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STD Testing Altus OK

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Jackson County Health Dept.
(405) 482-7308
201 S. Lee Street
Altus, OK
Mon.Fri (3pm.4pm)

Jackson County Health Department
(580) 482-7308
401 W Tamarack Rd
Public Health Department/Social Services Department
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
HIV testing is on a walk-in basis.
Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm.

Kiowa County Health Dept.
(405) 726-3316 Ext. 7
Courthouse Annex
Hobart, OK
Mon.Fri (8am.4:30pm)

Muskogee County Health Dept.
(918) 687-4456 Ext. 61
530 S. 34th Street
Muskogee, OK
Thu (7:30am.10:30am)

Shawnee Indian Health Center
(405) 275-4270
Route 5
Shawnee, OK
Mon.Fri (9am.12pm & 1pm.4pm)

Greer County Health Dept.
(405) 782-5531
108 S. Penn Street
Mangum, OK
Mon.Fri (8am.5pm)

Cherokee Indian Health Clinic
(918) 775-9159
Route 2, Box 6.3
Sllisaw, OK
Mon.Fri (8am.4:30pm)

Cherokee County Health Dept.
(918) 456-8826
912 S. College
Tahlequah, OK
Mon.Fri (8:30am.4:30am)

LeFlore County Health Dept.
(918) 647-8601
501 Dewey Avenue
Poteau, OK
Mon.Fri (8am.5pm)

Choctaw Nation Health Center
(405) 584-2740
205 East Third
Broken Bow, OK
Mon.Fri (8am.4:30pm)

STD's That Cause Infertility

STD's That Cause Infertility

An untreated sexually transmitted disease (STD) can have devastating effects on your fertility. Unfortunately, some STD's have no noticeable symptoms for some women, so you may not even realize that you have an STD until it's too late. Some STD's that cause infertility spread even with the use of a condom or other protective barrier, so practicing safer sex often is not enough.

Chlamydia, gonorrhea and genital herpes can cause scarring in your fallopian tubes, which can prevent you from conceiving. While gonorrhea and chlamydia are treated with antibiotics and will go away, herpes will be with you for a lifetime. You might have very few outbreaks of genital sores if properly managed with medication, but the disease is still present and contagious.

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) can lead to infertility in women, and also has no cure. Your immune system will reduce it to a very low level, and it may cause no problems at all. It will, however, be in your system for the rest of your life.

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a complication that arises from chlamydia and gonorrhea, and 40% of women who are not treated for their STD will develop this condition. PID also leads to infertility, or an ectopic pregnancy, where the fertilized egg begins to grow in the fallopian tubes rather than in the uterus. This condition leads to a miscarriage, but in severe cases it can cause death to a pregnant woman.

If you're sexually active, you should be getting tested for STD's by your doctor each year when you go for your physical exam. STD's like chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes and HPV are usually detected with a Pap test, while HIV/AIDS will show in a blood screening.
It's important that you see your doctor before you plan on becoming pregnant, so you can undergo STD testing. If you have an active STD, your doctor may be able to treat it with antibiotics, and if it's a lifelong condition such as herpes or HIV/AIDS, he or she ...

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