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STD Testing Columbus NE

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Columbus Family Planning
(402) 564-1115
2522 14th Street
Columbus, NE
Hours
2nd & 4th Wed (6pm.9pm)

Polk County Health Dept.
(402) 747-2211
County Court House
Osceola, NE
Hours
Mon.Fri (8am.5pm)

Plum Creek Medical Center
(308) 324-6386
1103 Buffalo Bend
Lexington, NE
Hours
Mon.Fri.8am.5pm;Sat. 9am.11:30am

Charles Drew Health Center
(402) 451-3553
2915 Grant St
Omaha, NE
Hours
Mon.Fri (9am.6pm)Please Call for Eligibility Requirements

North Platte City Health Dept.
(308) 534-6780
200 South Silber
North Platte, NE
Hours
Mon.Fri (8am.5pm)

Butler County Health Dept.
(402) 367-3097
284 9th Street
David City, NE
Hours
Mon.Fri (8am.5pm)

Family Planning Center
(308) 762-4523
124 Box Butte
Alliance, NE
Hours
Thu (9am.3:30pm)

Winnebago PHS Hospital
(402) 878-2231
(South end of town on Hwy. 77)
Winnebago, NE
Hours
Mon.Fri (8am.5pm)

Dakota County Health Dept.
(402) 987-3200
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Dakota City, NE
Hours
Mon.Fri (9am.4pm)

Douglas County Health Dept.
(402) 444-7750
5620 Ames Avenue
Omaha, NE
Hours
Mon., Tues. Thurs., 5pm.6:30pm Fri., 2pm.3:30pm

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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