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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
Not enough yet: I think that social media will prove helpful, but their sue so far is far too limited. However, much good (as well as bad) information can be found on the web. See www.Jpc-se.Org to learn about developing policy issues. (i am the chair of that international committee.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dnt think so: Firehoues lack the proper facilities to reeve healthcare needs. A better choice would be small community clinics which were purpose-built. ...Read more
On the contrary.: The primary cause of health disparities in the us is related to poor access to care based on low socioeconomic status. Basic services such as education, fire protection, police, etc. Are not related to employment, and yet health insurance access is primarily related to our jobs. If we truly believe in health care as a basic right, we need to develop a system of access for all. ...Read more
Yes: Especially if not treated appropriately.Get a more detailed answer ›
There are ten: The ten essential public health services provide the framework for the nphpsp. Because the strength of a public health system rests on its capacity to effectively deliver the ten essential public health services, the nphpsp instruments health systems assess how well they perform them. As too little space here to list: see http://www.Apha.Org/programs/standards/performancestandardsprogram/resexxen. ...Read more
Wide definitions: A sexual health counselor may be someone at school, someone at a health clinic, or another setting. Typically this person is not a medical doctor, but is trained in some area of how the body works and functions sexually. A reproductive health doctor would be a medical doctor trained in medical school who specialized in helping individuals with reproductive problems. ...Read more
In some states: This varies with the locality and the particular disease, but the answer is sometimes. ...Read more
+high risk HPV DNA: The international assoc. For research on cancer reclassified hpv-66 as a high-risk, carcinogenic type of hpv and rec. That it be included as part of routine screening in 2005. Guidelines rec. Testing for the presence of “high-risk” types of hpv as an additional diagnostic tool for equivocal or ambiguous cytology results. Used to det.Need for colposcopy/cervical cytology analysis for women >30yrs. ...Read more
Female Genital : Mutilation can lead to death, severe chronic pain, hemorrhage, urinary retention, urinary tract infections, keloid scars, strictures, fistula, incontinence, infertility, painful intercourse, painful periods, neuroma, recurrent infections, septicemia, transmission of hepatitis, tetanus, HIV & difficulty with childbirth. This doesn't address the emotional damage & horror inflicted. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Apples/Oranges: Obama care (affordable care act) is a legislative initiative to make private insurance available to more people. If you go to healthcare.Gov you will find several specific plans to choose between, some of which may be appropriate for you depending on needs and cost. You could think of it as obama care giving you more insurance options but whether or not they are 'good' depends on your situation. ...Read more
STDs: Complicated question. If you know that your contact has an std, particularly HIV disease, early therapy is essential and can be done empirically. If testing for antibodies to a variety of stds it often takes a minimum of 10-14 days for these to form. If symptomatic, a variety of testing and cultures can be done as soon as you are examined for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I went to health department for STD they stated they would contact me within 10 days if something was wrong they never did a month later i go for a s?
Contact them: Yes, contact them for an answer. Good luck. ...Read more
It depends: Do you mean having sex with 2 women at the same time or having 2 sexual relationships? Yes, you *can* have sex with more than one person. You should make sure that all the people involved are safe (safer sex- std and pregnancy protection) and that everyone has clear expectations about the relationship. Dealing with more people increases the chances of hurt feelings and "drama". ...Read more
If I go to a free STD health clinic & am tested + for chlamydia .. do they give me meds for it at a cost? If I don't have insurance, in this case
VARIES: These clinics vary in the degree of help they can give for free. Some us sliding scale, which benefits those with the least ability to pay. Some are subsidized by state or federal dollars and may or may not be authorized to provide free meds. It doesn't hurt to call ahead and find out how this is handled in your local center. ...Read more
If your period is late what cause this other than pregnancy. I'm sexually active. No stds, healthly relationship.
Since brith control has extra hormones, why does it affect discharge ? Like color (without health issues or infections/stds), smell, and thickness?
All over the map!: Some can kill you, like HIV, hepatitis B, or syphilis if not treated. Others have little or no health impact and usually are only minor inconveniences (genital warts, for example). And everything in between. Infertility from gonorrhea or chlamydia. Cancers from HPV. Psychological stress from herpes. For more info, google each of the main STDs: gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, syphilis, HIV, etc. ...Read more
Anal Sex: Anal sex is a common human sexual experience. There is no bad or good in medicine or science. Sometimes there is shame. Sometimes there are risks for common stds, just like other forms of sexual intercourse. Anal sex can take some time to get used to. But, for many humans, straight and gay and bisexual, this is a normal part of their sexual life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tracking and tracing: It depends on the std. In some cases they may just keep a record of it for tracking purposes: to find out whether the incidence is going up or down over time. But in other cases (such as syphiiis) they may take a more active role, interviewing you about recent sex partners so that they can contact those people and get them tested and treated. ...Read more
Sexed with 4 different people can it cause any serious affect on my health .My parteners dint hav any std?
I've had unprotected sex twice, could there be a possibility I have an STD or STI and don't even know? And can I go to my universities health center?
Yes/probably: There are std's that can pass to you without producing noticeable symptoms. A university health center is usually capable of providing you with these screening services.Those that may not would usually maintain a referral list of sources you could use for the service. Your student handbook may define the limits of that health centers services. ...Read more
Can me having a STD for a while when I was pregnant because I did not know I was affected cause my child to have mental health problems for my child?
Depends on the std: Some like chlamydia and gonorrhea would not bother the fetus during pregnancy but might at delivery if untreated. Syphilis could be a problem at either time unless recognized and treated. Others (herpes) could have variable outcome,primary infection vs recurrence. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Herpes: If your immune system is ok then not life threatening. But you will have it forever. You will be at risk for passing it to your partner forever (whether you have active lesions or not...the old thought that if I do not have active lesions, you are not infectious is false). You can help prevent outbreaks with medicine, can treat outbreaks with medicine, but you cannot at this time cure it. ...Read more