Orange County HIV, STD and Hepatitis C Testing

Radiant Health Centers offers comprehensive HIV, STD and hepatitis C testing, with results taking as little as 20 minutes. As the most widely recognized LGBTQ+ medical clinic in Orange County, we are committed to reducing the spread of disease and improving the health outcomes of the local community. Through our established testing services, we can deliver fast, reliable and confidential results in a convenient manner.

HIV, STD and Hepatitis C Testing Services

Testing for HIV, STDs and hepatitis C is the best way to deliver fast and targeted treatments to individuals, while also reducing health impacts throughout the community. At our LGBTQ+ medical clinic in Irvine, we aim to make the testing process as discrete and hassle-free as possible. If you think you may have been exposed, even if you don’t have symptoms, make it a priority to contact us.

Our full range of STD testing services is free to anyone without insurance in the Orange County community. For individuals with health insurance, you will be asked to share your insurance information with our medical clinic.

STD Testing Services for a Range of Infections

  • HIV
  • Hepatitis C
  • Chlamydia
  • Genital warts
  • Gonorrhea
  • Herpes
  • Syphilis
  • Trichomoniasis

At-Home HIV Testing

If you believe you may have been exposed to HIV, it’s important to get tested as soon as possible. Call Radiant Health Centers directly, and we will send an at-home HIV test in discreet packaging. The process is safe, accurate and quick – results take 20 minutes and are proven to be 99.3% accurate. In the event of a positive test result, contact our medical office immediately. The next stage is to confirm the results with a blood test, and then treatment can begin.

Medical Clinic HIV Testing

While we offer at-home HIV testing to make it both convenient and private for our patients, we also offer the same discreet free HIV testing for those that are uninsured at our Orange County medical clinic.

Our LGBTQ+ medical clinic in Irvine has a long history of treating sexually transmitted diseases. We work closely with patients to provide medication, mental health counseling and additional support after a positive test result.

HIV Treatment After a Positive Result

If a patient is diagnosed with a positive HIV test, the process will usually begin with Rapid ART – a highly effective treatment plan that uses antiretroviral medication to keep the viral load undetectable. Rapid ART can be prescribed the same day as the diagnosis in most cases.

Crucially, the earlier a patient is diagnosed and starts treatment, the better the outcomes, highlighting the need for fast testing. Additionally, our medical clinic also uses PrEP and PEP treatments in the fight against HIV.

Telehealth can play an important role in the testing processes for HIV, STDs and hepatitis C. If an individual believes they have been exposed to a disease, telehealth may be an appropriate first contact. In the event of a positive result, treatment may be managed through virtual consultation where in-person visits are not required.

At Radiant Health Centers, we provide both at-home and clinic testing for HIV. Taking fast action allows for the administration of PEP or Rapid ART treatments, plus any subsequent HIV management. Telehealth can become a vital tool to support you through this time, and help ensure you receive the right physical and emotional support.

Common Questions About Our STD Testing Services

When should I get tested for HIV?

If you believe you’ve been exposed to the virus, it’s time to get tested for HIV. Some common reasons for exposure to HIV include having unprotected sex, being a sexual partner of someone who has intercourse with others, sharing needles and/or being partners with an intravenous drug user.

Why should I get tested for hepatitis C?

While hepatitis C (hep-C) is not an STD, people with various types of STDs are often impacted by this disease. Reasons to get tested for hep-C include injecting drugs or already suffering from liver disease and/or HIV. If you have received donated blood or organs before 1992, or were born to a mother with the condition, we recommend getting hep-C testing. Contact us for help if you are unsure whether or not to get tested.

Should I get tested for an STD if I don’t have symptoms?

You should get tested when you think you’ve been exposed to an STD, regardless of any lack of symptoms. Many people will not develop symptoms from an infection, or will discover them only after the condition has worsened.

Access HIV, STD & Hepatitis C Testing Services in Orange County

For help with HIV, STD, hepatitis C and other testing services, contact Radiant Health Centers today. To access an at-home HIV testing kit or an appointment at our LGBTQ+ medical clinic, request it here or by calling (949) 809-5700.

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