Hepititis B & C
Both Hepatitis B & C are considered under the heading of STD testing at ARCpoint Labs of Minneapolis Metro area. Both viruses can be transmitted via sexual contact or by sharing needles from intravenous drug use. Hepatitis B (Hep B) is transmitted by the exchange of blood and other bodily fluids; Hepatitis C (Hep C) is transmitted through blood.
Both viruses impact the liver and could be damaging to other major organs. Since each can be present without causing symptoms in the individuals carrying the viruses, get tested if you think you may be at risk. It is best to know and start treatment early and act preventatively. There is a vaccine for Hep B. If the results are positive, seek medical help and treatment.
Read more facts about Hepatitis from the CDC.
NOTE: ARCpoint Labs of Minneapolis Metro area is a group of independently-owned and operated franchise locations. Not all services are offered at all locations.
Don’t Be Paralyzed by Worry or Fear. Get Tested Today
Knowing if you carry the Hepatitis B or C virus is important for you and your sexual partners. Contact ARCpoint Labs of Minneapolis Metro area today.