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STD

SG™
    Hiv
STD SG™
Within 3 days after unprotected sex, stop HIV infection with Post-Exposure Prophylaxis treatment
28 days after unprotected sex, accurately detect HIV infection with the 20 minute rapid test
Full & comprehensive sexually transmitted disease testing

Hiv | STD SG™

Summary

Hiv | STD SG™ @std_sg: , Singapore. Private & confidential service.

Advertisement: Come to sunny Singapore to have your testing and treatment. Singapore Ministry of Health registered general practice (GP) clinic:
SHIM CLINIC
STD SG™
168 Bedok South Avenue 3 #01-473
Singapore 460168
Tel: (+65) 6446 7446
Fax: (+65) 6449 7446
24hr Answering Tel: (+65) 6333 5550
Web: Hiv | STD SG™
Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 9 am to 3 pm, 7 pm to 11 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7 pm to 11 pm
Public Holidays: Closed
Last registration: one hour before closing time.
Walk-in clinic. Appointments not required.
Bring NRIC, Work Pass or Passport for registration.

Description

Sexual risk (of HIV/STD/pregnancy), and what you can do before and after exposure.

Timeline HIV STD Pregnancy
Before exposure
Abstain from sex, Be faithful, or Condom use
Circumcision (males only)
Contraception (females only)
HIV PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) STD vaccine:
- Hepatitis vaccine
- HPV vaccine
STD / HIV exposure
Unsafe sex / unprotected sex:
No condom / Condom broke / Condom slip
0-72 hours HIV prevention
HIV PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) treatment
- Stop HIV infection after exposure.
STD testing.
If STD symptoms appear, then do STD treatment.
- Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
- Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.
Emergency contraception (females only)
2 weeks HIV DNA PCR test
1 month 20 minute HIV rapid test - SD Bioline HIV Ag/Ab Combo:
- Fingerprick blood sampling.
3 months 20 minute HIV rapid test - OraQuick®:
- Oral saliva or
- Fingerprick blood sampling.
Full & comprehensive STD testing
- Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
- Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.

References


Latest News

Prevalence of opportunistic infections in HIV-positive patients in Bahrain: a four-year review (2009-2013).
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 07:10:10 +0100 | Herpes
CONCLUSIONS: Studying the pattern of OIs in HIV-infected patients in Bahrain is of paramount importance due to the scarcity of data in the Arab world. This will help to improve physicians' awareness to improve care of HIV-infected patients.

HIV Encephalopathy: pediatric case series description and insights from the clinic coalface.
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:35:02 +0100 | AIDS Research and Therapy
CONCLUSIONS: Amongst the cohort of children referred to this clinic, the diagnosis of HIVE was unrecognized in the general medical services, even in its most severe form. Developmental delay and school failure were major presenting problems. Co-morbidities are a frequent finding and should be sought actively in order to optimize management and promote best possible outcomes for this vulnerable group of children.

Pharmacokinetics of chewed vs. swallowed raltegravir in a patient with AIDS and MAI infection: some new conflicting data.
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 02:35:02 +0100 | AIDS Research and Therapy
CONCLUSIONS: We found no evidence that chewed 400 mg semi-daily raltegravir in rifampicin co-medication leads to optimized pharmacokinetics. There is need for more data from randomized trials for further recommendations.

Ethnopharmacological surveys and pharmacological studies of plants used in traditional medicine in the treatment of HIV/AIDS opportunistic diseases in Gabon
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0100 | Journal of Ethnopharmacology
Conclusion It is concluded that some of these plants might be submitted to further scientific studies, including the identification and isolation of bioactive principles, that could be developed to drugs for the treatment of HIV/AIDS opportunistic diseases. Graphical abstract (Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology)

A Blizzard Couldn't Stop These People From Helping Those In Need
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:40:22 +0100 | Healthy Living - The Huffington Post
For some New Yorkers, Monday's blizzard conditions meant braving the cold for the sake of others who needed some help.

A Systematic Review of Recent Smartphone, Internet and Web 2.0 Interventions to Address the HIV Continuum of Care
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:52:31 +0100 | Current HIV/AIDS Reports
Abstract

Kenya: Condom Advert - HIV Prevention or Infidelity Promotion?
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:28:17 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[Key Correspondents]Controversy over an advert on condom use to prevent HIV among married couples led by a cross section of Kenyan religious leaders has left many HIV activists astonished at the 'denial of reality'. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)

Cameroon: CAPEC Alleviates Impact of HIV/Aids
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:52:07 +0100 | AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs
[Cameroon Tribune]The Cameroon Association for the Protection and Education of the Child, CAPEC, has been carrying out voluntary HIV screening with her "Mobile Clinic" team in Kumba and Konye Sub-divisions in Meme Division of the South West Region. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)

Rice-size implant that boosts hearing and cuts ear infections 
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:07:58 +0100 | the Mail online | Health
A new implant could help the many people who struggle with standard hearing aids. Peter Kay, 70, a business consultant from Bramhall in Greater Manchester, had one fitted. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

Angola: Polio Eradication Considered As Health Sector Gain
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:00:59 +0100 | AllAfrica News: Polio
[ANGOP]Luanda -The polio eradication and the development of services in health facilities for monitoring and treatment of people with HIV/AIDS and the expansion of the Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission Program (PMTCT) were identified as the sector's gains, according to the incumbent minister, José Van -Dunem. (Source: AllAfrica News: Polio)