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Genital Herpes | SINGAPORE GUM™


Genital Herpes | SINGAPORE GUM™ @singaporegum_com: Genital herpes symptoms in men/women, screening/diagnosis, testing/check, treatment, Singapore. Private & confidential service.

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168 Bedok South Avenue 3 #01-473
Singapore 460168
Tel: (+65) 6446 7446
Fax: (+65) 6449 7446
24hr Answering Tel: (+65) 6333 5550
Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 9 am to 3 pm, 7 pm to 11 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 7 pm to 11 pm
Public Holidays: Closed
Last registration: one hour before closing time.
Walk-in clinic. Appointments not required.
Bring NRIC, Work Pass or Passport for registration.



Herpes - sores on male sex organ Genital herpes

The signs of herpes appear about 2-10 days after sexual contact with an infected person.

These include:

  • itching/burning-feeling in the genital area
  • water blisters (vesicles) or open sores
  • discharge of fluid from the vagina.

Herpes sores heal after 3-4 days but often recur. Treatment relieves pain and discomfort but cannot prevent recurrence. A woman with herpes may infect her newborn at childbirth causing blindness or mental retardation.

Herpes lesion on upper lip Herpes simplex is caused by the Herpes simplex virus (HSV) 1 & 2 (HSV-1 & HSV-2), diagnosed with the herpes type-specific blood test


Human Herpesvirus (HHV) classification

Herpes test

Herpes TestCost
Herpes Simplex Type 1 & 2 PCRSG$190/=
Herpes Simplex Type 1 & 2 CultureSG$240/=
Herpes Simplex Type 1 IgG AntibodySG$30/=
Herpes Simplex Type 2 IgG AntibodySG$32/=
Varicella Zoster IgG AntibodySG$44/=
Epstein-Barr virus EA-IgA AntibodySG$50/=
Monospot TestSG$30/=
Cytomegalovirus IgM AntibodySG$72/=
Cytomegalovirus IgG AntibodySG$72/=


TORCH complex is a medical acronym for a set of perinatal infections (i.e. infections that are passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus), that can lead to severe fetal anomalies or even fetal loss.
Other agents are:

Sexual risk (of HIV/STD/pregnancy), and what you can do before and after exposure.

Timeline HIV STD Pregnancy
Before exposure
Abstain from sex, Be faithful, or Condom use
Circumcision (males only)
Contraception (females only)
HIV PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) STD vaccine:
- Hepatitis vaccine
- HPV vaccine
STD / HIV exposure
Unsafe sex / unprotected sex:
No condom / Condom broke / Condom slip
0-72 hours HIV prevention
HIV PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) treatment
- Stop HIV infection after exposure.
STD testing.
If STD symptoms appear, then do STD treatment.
- Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
- Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.
Emergency contraception (females only)
2 weeks HIV DNA PCR test
1 month 20 minute rapid HIV test - SD Bioline HIV Ag/Ab Combo:
- Fingerprick blood sampling.
3 months 20 minute rapid HIV test - OraQuick®:
- Oral saliva or
- Fingerprick blood sampling.
Full & comprehensive STD testing
- Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
- Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.