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STD Testing Mcalester OK

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Army Ammo Plant
(918) 421-2496 Ext. 5
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Mcalester, OK
Hours
Mon.Fri (7:30am.4pm)

Pittsburg Co. Health Dept.
(918) 423-1267
620 South Third
Mcalester, OK
Hours
Mon.Fri (8am.10am & 3pm.4:30pm)

Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, Choctaw Nation Health Services Authority, McAlester Indian Health Center
(918) 423-8440
903 E Monroe St
McAlester, OKLAHOMA
Type
Clinic
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing, Free HIV Testing Services
Eligible
Must be Native American or member of Choctaw Nation.
Hours
Mon.-Fri., 8am-4:30pm.

Woods County Health Dept.
(405) 327-3192
901 14th Street,Suite A
Alva, OK
Hours
Mon.Fri (8am.5pm)

Pushmataha County Health Dept.
(918) 569-7973
P. O. Box 118
Clayton, OK
Hours
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Choctaw Nation I.H.C.
(918) 423-8440
903 East Monroe
Mcalester, OK
Hours
Mon.Thu (8am.4:30pm), Fri (12pm.4:30pm)

Pittsburg County Health Department
(918) 423-1267
620 S Third St
McAlester, OKLAHOMA
Type
Public Health Department/Social Services Department
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Languages
Spanish
Hours
Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm.

McClain County Health Dept.
(405) 527-6541
919 N. 9th Street
Purcell, OK
Hours
Mon.Fri (8:30am.11am & 1pm.3:30pm)

Creek County Health Dept.
(918) 224-5531
1808 S. Hickory
Sapulpa, OK
Hours
Mon.Fri (8:30am.5pm)

Custer County Health Dept.
(405) 323-2100
303 S. 8th Street
Clinton, OK
Hours
Mon.Fri (8am.5pm)

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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