Women's Health 3
Bacterial Vaginosis, Candidiasis, and Trichomoniasis At-Home Test
Utilizing our Women's Health 3 test, tests you for Bacterial Vaginosis, Candidiasis, and Trichomoniasis. You can test from the privacy of your own home without worry.
All the tools you need for completing the test are provided for you. Virtual care options are also provided without an additional cost to you, allowing you to get the right treatment early.
Rest assured that your privacy and confidentiality are of utmost importance to us. Our test is discreetly packaged, and all personal information is handled securely and with the utmost discretion.
This test is a vaginal swab collection.
Avoid Self-Diagnosis and Treatment:
While over-the-counter treatments are available for yeast infections, it's important to confirm the diagnosis with a healthcare provider before starting treatment. Self-diagnosis and improper treatment can lead to recurrence or worsened symptoms.
Some of these infections, like trichomoniasis, are sexually transmitted. If diagnosed, it's important to notify sexual partners so they can also be tested and treated if necessary.
Follow Medical Advice:
If diagnosed with any of these infections, follow your healthcare provider's recommended treatment plan. Finish the entire course of prescribed medications, even if symptoms improve.
Practicing good genital hygiene, wearing breathable underwear, avoiding scented products, and practicing safe sexual practices can help prevent the recurrence of these infections.
If you receive a positive result, follow the recommended steps for treatment and follow-up care. If you receive a negative result but still have symptoms, consult a healthcare provider for further evaluation.
This test is not available for pregnant women.
- 1Register your kit online. Then fill out the label on the back of the registration card. Place label lengthwise on the specimen tube.
- 2Open vaginal swab from packaging and hold the swab in the middle of the swab shafts with your fingertips at the scoreline.
- 3Insert swab tip into the vagina about 2 inches past the vagina entrance. Rotate the swab against the vaginal walls for 30 seconds.
- 4Open specimen tube while holding the swab. Place the swab into the specimen tube, ensuring the swab tip is covered in the liquid inside the tube.
- 5Break the swab at the scoreline. Screw cap back onto the specimen tube.
- 6Place specimen tube into the specimen bag then place the bag into the INDICAID health box. Put the box into the relabeled shipping bag.
- 7Schedule a pickup or drop-off your sample at your local UPS store. Be sure to do this only on Mondays-Thursdays.
- 8You're all done! We will reach out as soon as we have gotten your sample at the lab.
Getting tested and treating vaginitis is crucial for several reasons, including obtaining an accurate diagnosis, alleviating symptoms, preventing complications, and promoting good sexual health. Vaginitis, characterized by inflammation in the vaginal area, can result in discomfort, itching, pain, and unusual discharge. Failing to address vaginitis in a timely manner can potentially lead to more severe complications, such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or persistent infections. Prompt treatment plays a pivotal role in preventing these issues from emerging.
Bacterial vaginosis, abbreviated as BV, occurs when there is an overabundance of specific bacteria in the vaginal area, disrupting the natural bacterial equilibrium. It stands as the most prevalent vaginal condition among women aged 15 to 44. Failing to receive proper treatment may heighten the risk of acquiring other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as chlamydia or gonorrhea, or lead to the development of pelvic inflammatory disease due to the bacteria involved.