One the day of testing you give a blood test and a urine sample ,and in some cases you need to have swabs done depending on your presentation.

Q2- Who needs a STI test ?

A- You can do an STI test if you are symptomatic such itch , urethral discharge , rash , lump , warts ect .... OR if you have no symptoms .A large number of patients would like to check even though they have no symptoms .

Q3- How long does the test take ?

A- It takes from 15-30 minutes depending on the case and the results will be back in 5-7 working days.

Q4- What are the types of diseases that I can get through sexual intercourse ?

A- There ar number of diseases the most common is HIV , Hepatitis B , Hepatitis C , Syphilis , Chlamydia , Gonnorrhea.

Q5- How can I make an appointment ?

A- You can ring on 01-8734975 or email us on info@abbeymedicalcentre.com

Q6- What is the fee for an STI test ?

A- The full screening test is 90 euros , the fee will go up if treatment needed on the day.

Q7- When & How will I get my results ?

A- It takes 5-7 days to get the results back .We can give results over the phone or by email , but we prefer you come back as you might need treatment .You will not be charged for your return visit only if you need treatment then a charge will incurr.

Q8- Can I get a copy of my results ?

A- Yes we do provide a copy of results to the patient by hand only .We do send any results by  email if the patient wants .WE DO NOT SEND ANY RESULTS BY POST

Q9- Is all information confidential and private ?

A- The whole screening test and results are confidential and private we send no results to home addresses 

Phone 01-8734975

Fax 01-5394983

71 Middle Abbey Street , Dublin 1 Monday to Friday : 9am - 6pm , Saturday : 10am - 4pm , Sunday by appointment ring 01-8734975