Sexual Health Clinics in Coventry
Better2Know’s confidential sexual health testing services are available at our private STI clinics in Coventry, which is staffed by discreet and highly qualified medical practitioners who will take your samples swiftly and efficiently. Once your samples have been collected at your private STI testing appointment, they will be sent for analysis at our UK based, CPA accredited laboratory.
Coventry has one of the highest rates of sexually transmitted infections outside of London. Chlamydia is the city’s most common STI, with Syphilis and Gonorrhoea following behind. If you have had a risky sexual encounter and are unsure which infections you require testing for, our experienced sexual health advisory team will be able to assist you. Better2Know’s wide range of STI screens and tests are designed with you in mind. Our panel of sexual health doctors have brought together Better2Know’s range of sexual health tests and screens to ensure you are receiving the most up-to-date testing available. Please use the map below to locate our private STI clinics in Coventry.
HIV and STI Testing in Coventry
Better2Know’s private sexual health clinics in Coventry are conveniently located in Foleshill and on Moor Street. Our STI clinics offer a comprehensive set of confidential STI tests and screens. It is important receive extensive testing for sexually transmitted infections. Untreated STIs can trigger other issues that may affect the long-term outcome of your personal health.
Sexually transmitted infections are transferred through unprotected sex, including vaginal, anal or oral sexual contact. Most people with an STI do not have any symptoms. If signs of an infection are present, they can include:
- Pain when urinating
- Unusual discharge (yellow/green in colour, or emitting a foul odour)
- Genital or anal discomfort (itching or redness)
- Blemishes or any breaks in the continuation of skin (sores, ulcers, lesions or warts)
- Pain during sex or after intercourse
- Abnormal bleeding
If a sexually transmitted infection is left undiagnosed and untreated, health complications such as infertility, pelvic inflammatory disease and epididymitis could develop. You are also at an increased risk of acquiring other STIs.
Better2Know’s most popular and thorough STI testing option is the Platinum Screen, which will detect eleven of the UK’s most common STIs. These include: HIV, Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Syphilis, Herpes I/II (current infection), Trichomonas, Gardnerella, Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma. The Platinum Screen has an incubation period of 28 days, so you are eligible for this screen less than one month after potential exposure. You will receive your confidential STI results within three working days of your sample’s arrival at our central laboratory.
Result turnaround times may vary depending on the test or screen you select. You can keep up-to-date with the progress of your results by logging in to the secure patient area, where you can also access our STI factsheets and anonymous partner notification service if you test positive. One of Better2Know’s expert sexual health advisors will also contact you via a method of your preference once all your results are ready to report, unless you specify otherwise.
To arrange your private appointment in Coventry today, please call our dedicated sexual health advisors on the telephone number provided. A member of our Patient Services staff will process your test or screen, answering any questions you may have. You can also make a booking online via the button below.