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STD Testing Grand Forks ND

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

Valley Family Planning
(701) 775-4251
27 1/2 South Third Street
Grand Forks, ND
Hours
Mon.Fri (8:30am.12pm & 1pm.4:30pm)

USAF Medical Facility
(701) 594-3849
Building 109, J Street
Grand Forks, ND
Hours
Mon.Fri (7:30am.4:30pm)

Community Actionand Development
(701) 227-0131
Program 652 W. Villard
Dickinson, ND
Hours
Mon.Thu (8am.12pm & 1pm.5pm), Fri (8am.12pm)

Grand Forks Public Health Dept
(701) 746-2525
122 South 5th Street
Grand Forks, ND
Hours
Mon.Fri (8am.4:30pm)

Central Valley District Health
(701) 252-8130
Unit 310 10th Street,S.E.
Jamestown, ND
Hours
Mon.Fri (8am.5pm)

Grand Forks Public Health Dept
(701) 746-2525
122 South 5th Street
Grand Forks, ND
Hours
Mon.Fri (8am.4:30pm)

First District Health Unit
(701) 852-1376
801 11th Avenue,S.W.
Minot, ND
Hours
Mon.Fri (8:30am.12pm & 1pm.5pm)

Community Health Services
(701) 241-1386
401 3rd Avenue, North
Fargo, ND
Hours
Mon.Fri (8:30am.12pm & 1pm.4:30pm)

State Departmentof Health
(080) 472-2180
Division of Disease Control State Capitol
Bismarck, ND
Hours
Mon.Fri (8am.5pm)

USAF Medical Facility
(701) 594-3849
Building 109, J Street
Grand Forks, ND
Hours
Mon.Fri (7:30am.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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