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2603 Nine Mile Rd, Richmond, VA 232232603 Nine Mile Rd
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Bon Secours Urgent Care, East End  - 2603 Nine Mile Rd
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1502 N Parham Rd, Richmond, VA 232291502 N Parham Rd
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Bon Secours Urgent Care, Regency - 1502 N Parham Rd
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9851 Brook Rd, Glen Allen, VA 230599851 Brook Rd
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4.0(1 reviews)
Bon Secours Urgent Care, Glen Allen - 9851 Brook Rd, Glen Allen
Went there the other evening for Covid testing the nurses and the total staff were very professional, I was a little scared to take the test and they made me feel very comfortable in doing so my experience was great.
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11201 Nuckols Rd, Glen Allen, VA 2305911201 Nuckols Rd
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Bon Secours Urgent Care, Nuckols - 11201 Nuckols Rd
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14163 Midlothian Tpke, Midlothian, VA 2311414163 Midlothian Tpke
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Bon Secours Urgent Care, Midlothian - 14163 Midlothian Tpke
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1500 N 28th St, Richmond, VA 232231500 N 28th St
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Labcorp - 1500 N 28th St
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3514 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 232213514 W Cary St
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MinuteClinic® at CVS®, W Cary St, Richmond - 3514 W Cary St, Richmond

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12 N Thompson St, Richmond, VA 2322112 N Thompson St
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3.0(42 reviews)
Patient First Primary and Urgent Care , Carytown - 12 N Thompson St, Richmond
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2028 Dabney Rd, Richmond, VA 232302028 Dabney Rd
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5001 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 232305001 W Broad St
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MinuteClinic® at CVS®, W Broad St, Richmond - 5001 W Broad St, Richmond

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5855 Bremo Rd, Richmond, VA 232265855 Bremo Rd
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Labcorp - 5855 Bremo Rd
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2004 Bremo Rd, Richmond, VA 232262004 Bremo Rd
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1025 Boulders Pkwy, Richmond, VA 232251025 Boulders Pkwy
Labcorp - 1025 Boulders Pkwy
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7307 Boulder View Ln, Richmond, VA 232257307 Boulder View Ln
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Labcorp - 7307 Boulder View Ln
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8239 Meadowbridge Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 231118239 Meadowbridge Rd
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Labcorp - 8239 Meadowbridge Rd
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7001 Forest Ave, Richmond, VA 232307001 Forest Ave
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Labcorp - 7001 Forest Ave
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8220 Meadowbridge Rd, Mechanicsville, VA 231168220 Meadowbridge Rd
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Labcorp - 8220 Meadowbridge Rd
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8040 Villa Park Dr, Richmond, VA 232288040 Villa Park Dr
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Labcorp - 8040 Villa Park Dr
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7238 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Mechanicsville, VA 231117238 Mechanicsville Turnpike
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3.25(16 reviews)
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Patient First Primary and Urgent Care , Mechanicsville - 7238 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Mechanicsville
Quickly seen to and they were so careful and kind to my mother.
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Getting Tested for STDs in Richmond, VA

Who should get tested for STDs?

Anyone who is sexually active should consider getting tested for STDs. However, certain groups are at a higher risk and should get tested regularly. These include individuals who have multiple sexual partners, those who engage in unprotected sex, and individuals who use intravenous drugs. It's also important for pregnant women to get tested, as STDs can have serious health implications for both mother and baby.

Importance of getting tested

Getting tested for STDs is crucial in preventing the spread of these diseases and ensuring early treatment if necessary. Many STDs are asymptomatic, meaning they don't show any signs or symptoms. Regular testing allows for early detection, which can prevent serious health complications down the line. Additionally, knowing your STD status can help protect your sexual partners and prevent the spread of these diseases.

STD testing options in Richmond, VA:

Urgent care and walk-in clinics

There are numerous urgent care and walk-in clinics in Richmond that offer STD testing. One such location is the BetterMed Urgent Care in Midlothian, VA, and CareNow Urgent Care in Richmond, VA. These clinics often offer same-day and next-day appointments, which can be booked through Solv's website and mobile app.

Primary care providers

Primary care providers are another option for STD testing. If you have a regular doctor, you can schedule an appointment for testing. They can also provide you with information and resources about STD prevention and treatment.

Free STD testing and community health centers

For those without insurance or who are unable to afford testing, there are free STD testing options available in Richmond. Community health centers often offer these services, though it's important to call ahead to confirm.

At-home testing

At-home STD testing is another convenient option. These tests can be ordered online, done in the privacy of your own home, and then sent back to a lab for analysis.

Prevalence of STDs in Richmond

According to the CDC, Richmond has a higher prevalence of STDs compared to the national average. This includes diseases such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. The prevalence of these diseases has been on the rise over the past few years, highlighting the importance of regular testing.

Risk factors related to STDs in Richmond

Several risk factors contribute to the high prevalence of STDs in Richmond. These include a high rate of unprotected sex, multiple sexual partners, and a lack of regular testing. Additionally, certain demographic groups, such as young adults and men who have sex with men, are at a higher risk. Other contributing factors could include socioeconomic issues, such as lack of access to healthcare and education about STD prevention.

Sources

Solv has strict sourcing guidelines and relies on peer-reviewed studies, academic research institutions, and medical associations. We avoid using tertiary references.

  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

STD Testing FAQs

  • Where should I get an STD test in Richmond?

    In a doctor's office, a health clinic, or an urgent care center, you can get an STD test. If you're experiencing symptoms, it's best to visit a doctor's office, where they can also treat you or issue you a prescription. While some Richmond clinics and urgent care centers allow walk-in appointments, it's advisable to make an appointment ahead of time to prevent excessive waits.

  • How long does it take to get STD test results?

    Various testing are required for various STDs. Depending on the type of STD test you took, you may receive your results in two to ten days. Some outcomes may be immediately available. Your doctor may be able to diagnose an STD through a physical examination. In some cases, your doctor's office may only contact you if your test results are positive.

  • How much does an STD test cost in Richmond?

    The cost of STD testing is governed by several factors, including where you are tested, the type of test you need, and if you have health insurance. Some Richmond clinics may offer free testing or testing on a sliding scale based on your income. Because of the cost, don't put off obtaining an STD test. With your doctor's office, discuss the cost and payment choices. Delaying STD treatment may have catastrophic implications.

  • Does insurance cover STD testing in Richmond?

    The cost of STD testing is governed by a number of factors, including the location of the test, the type of test required, and whether or not you have health insurance. Some clinics may provide free or sliding-scale testing, depending on your income. Don't let the expense of an STD test deter you from getting one. With your doctor's office, discuss the price and payment choices. Delaying STD treatment could have catastrophic ramifications.

  • How do they test for STDs in Richmond?

    There are around 20 different forms of STDs, each with its own set of diagnostic tests. No single test exists that can detect all types of STDs. Your doctor can help you figure out which tests you'll need. In STD testing, a blood sample or a urine sample may be used. Your doctor may also take a swab from the inside of your cheek, your vaginal area, or another potentially infected place.

  • What STDs can be detected by a blood test?

    Blood tests are used to diagnose hepatitis B, hepatitis C, herpes, HIV, and syphilis. In a laboratory, a technician examines a blood sample for antibodies that the body has produced in reaction to disease. The virus's DNA can also be detected by several blood tests. Remember that if you've recently been exposed to an STD and your body hasn't yet produced antibodies, you could test negative even if you have the disease.

  • Can I get a same-day appointment for STD testing in Richmond?

    Many Richmond, VA urgent care providers offer same-day and next-day appointments, which you may book through Solv. To make healthcare more accessible to everyone, we collaborate with thousands of top-rated local providers. Our physician partners understand that waiting days, if not weeks, for an appointment isn't always the best option, and they share our commitment to simple, accessible health care.

  • How can I book an STD test on Solv?

    To find a healthcare practitioner in your area, simply enter your location and search for "STD test" on our website. A list of providers and available appointments can be found on the following page. Choose the most convenient time and location for you. Make it clear that you've come for STD testing.

  • How long does an STD test take in Richmond?

    If you have a specific STD, inform your doctor so that the necessary test can be scheduled. Otherwise, they'll help you figure out which tests you'll need. The nurse or doctor simply needs a few minutes to get a blood sample, a urine sample, or a swab from the probable infection site.

  • Can I test myself for STDs at home?

    Although there are several STD home tests available, not all of them are accurate. The accuracy of any STD test is determined by the quality of the sample taken. For home STD kits, a blood sample, a urine sample, or both are frequently required. Because doctors and nurses have more experience collecting samples, traditional in-office STD testing is the most accurate.

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