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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Sexual Health (Definition)

Sexual health usually refers to birth control and condom use to prevent pregnancy and the spread ...Read more


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What is a teen sexual health clinic?

What is a teen sexual health clinic?

Prevention: It is a clinic designed to promote health in teenagers and prevent high risk behaviours such as drinking, drug use, sexual activity. They treat sexually transmitted infections and offer information on birth control. ...Read more

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Is planned parenthood a teen sexual health clinic?

Is planned parenthood a teen sexual health clinic?

At times: Planned parenthood is a generalized substitute for gynecologic and general health care for women. Most of their efforts are in pelvic inflammatory disease, cancer detection and birth control. A few other areas of interest like pregnancy termination, a small percentage of their total efforts, have been a target of politically inspired demagogues. Female teen sexual health is addresed there. ...Read more

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What is best for sexual health problems - gp, nurse or clinic?

Specialist: Its best to find someone who you are comfortable with. Some one who is trained and knowlegeable about sexual health. Someone who can get to know you and develop a therapeutic relationship. ...Read more

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Can my gp diagnose and treat genial herpes or do I need to go to sexual health clinic?

Can my gp diagnose and treat genial herpes or do I need to go to sexual health clinic?

Yes, sure can..: Diagnosing and treating genital herpes is quite easy, and it is a common illness, and so I am sure your gp can do that with ease. Fyi--when one has one std, the chance of having others is higher thus likely you will be advised/screened for other stds. Protect yourself, protect others. Live well. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long can I delay a gonorrhoea test? Had symptoms a week, going uni 27/09/15 where they have a sexual health clinic, struggling to find one locally

Get in soon: This germ has the tendency to go into the sensitive tissues of your Fallopian tubes,infect them and cause permanent scarring.This can increase your risk of a life threatening tubal pregnancy or infertility. ...Read more

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Can youget HIV by going to get tested for HIV at a sexual health clinic?Im concerned with the needles they use &that people have tested positive there

No risk, no worries: Nobody ever gets infected by having blood drawn. For over 40 years, no doctors or clinics in industrialized countries have reused needles. Don't worry about it. To avoid HIV your entire life, have safe sex and don't share needles for self injection. Don't worry about any other possibilities; they are mostly urban myths. ...Read more

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I went to the sexual health clinic to find out if I have public lice I've asked the nurse is there a Cure she told me they can be cured and prevented?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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I went to the sexual health clinic to find out if I have public lice I've asked the nurse is there a Cure she told me they can be cured and prevented?

Here are some ...: Your Q didn't stated if pubic lice was confirmed, So, supply detailed symptoms (chiefly itching) stressing their onset, degree, evolution, & progress over time to the doc who will analyze those info and examine you to carefully seek the signs - skin lesions in pubic area and lice eggs in the hairs. For more details, go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crab_louse. ...Read more

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Good evening, I have anal warts and piles. I have seen a doctor and he said to go to a sexual health clinic. I'm so confused on what to do ?

Go to clinic: Please follow your doctor's advice and go to the sexual health clinic. You likely have a treatable disorder and may need follow-up care. There is no stigma in going to a sexual health clinic. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

Dr. Tariq Halim
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Community Clinics (Definition)

Community clinics are sites that provide outpatient medical services by appointment or walk-in ...Read more


Clinics (Definition)

Clinics are sites that provide outpatient medical care ...Read more