Feeling nervous before a sexually transmitted infection (STI) test (sometimes known as a sexually transmitted disease or STD test) is totally understandable, especially if you’ve never had one before.
Whether you’re scared about what the results will say or whether the test itself will be painful or intrusive, know that all of these fears are common and very normal.
Finding out as much as you can before the test can help you feel more prepared. Knowledge is power, after all. So let’s get clued up on what happens at an STI test with a little help from a Flo expert.