Private STI Clinics in Kuwait City

In Kuwait, Better2Know can help you to get tested for STIs. Our Kuwait City sexual health clinic is open six days a week for your private appointment. Whatever your sexual health concerns are, speak to us in confidence.

Untreated Gonorrhoea in Men vs Women: What are the risks?

As with many other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), the symptoms, signs and long-term health complications associated with Gonorrhoea differ between men and women. Anyone who is sexually active is at risk of STIs including Gonorrhoea. Since many people exhibit no symptoms in the early stages of infection, it is important to get tested if you may have been at risk. Here we explain the similarities and differences between Gonorrhoea in men and women.

7 reasons to have an STI test

It’s not uncommon to feel uncomfortable or embarrassed about getting an STI test, but it is important to remember that these feelings are only temporary. Testing for STIs is simple and there are plenty of reasons why you should book your sexual health test today.

Screening for STDs in the Middle East

Throughout the Middle East, Better2Know provides an extensive range of private sexual health testing services. As well as confidential testing for individual infections, we also offer a selection of STI screens in countries like Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.

Sexual Health Testing in Riyadh

Better2Know has private STI clinics across Saudi Arabia, including the capital city of Riyadh. Located in the districts of Al Masif and Al Rayan, our clinics offer various testing options for a wide range of sexually transmitted infections. These include HIV, Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Syphilis, Herpes I/II and many more.

HIV Testing in Abu Dhabi

Better2Know is the world’s largest provider of private sexual health testing services. With a wide range of tests and screens at clinics across the UAE, testing for HIV in Abu Dhabi has never been easier.

Chlamydia Tests and Screens in the Middle East

Chlamydia is a common, yet harmful, sexually transmitted infection (STI). With early detection, Chlamydia can be easily treated. If left undetected, it can lead to serious long-term consequences, such as Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) or infertility.

What if I test positive for an STI in the Middle East?

Better2Know is the Middle East’s leading provider of private STI and HIV testing services. By testing with us, you will receive support and guidance if you test positive for a sexually transmitted infection. We have private sexual health clinics situated throughout the region, including Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

Sexually Transmitted Infections: How Can I Catch an STI?

Over one million sexually transmitted infections are acquired every day worldwide [1]. You can catch an STI through sexual contact, as well as vaginal, anal or oral sex. The likelihood of you catching or passing on an STI is higher if you do not practice safer sex, for example by wearing a condom.

Female Sexual Health in the Middle East

More than 26 million people in the Middle East and North Africa region have curable sexually transmitted infections. [1] There is a stigma associated with STIs, particularly regarding the topic of who gets infected. This could be due to misinformation or a lack of education around sexual health. It is important to remember that STIs do not discriminate; anyone can be affected by sexually transmitted infections. [2]

Instant STI and HIV Results in the UAE

Better2Know’s Instant STI testing services are available at selected private sexual health clinics throughout the United Arab Emirates, including Abu Dhabi and Dubai. With this popular testing option, you can receive rapid results for six sexually transmitted infections. These include HIV, Syphilis, Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.

Gold, Silver & Platinum: Choosing The Right Screen For You

Better2Know offers an extensive range of confidential STI testing throughout the Middle East. Along with private testing for individual infections, we also provide an assortment of sexual health screens in countries like Qatar, Oman and the United Arab Emirates. Our screens comprise combinations of STI tests and have been specially designed by a panel of medical experts to ensure your total peace of mind.

Male Sexual Health in the Middle East

Sexually transmitted infections are a cause for concern for many people – regardless of age and gender [1]. Issues with sexual health can cause feelings of stress, worry and embarrassment [2]. Better2Know are here to help you. Our private STI testing services are fast, accurate and discreet. Better2Know’s experienced sexual health advisors are highly trained to help you with your sexual health concerns, including those that can affect men. Men do not often show symptoms of an STI, so it is important to get tested regularly, or as soon as you have had unprotected sex [3].

Herpes, Syphilis or HPV?

You may be suffering from an outbreak of blemishes around the mouth, the genital or anal areas of your body. These can be in the form of sores, ulcers, lesions, warts, blisters or any other breaks in the continuation of skin. Herpes, Syphilis and the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) are common sexually transmitted infections that trigger these types of symptoms. The only way to know which STI you have contracted is to get tested as soon as possible.

STI Symptoms: How will I know if I have an STI?

The first thing anyone does when they notice a worrying symptom is to google what their symptoms might mean. Rather than scaring yourself into a state of denial and vowing never to see a doctor for fear of a diagnosis, it is much more productive to seek the advice of a qualified medical professional. This includes concerns about your sexual health.

Premarital Screening in the Middle East

The year of broadcasting your engagement on social media and to anyone who will listen is finally over – now you have to plan the extravagant one-day spectacle. Amongst trying on the entire racks of wedding dresses, the brutal selection of attendees, you may become lost in all the potential ways a napkin can be folded and forget the true purpose of the marriage: to become a family. Whether this means you want a hoard of children or – to quote Carrie and Mr Big from Sex & The City – quite content with being ‘Just Us Two’, a premarital health screen should be somewhere in your wedding to-do list.

Do I need to tell my partner I have an STI?

Positive STI diagnoses are nothing to be embarrassed about. No matter how hard the shame and stigma surrounding sexually transmitted infections might try to convince you otherwise. It is usually considered illegal to knowingly or recklessly transmit an STI. For example, some countries have laws that require you to notify certain people or authorities if you are HIV-positive.

Chlamydia Testing in Saudi Arabia

Are you worried about Chlamydia? Better2Know provides a range of different testing options at our private clinics across Saudi Arabia. All STD testing is performed in line with the highest international standards of care and quality. Our sexual health screens and tests are regularly reviewed by our panel of medical experts and supported by our team of 24/7 Sexual Health Advisors.

Hepatitis Testing in Abu Dhabi

Better2Know is the UAE’s largest provider of private STI testing services. We have sexual health clinics across the country, including the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. Our comprehensive range of STD tests and screens includes testing for Hepatitis A, B and C, in addition to an array of other infections such as HIV, Chlamydia and Syphilis.

Sexual Health Statistics in the Middle East

You may be wondering, how common are sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the Middle East? Despite cultural and religious norms, STIs and STDs remain prevalent across the Middle East. Better2Know is the largest private provider of sexual health testing. If you are worried, we can help you to get tested.

Everything you need to know about HIV Testing in Dubai

Dubai and Sharjah reportedly have the highest number of positive HIV cases in the UAE. There are several reasons suggested for this. If you are worried about HIV, Better2Know can help you. We provide confidential HIV testing in Dubai as early as ten days after potential exposure.

Everything you need to know about Herpes

There are many misconceptions about Herpes. If you do have Herpes, you’re not alone. In MENA, the prevalence of HSV I is as high as 97.5% in some populations [1]. There are over 100 herpes virus types, of which eight can be found in humans. Types I and II are the most common [2].

Can STIs affect fertility?

The simple answer is yes. If left untreated, several STIs can pose health risks including loss of fertility. Whilst regular sexual health testing is advised despite your fertility plans, it is particularly important to be tested for STIs before conceiving. Here we explain which infections can impact your fertility and how.

Chlamydia rate in the Middle East higher than expected

It is often assumed that STI rates may be lower in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) due to certain religious and cultural norms which differ significantly to Europe and other parts of the world. However, the rate of Chlamydia infection found in MENA is parallel to that in other regions across the world.

Better2Know’s 5 Top Tips on a Healthy Sex Life

Nobody is immune to sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The truth is that, if you are sexually active, you will always be somewhat at risk. However, there are several ways to reduce your chance of catching an unwanted infection. Here are Better2Know’s top tips on preventing STIs.

UAE hopes to end Hepatitis C infection by 2030

As reported in The National, the UAE aims to significantly reduce the prevalence of Hepatitis C by targeting specific high-risk groups and communities [1]. The virus, which chronically affects around 71 million people globally [2], can eventually lead to cirrhosis of the liver and is a major cause of liver cancer.

Why you should never self-diagnose an STI

Whilst the Internet is handy for many reasons, using social media to obtain health advice is unfortunately not one of them. With an increasing number of people turning to the Internet hoping to gain an explanation for their health problems [1], it is important to make sure that your source is reliable. If not, this can lead to a false diagnosis and incorrect medication, among many other risks. All information published by Better2Know is reviewed by our highly qualified team of medical experts, so if you are looking for STI advice, you’re in the right place.

Which STI test is right for me?

Better2Know’s range of screens and tests have been designed by our team of medical experts. It can be difficult to know which is the best option for you. Rest assured that we have a suitable test or screen for everyone. It is important to choose the combination of tests which will relieve any concerns you have about your sexual health.

Tunisia is the first Arab country to introduce sex education

As reported by The New Arab, Tunisia is set to become the first country in the Arab world to introduce sex education into schools. This is a positive sign of progress in improving awareness of sex and sexual health in MENA.

World AIDS Day 2019

On 1st December, World AIDS Day is held to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS worldwide, with the hope to end isolation, stigma, and, ultimately, HIV transmission. This year’s global campaign focuses on the importance of communities and how “communities make the difference”.