It is important to get tested regularly for sexually transmitted diseases. Now you can get tested without having to leave your home. Many providers now offer at home STD testing. The sample is taken out home and then mailed out to the lab for the results.
The direct to consumer tests follow specific steps:
.1 Place Order
Once you have determined what company you are going to work with, place the order for the kit on their official website. You may need to create a user name and password. You can then register your kit and it will be mailed out to your home.
.2 Collect a Sample
When you get your kit you will need to provide a blood or urine sample. If you are looking to get tested for several diseases you may need to provide a sample of both. Be sure to follow the instructions to get accurate results. You will not need to do anything special to get your sample. If you are providing a sample you should not urinate at least one hour before taking the test.
.3 Sending in the Sample
Once the sample has been collected send it into the lab to be tested. The company may include a mailer to send it directly to them. Some of the kits include a timeline for processing and how long it will be until the results are in.
.4 The Results
Once your sample is processed you will get a report from the lab. You will get some type of notification to tell you that the results are ready. You may also make arrangement and instruction on how you want to get your results. You may get them in the mail or can have them send to a pack number. Some results can be picked up in person.
This tell will allow you to get SDI testing in the privacy of your own home. No one has to know you are getting tested or the results. Everything is safe and confidential.