Patient’s Drugs Delivery

  Dr Tan & Partners Singapore now deliver medicines to patients throughout Singapore. As medicine advances into the digital age, accessibility to health care has become much easier over the years. Our friendly in-house pharmacist is trained to respond to your drug delivery requests in a timely manner.   Delivery Charges: Within the same day: $ 40.00 Next day delivery: $15.00   Same day delivery only applies to Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (except Public Holiday). For same day delivery, the cut off time...

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Video on the HIV Window Period and Test Accuracy

HIV Window Period and Test Accuracy ” Hi, I’m Dr Tan from Dr Tan and Partners. Today we are going to talk about the HIV Window Period and the Accuracy of HIV tests. This has understandably caused a lot of confusion. The HIV Window Period is the time from when a person is infected with HIV to when our tests can tell us that he or she is infected with HIV. This means if a person who is infected does a test during this so called window period, the test will tell us he is NOT infected with HIV even though he is. This is called a false...

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Video on HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis PEP

  What is HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)? In this video, Dr Sii will discuss HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP). PEP are medicines given to a person after a high risk HIV exposure to minimize the risk of him/her getting infected with HIV. Common high risk HIV exposure scenarios include having unprotected sex with a casual partner or sex worker, or condom breaks or slips. PEP has to be started within 72 hours after the exposure. It is up to 99% effective in preventing a HIV infection. Most people tolerate the treatment very well...

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Syndromes Overview

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Syndromes Overview Sexually Transmitted Disease is passed on through penetrative sex, that including: Vaginal sex Anal sex Oral sex can either transmit germs from the genitals to the throat of the person giving the stimulation, or it can pass an infection from the throat to the genitals of the person receiving stimulation. Less often it can be transmitted by: a person using their mouth and tongue to lick or suck another person’s anus; a person putting fingers into the vagina, anus or mouth of...

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STD Screening for MSM (Men who have Sex with Men)

STD Screening for MSM (Men who have Sex with Men) MSM stands for Men who have Sex with Men. There are many other terms used to describe MSM such as Gay Men and Homosexual Men. These are unhelpful labels which might not apply to you. If you are a man and ever have had sex with another man then there are specific STD concerns that apply to you. The fact is MSM are at a higher risk for HIV and other STDs such as Syphilis, Gonorrhea, Herpes and Warts. There could be several reasons for this. First, the anal canal is not designed for sex. There is...

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