Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), often also known as sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are common infections that enter your body through various forms of sexual activity. These infections can be caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites. Many STDs can be easily resolved by ingesting antibiotics. Without treatment, however, it can lead to serious health conditions in the future.
It is recommended that if you are sexually active, that you practice safe sex and that you get tested on a regular basis. Why? STDs can spread through many ways. Fingers, toys, oral sex. So even if you used a condom it is still possible to get an STD. And if you didn't use one then it's obvious why it's good to get tested. Without quickly identifying it and taking preventative measures through practicing safe sex, you are put at more risk of severe consequences.
We're currently offering STD self-sampling tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Trichomoniasis and Mycoplasma. Click the names in the previous sentence for more information about those STDs, or visit our FAQ-page.
Wanna know which self-sampling STD test is recommended for you? Fill in our STD questionnaire..
At How Are You Diagnostics, also known as HAY, you can get tested for the four most common STDs; the result will be with you within a matter of days. Not sure what test to order? We recommend filling in our STD questionnaire to get a personalized advice to help you with your choice. If you already know what test you need you can head over to our webshop directly and order right away.
After placing your order, you will receive the STD test in your mailbox or at a collection point within approximately 24-48 hours. If you're worried about the shipment? Don't be. We ensure that the packaging is fully discrete and you remain fully anonymous .
In our self-sampling STD kits you will find all needed tools to take your own sample within a matter of minutes. After this, you can send your sample through any mailbox. This is completely free of charge and the return envelope can be found in your kit too. Once your sample arrives in our lab, it will take 48-72 hours before you will get your result in our results portal. Every result is authorized by our medical microbiologist. Were you tested positive? No need to panic. Our medical microbiologist will provide you with a clear explanation of what to do next.