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STD Testing Gallup NM

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

Gallup Indian Medical Center
(505) 722-1740
Nizhoni & Hwy. 564 By.Pass
Gallup, NM
Hours
M.F (8am.4:30pm)

US Department of Health and Human Service, Indian Health Service, Navajo Area Indian Health Service,
(505) 722-1000
516 E Nizhoni Blvd
Gallup, NEW MEXICO
Type
Clinic
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing, Free HIV Testing Services
Eligible
Must be Native American.
Hours
Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm.

Gallup Indian Medical Center
(505) 722-1000
516 E Nizhoni Blvd
Gallup, NEW MEXICO
Type
Clinic
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Hours
Mon.-Fri., 8am-4:30pm. Emergencies: 24 hrs.

Otero Co. Field Health Office
(505) 437-9340
903 Cuba Avenue
Alamogordo, NM
Hours
Mon.Fri (8am.12pm & 1pm.4pm)

De Baca County Field
(505) 355-2362
Health Office 514 Avenue C
Fort Sumner, NM
Hours
Mon.Fri (8am.12pm & 1pm.4pm)

Gallup Family Health Center
(505) 863-3120 Ext. 3
610 N. 5th Street
Gallup, NM
Hours
Mon.Fri (9am.1pm& 2pm.5pm)

Presbyterian Medical Services, Western New Mexico Medical Group, Gallup Office
(505) 863-3120
610 N 5th St
Gallup, NEW MEXICO
Type
Clinic
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Languages
Spanish
Hours
Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-5pm.

New Mexico Department of Health, Public Health Division, McKinley County Health Office
(505) 722-4391
1919 College Dr
Gallup, NEW MEXICO
Type
Public Health Department/Social Services Department
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing, Free HIV Testing Services
Languages
Spanish
Hours
Mon.-Fri., 8am-12noon and 1pm-5pm. Walk in HIV Testing: Fri., 8:30am-11:30am.

Socorro Co. Field Health Offic
(505) 835-0971
212 Neel Avenue,N.W.
Socorro, NM
Hours
Mon.Fri (8am.9am& 4pm.5pm)

Huerfano Clinic
(505) 325-5269
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Bloomfield, NM
Hours
Mon.Thu (8am.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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