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STD Testing Martin TN

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Weakley County Health Dept.
(901) 364-2258
P.O. Box 135
Dresden, TN
Mon.Fri (8am.4:30pm)

Tennessee Department of Health, Obion County Health Department
(731) 885-8722
1008 Mt Zion Rd
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing, Free HIV Testing Services
Mon.-Fri., 8am-4:30pm.

Bristol Health Department
(615) 928-2511
29 Midway Street
Bristol, TN
Mon.Fri (8am.4:30pm) HIV/AIDS: Tue, Fri (9am.11:30am)

Fayette County Health Dept.
(901) 465-3565
P.O. Box 188
Somerville, TN
Mon.Fri (8am.4:30pm)

Roane County Health Dept.
(615) 376-5516
124 W. Church Street
Kingston, TN
Mon.Fri (8am.4:30pm)

Obion County Health Dept.
(901) 885-8722
Mt. Zion Road
Union City, TN
Mon.Fri (8am.4:30pm)

Benton County Health Dept.
(901) 584-4944
113 Maple Street
Camden, TN
Mon.Fri (9am.4:30pm)

Williamson County Health Dept.
(615) 794-1542
1324 West Main
Franklin, TN
Mon.Fri (8am.4pm)

Grainger County Health Dept.
(615) 828-5247
Main Street, P.O. Box 27
Rutledge, TN
Mon.Fri (8:30am.11am & 1pm.4pm)

McMinn County Health Dept.
(615) 745-7431
Showbarn Road, P.O. Box 665
Athens, TN
Mon.Fri (8am.4:30pm) HIV/AIDS: Thu (9am.3pm)

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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