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231 N Andover Rd, Andover, KS 67002231 N Andover Rd
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
2.75(4 reviews)
Xpress Wellness Urgent Care, Andover - 231 N Andover Rd

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7107 S Meridian St, Haysville, KS 670607107 S Meridian St
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sun10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Xpress Wellness Urgent Care, Haysville - 7107 S Meridian St
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7011 W Central Ave, Wichita, KS 672127011 W Central Ave
Open until 4:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • FriClosed
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
5.0(1 reviews)
This clinic has shorter than average waiting periods

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They are fast and knowledgeable about what is wrong. I go everytime I have medical issue.
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3161 N Rock Rd, Wichita, KS 672263161 N Rock Rd
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About Hepatitis test

Who should get tested for hepatitis?

According to the CDC, anyone who has been exposed to the hepatitis virus through blood, semen, or other body fluids of an infected person should get tested. This includes individuals who have shared needles, had unprotected sex, or have been in close contact with someone infected with hepatitis. Additionally, healthcare workers, people with chronic liver disease, and those traveling to countries with high rates of hepatitis should also consider getting tested.

Importance of getting tested

Getting tested for hepatitis is crucial as it helps in early detection, which can prevent serious health complications such as liver disease and cancer. According to the CDC, many people with hepatitis do not experience symptoms until the disease has progressed, making regular testing important for at-risk individuals. Early diagnosis also allows for prompt treatment, reducing the risk of transmission to others.

Hepatitis testing options in Wichita, KS:

Urgent care and walk-in clinics

In Wichita, there are several urgent care and walk-in clinics that offer hepatitis testing. For example, NextCare Urgent Care, located at 3006 S Seneca St and 1261 N Maize Rd, provides same-day and next-day testing appointments. You can book these appointments through Solv's website and mobile app.

Primary care providers

Primary care providers in Wichita also offer hepatitis testing. These providers can provide ongoing care and treatment if you test positive for the virus.

Free STD testing and community health centers

There are also free STD testing and community health centers in Wichita that provide hepatitis testing. These centers are a great resource for individuals who may not have insurance or who are seeking confidential testing.

At-home testing

At-home testing kits for hepatitis are another option. These kits can be ordered online, used at home, and then sent back to a lab for analysis.

Prevalence of hepatitis in Wichita

According to the CDC, Wichita, located in Sedgwick County, has seen a steady increase in hepatitis cases over the years. This trend is similar to what's been observed in nearby counties such as Johnson County and Nemaha County. The rise in cases may be attributed to increased substance abuse and unprotected sexual activity.

Risk factors related to hepatitis in Wichita

Risk factors for hepatitis in Wichita include unprotected sex, sharing needles, and close contact with an infected person. Additionally, individuals with chronic liver disease and healthcare workers are at a higher risk.

Other STDs in Wichita

In addition to hepatitis, other STDs such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, HIV, and syphilis are also prevalent in Wichita. Similar to hepatitis, these STDs have seen a rise in cases over the years. It's important to get tested for these STDs if you're at risk, as many of them can be asymptomatic in the early stages.

Sources

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  1. Diagnoses of HIV Infection in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2020: Tables (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/library/reports/hiv-surveillance/vol-33/content/tables.html
  2. Sexually Transmitted Diseases — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases*, United States, 1941–2021 (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/std/statistics/2021/tables/1.htm
  3. Chlamydia — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2021 (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/std/statistics/2021/tables/2.htm
  4. Gonorrhea — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2021 (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/std/statistics/2021/tables/7.htm
  5. Primary and Secondary Syphilis — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2021 (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/std/statistics/2021/tables/13.html
  6. Atlas Plus (CDC) https://gis.cdc.gov/grasp/nchhstpatlas/tables.html
  7. County Health Rankings https://www.countyhealthrankings.org/explore-health-rankings/rankings-data-documentation

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