Sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI) Sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs), previously called sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), are still relatively common these days. They can be of bacterial, viral or parasitic origin. As the name implies, these infections are transmitted primarily through skin contact during sexual activities, whether vaginal, anal or oral in nature. […]
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MEDICAL ANALYSIS USEFUL TOOLS TO PREVENT DISEASE AND MAINTAIN OUR HEALTH Group BIOANALYSE offers most of test available provided by qualified professionals with the best customer service. We offer a complete range of test of more than 300 tests that includes hematology, biochemistry, serology, immunology, and cytopathology tests. As these tests are base examinations used by your physician to determine your health condition, they will probably require a sample, therefore, contact our staff when booking an appointment, they will provide you further details on sampling taking. Laboratory services are also available, depending on what you need we offer: blood test for allergies, blood samples and urinary, STI screening (sexually transmitted infections), (herpes, chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis, HIV, syphilis, etc.). Additionally, preventive check-up (screening cancer, diabetes, cholesterol, etc.), blood group test, resting electrocardiogram (ECG), pre-employment check-ups and pregnancy blood test with results in 8 hours. Some of the benefits of using BIOANALYSE services are booking appointments within 24 hours, home service available on request (free travel for the nurse), experienced nurses in blood samples of babies and children and finally results in 24 hours for most of the tests. If you have questions or concerns contact your family or regular doctor, clinic, […]
Sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBI) SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES (STD) Sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections (STBBIs), previously called sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), are still relatively common these days. They can be of bacterial, viral or parasitic origin. As the name implies, these infections are transmitted primarily through skin contact during sexual activities, whether vaginal, anal or oral in nature. However, a mother can also transfer most of them to her infant during pregnancy or childbirth. If you’d like reassurance regarding your state of health, please don’t hesitate to visit one of our Bioanalyse Medical Clinics on the North Shore of Montreal, where you can see a nurse for a consultation and screening. If you’re experiencing symptoms, please feel free to contact the clinic or your nearest emergency room or urgent care center. There are more than 30 different STBBIs. The six most common ones are as follows: HIV Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), also called AIDS, is a sexually transmitted and blood-borne infection that gradually destroys the individual’s immune system. Main symptoms: FeverFatigueSore throatSkin rashWeight lossSwollen lymph nodesOther symptoms Test results are available within 24 hours Gonorrhoea Gonorrhoea is an STBBI that causes an infection in the mucous membranes of the […]
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How to prepare and deal with the risks Do you have to travel for professional reasons or simply for vacation? If knowing a new country is rather gratifying, we must not forget the measures to be taken in terms of your health to be well protected once you arrive abroad. Here are our three tips before you go. Find out enough about the country of destination There are now electronic guides that allow you to consult health sheets by country online. Thus, you will find for your destination, all the necessary information concerning:• The health protocol linked to the COVID pandemic,• Existing illnesses,• The risk of insect stings or bites,• Daily hygiene measures to be observed (drinks, food, heat, hydration, clothing advice, etc.)Thus, with this reliable information, you can prepare for your trip with peace of mind. You will know what you need to pack in your suitcase to better protect yourself (first aid kit, medical treatments, rehydration solutions, etc.). Compulsory or recommended vaccines To travel to certain countries, it is necessary or strongly recommended to be vaccinated against diseases that persist in specific geographical areas. You may therefore be required to take one or more vaccinations before leaving. Among […]
Probably you have heard about them but under the name of STDs (Sexually transmitted diseases). Nowadays, this term has been replaced by STIs (Sexually transmitted infections) for greater precision in the way of transmission. What are the STIs and their symptoms? Among the most common, we find: HIV and AIDSSyphilisHepatitis A, B, C.Genital HerpesGonorrheaHuman papillomavirus (HPV) Those different infections can be transmitted during sexual intercourse or through the blood, such as HIV. Symptoms of HIV and AIDS HIV can transmit through sexual intercourse. (Vaginal, oral, or anal), likewise, through the blood, it’s manifested the presence of a vaginal infection, followed by severe fatigue, weight loss, diarrhea, and fever with night sweats.In the case of AIDS, when is produced the HIV, the immune system is weakened even more and the infected person can contract grave diseases such as pneumonia, and cancer, among others. Symptoms of Syphilis Syphilis is sexually transmitted. It is developed in 3 stages and is the last one when the infected person can experiment with heart, neurological, articular, and/or bone problems. Symptoms of Genital Herpes Genital Herpes is transmitted by the skin and causes burning in the urine, lesions in the intimate parts, fever, and even physical discomfort. […]