NEW!! What Test Should I Get?
Anonymous Clinic at The Thai Red Cross AIDS Research Centre offers the following tests for MSM to get a complete screening of sexually transmitted infections
HIV Test is a blood test that detects the Human Immuno Virus antibodies in the blood and other body fluids. HIV test is an important part of sexual health for all men who have sex with men. MSM with high risk behavior are recommended to get HIV tested every 3 months.
Syphilis test detects antibodies to the bacterium that causes syphilis. Men who have sex with men should have yearly tests for Syphilis. You may need to test more frequently if you often have sexual contact with casual partners or visit saunas. MSM with high risk behavior are recommended to get Syphilis screening every 3 months. For men who have sex with men Syphilis bacteria are spread through unprotected oral or anal sex.
Gonorrhea and Chlamydia tests should be taken by MSM at least once a year . MSM tested positive for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia should also be tested for Syphilis, STDs and HIV.
Anal PapSmear especially recommended for MSM who have ever been Bottom in their relationships. Experts recommend annual screening of Anal cancer and Anal warts for Men who have sex with men.
Men who have sex with men are about 17 times more likely to develop anal cancer than men who only have sex with women.
Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for all men who have sex with men.
Dr. James on basic health checkups for MSM
The information provided through Adam's Love is not a replacement for professional care. Your health care provider will help you decide which is the best treatment / test for you.