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STD Testing Clovis NM

Local resource for STD Testing in Clovis. Find addresses and phone numbers of business and services that provide access to STD Testing in Clovis, NM.

Roosevelt Co. Field Health Off
(505) 356-4453
County Courthouse
Portales, NM
Hours
Mon (1pm.3pm), Wed.Fri (9am.11am)

Curry County Public Health
(505) 763-5583
1216 Cameo St
Clovis, NEW MEXICO
Type
Public Health Department/Social Services Department
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Languages
Spanish
Hours
Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm. Testing: Thrus., 8am-10am and 1pm-3pm.

Community Health Center
(505) 368-5181
Yucca & Pinon, P.O. Box 1734
Shiprock, NM
Hours
Mon.Fri (8am.5pm)

Eddy Co. Field Health Office
(505) 746-9819
405 S. 2nd Street
Artesia, NM
Hours
Mon.Fri (8am.12pm & 1pm.4pm)

Shiprock Public Health
(505) 368-4971 Ext. 340
Service Hospital
Shiprock, NM
Hours
Mon.Fri (8am.5pm), Sat & Sun (10am.5pm)

New Mexico Department of Health, Curry County Public Health Office
(575) 763-5583
1216 Cameo St Ste G
Clovis, NEW MEXICO
Type
Clinic
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, Conventional Oral HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing, Free HIV Testing Services
Languages
Spanish
Hours
Mon.-Fri., 8am-12noon and 1pm-5pm.

New Mexico Department of Health, Publlic Health Division, Portales Public Health Office
(505) 356-4453
1515 W Fir St
Portales, NEW MEXICO
Type
Public Health Department/Social Services Department
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, Conventional Oral HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing, Free HIV Testing Services
Languages
Spanish
Hours
Mon.-Fri., 8am-12noon and 1pm-5pm.

Tohatchi Health Center
(505) 733-2244
P.O. Box 142
Tohatchi, NM
Hours
Mon.Tue, Thu.Fri(8am.3:30pm)

Pueblo Pintado Clinic
(505) 655-3301
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Pueblo Pintado, NM
Hours
Mon, Wed, Fri (10:30am.2:30pm)

Sandoval Co. Field Health Office
(505) 867-2291
County Courthouse
Bernalillo, NM
Hours
Mon.Fri (8am.12pm & 1pm.4pm)

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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