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What can i expect going to the family planning clinic for contraception for the first time?

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology 35 years experience
Options: A good health history should be taken, including sexual history & evaluation for high risk sexual behavior. At the minimum, a breast & pelvic exam with pap smear & cultures for std. All options for birth control should be offered & discussed. Usually a follow up for blood pressure check after 1-2 months if using birth control hormone therapy.

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Last updated Jul 21, 2012

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