25 Sep 2020
18 Sep 2020
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.
11 Sep 2020
04 Sep 2020
28 Aug 2020
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.
21 Aug 2020
14 Aug 2020
07 Aug 2020
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.
24 Jul 2020
Over one million sexually transmitted infections are acquired every day worldwide . 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.
17 Jul 2020
More than 26 million people in the Middle East and North Africa region have curable sexually transmitted infections.  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. 
10 Jul 2020
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.
03 Jul 2020
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.
12 Jun 2020
Sexually transmitted infections are a cause for concern for many people – regardless of age and gender . Issues with sexual health can cause feelings of stress, worry and embarrassment . 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 .
22 May 2020
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.
15 May 2020
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.
08 May 2020
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.
01 May 2020
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.
10 Apr 2020
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.
13 Mar 2020
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.
06 Mar 2020
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.
28 Feb 2020
21 Feb 2020
31 Jan 2020
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.
24 Jan 2020
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.
17 Jan 2020
10 Jan 2020
As reported in The National, the UAE aims to significantly reduce the prevalence of Hepatitis C by targeting specific high-risk groups and communities . The virus, which chronically affects around 71 million people globally , can eventually lead to cirrhosis of the liver and is a major cause of liver cancer.
27 Dec 2019
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 , 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.
13 Dec 2019
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.
06 Dec 2019
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.
29 Nov 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”.