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STI Testing & Treatment

What is an STI?

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are passed from person to person during sex, by sharing syringes, or from an infected mother to her baby during pregnancy, childbirth or breast feeding.1

Although the terms STI and STD are often used interchangeably, infections are only considered diseases when symptoms are present. This means the term STD can apply to both STIs and STDs.

Walgreens Healthcare Clinic providers are trained to test, consult, diagnose & provide STI treatment. Clinics are open evenings and weekends, so you can get tested when your schedule allows. Appointments and results are always confidential.

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Common STI symptoms & testing2

What to expect during your STI test appointment

Your Walgreens Healthcare Clinic appointment will include:

  • Questions about your exposure risk and history
  • STI education
  • Treatment options

Appointments and results are always confidential. Visit expert providers at a Walgreens Healthcare Clinic near you.

Additional resources

HIV prevention & treatment

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention STD info

Patient care services provided by Take Care Health Services, an independently owned professional corporation whose licensed healthcare professionals are not employed by or agents of Walgreen Co. or its subsidiaries, including Take Care Health Systems, LLC. Privacy Practices

1 "Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)," The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, March 19, 2018, https://www.cdc.gov/std/default.htm.

2 "STDs," Planned Parenthood, https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/stds-hiv-safer-sex.

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