STD Testing in Scottsdale, AZ

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Scottsdale STD Testing Centers

Scottsdale's private testing facilities provide diagnostic testing for a variety of conditions, so other patients won't know the reason for your visit. Your test results will be kept private, and will be available to you quickly--usually in 3 business days or less.

STD Statistics in Scottsdale, AZ

STD rates in Scottsdale and the greater Maricopa County area have been on the rise in the past few years. The most commonly reported STD in the region is chlamydia. In 2011, there were a total of 16,592 cases of chlamydia reported in the county. In 2014, there were a total of 19,788 cases of chlamydia reported. Gonorrhea cases have been increasing as well. In 2011, there were a total of 3,209 cases of gonorrhea reported in the area. In 2014, there were a total of 5,514 cases of gonorrhea reported. Throughout all of the United States, syphilis rates have been increasing. In Scottsdale and Maricopa County, the number of cases has increased as well. In 2011, there were a total of 199 cases of syphilis reported. In 2014, there were a total of 409 cases of syphilis reported.3,4

Between 2009 and 2013, there was an average of 11.5 newly diagnosed cases of HIV per 100,000 residents per year in Maricopa County. In the same period, HIV appeared most commonly in people between the ages of 20 and 34. The Arizona Department of Health Services Office of HIV, STD, and Hepatitis Services estimates that 1 in 5 people in Arizona living with HIV are unaware of their infection5. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends any persons aged 13-64 should be tested at least once for HIV and any persons who have unsafe sex or share injection drug equipment should be tested for HIV at least once a year.7

STDs and Sexual Education in Scottsdale, AZ

The state of Arizona currently has no state legislation that requires schools within the state to teach sexual health education. There is legislation that dictates that should school districts, such as the school district of Scottsdale, choose to educate their students about sexual health that they make all curriculum age-appropriate and must focus on an abstinence-based platform. There are many tools and resources offered to teachers in Arizona by the Arizona Department of Education to educate students on STD/HIV awareness and prevention. Additionally, the Arizona Department of Health Services has an active teen pregnancy prevention program that operates through local health department offices in Scottsdale. The Department of Education also encourages the involvement of parents when it comes to educating their children on sexuality and sexual health.6

Scottsdale does offer many resources for its residents to learn about STD/HIV prevention and testing. There are several health department clinics to seek out information about STD testing and treatment. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommends any persons aged 13-64 should be tested at least once for HIV and any persons who have unsafe sex or share injection drug equipment should be tested for HIV at least once a year. Additionally, the CDC recommends syphilis, HIV, chlamydia, and hepatitis B screenings for all pregnant women, and gonorrhea screening for at-risk pregnant women starting early in pregnancy, with repeat testing as needed, to protect the health of mothers and their infants.7

STDs and Demographics in Scottsdale, AZ

In 2014, Maricopa County, in which Scottsdale is a part, ranked 7th in the nation in reported cases of gonorrhea. Nationally, men are often more likely to contract gonorrhea. In Arizona, the trend is consistent. In 2014, the case rate for men with gonorrhea was 124.4 per 100,000 residents statewide. That was up 20.7% form the previous year. Rate in women also increased but by a lower amount. In 2014, the case rate for women with gonorrhea was 104.7 per 100,000 residents. That was a 9.6% increase from the previous year.3

There were significantly more cases of gonorrhea in men between the ages of 20 and 34. People between the ages of 15 and 29 reported the most cases of gonorrhea among women. There has been a steady increase in reported gonorrhea cases for both genders between the ages of 30 and 39. Overall, case rates for both genders have increased 26.5% over the past 5 years.3

In 2014, the highest case rate in Arizona for gonorrhea was among American Indians at 389.5 cases per 100,000 residents. The second highest was among the black community at 228.9 cases per 100,000 residents. Both of these case rates are significantly higher than the average case rate statewide of 114.5 per 100,000 residents.3 The CDC recommends screenings at least once a year for syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea for all sexually active gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM). They further recommend annual testing for any women who may be below the age of 25 or engage in unsafe sex or sex with multiple partners.7

Your Best Scottsdale, AZ STD Testing Option

Scottsdale offers its residents and visitors many options for STD treatment and testing. If you are concerned that you may have been exposed to an STD in Arizona, getting tested is simple, affordable and confidential with STDTestExpress.com. To get started, answer a few brief medical questions to receive a personal test recommendation from our doctors. From there, you can pick a lab to visit from our vast network of locations throughout your area. If available in your area, In-Home Collection even allows you to be tested at home, work or another convenient location. For both options, your results are usually available within 3 business days or less. Our medical staff is available to answer any questions you have and prescription services are available if allowed by state law. It is just that simple to go and get tested today.

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References:

  • 1 US Census Bureau Quick Facts - Scottsdale and Maricopa County
  • 2 City of Scottsdale, AZ - About Us
  • 3 Arizona Department of Health Services Annual STD Report 2014
  • 4 Arizona Department of Health Services Annual STD Report 2011
  • 5 Arizona Health Matter HIV/AIDS Incident Report 2009-2013
  • 6 Arizona Department of Education - Effective Programs Outline
  • 7 CDC Testing Recommendations Fact Sheet