9 Tests You Should Do Before Dating Your Partner Or Having Unprotected Sex With Your Partner
2. Hepatitis B
3. Hepatitis C
4. Other STI’s
7. Fertility profile
8. Chronic medical conditions
Up to 50% of people with Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI’s) don’t know they’re infected.
So, first check if your partner has lifelong STI’s like HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Herpes.
Then, check for the curable STI’s like gonorrhoea, syphilis, yeast infections & Chlamydia
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Your next concern should be knowing your intending spouse’s #genotype & #rhesus compatibility.
For #rhesus, you can either be Rhesus positive or negative.
If a Rhesus NEGATIVE lady marries a Rhesus POSITIVE man, there’s 50% chance their baby will be rhesus positive.
If care is not taken during pregnancy & childbirth, this could cause Haemolytic Disease of the Newborn.
Next, fertility tests are crucial coz most couples would like to have kids.
You should do at least these 3 common tests to check fertility;
– seminal fluid analysis
– hormonal assay &
– pelvic ultrasound scans
The scans will check the state of the internal reproductive organs.
Also, check if your prospective spouse has any of the following chronic medical conditions;
– high blood pressure
– kidney disease
– liver disease
Knowing this will enable you seek medical assistance early enough & also make the needed lifestyle adjustments.