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What are your New Year’s resolutions for 2023? Watching your health should be on your list and there’s no better way to get the year off to a healthy start than with STI treatment in Orlando.
If you’re unsure if you need treatment, your first step needs to be a visit to one of our clinics for an STI test. If you are sexually active, you need to get tested regularly and if you notice any of these symptoms between your regular tests, come see us. A positive diagnosis is no need for worry because all STIs are treatable with medication and some are curable entirely. Here’s what you can expect when you visit Harmony Healthcare Orlando for your STI testing and treatment.
A Welcoming Environment
Our mission is to provide healthcare services to everyone, regardless of their insurance or ability to pay. If you’ve felt overwhelmed or judged in a medical facility before, that won’t happen here. Our caring team of medical professionals aims to treat each of our patients with warmth and compassion.
Treatment And Preventative Care For PrEP, Hepatitis C, and HIV
Did you know that there are over 30 known STIs? In many cases, they don’t cause any symptoms so it’s important that you get tested regularly so that you can seek treatment for a positive result.
We know that dealing with these STIs can be stressful so when you come in for STI treatment in Orlando, we will give you all the information you need to put your mind at ease.
PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis, can reduce your chances of contracting HIV from sexual contact or injection drug use. This medication is prescribed by a doctor and is highly effective at preventing HIV.
For more information about who PrEP is for and how to properly use it, watch this short video.
Hepatitis C is an infection of the liver caused by the Hepatitis C virus. Chronic Hepatitis C is a serious disease that can result in long-term health problems, even death. Many people might not be aware of their infection because they are not clinically ill.
Hep C is typically spread through contact with the blood of an infected person. Although it is rare, Hep C can be spread through sexual contact, so it’s best to get tested if you are sexually active. Your risk is higher if you share drug injection equipment or have gotten a tattoo or piercing from an unlicensed facility.
Treatment for Hepatitis C usually includes 8-12 weeks of taking pills and it is extremely curable.
HIV, or human immunodeficiency virus, weakens a person’s immune system by destroying important cells that fight disease and infection. There is currently no effective cure for HIV, but with proper medical care, HIV can be controlled.
If you have received a positive HIV diagnosis, you should seek treatment right away. This will give you the best chance of staying healthy. Once you begin treatment, you should stay in treatment and check in with your medical provider as scheduled. Other ways to stay healthy with HIV include eating a balanced diet as well as maintaining good physical and mental health.
Harmony Healthcare Orlando Is Here For You
Our caring staff can assist you with any questions you may have about testing or treatment, or if you just want to talk, we are here. And when you need STI treatment in Orlando, you can call, stop by, or fill out a contact form. We look forward to helping you get the care you need.