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STD Testing Northampton MA

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

Tapestry Health
(413) 586-2539
16 Center St Ste 415
Northampton, MASSACHUSETTS
Type
Clinic
Services
Rapid Oral HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Languages
English, Spanish
Eligible
No HIV testing after 3pm or on Fridays.
Hours
Mon., Thurs., 10am-7:30pm; Tues., Wed., Fri., 10am-4:30pm.

Toll Free Phone #:800-696-7752

Holyoke Health Center
(413) 420-2200
230 Maple St
Holyoke, MASSACHUSETTS
Type
Clinic
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Languages
Spanish
Hours
Mon.-Fri., 9am-4:30pm.

University of Massachusetts Amherst, University Health Services
(413) 577-5101
150 Infirmary Way
Amherst, MASSACHUSETTS
Type
Clinic
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Eligible
Students and university personnel only.
Hours
Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm. Urgent care: 24 hrs.

Hilltown Community Health Centers Incorporated, Huntington Health Center
(413) 667-3009
73 Russell Rd
Huntington, MASSACHUSETTS
Type
Clinic
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Eligible
HIV testing for clients only.
Hours
Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm.

Baystate Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Pediatric and Adolesce
(413) 794-5307
759 Chestnut St
Springfield, MASSACHUSETTS
Type
Clinic
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Languages
Spanish
Eligible
Handicapped accessible.
Hours
Mon.-Fri., 8am-4:30pm.

US Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, VA New England Healthcare System,
(413) 584-4040
421 N Main St
Leeds, MASSACHUSETTS
Type
Hospital
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Languages
Spanish
Eligible
Eligible veterans only.
Hours
24 hrs.

Toll Free Phone #:800-893-1522

Tapestry Health, Holyoke Office
(413) 536-8777
15 A Main St
Holyoke, MASSACHUSETTS
Type
Clinic
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, Rapid Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, Rapid Oral HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Languages
Spanish
Hours
Mon., 12am-7pm; Tues., Wed., Fri., 10am-5pm; Thurs., 12pm-5pm.

Toll Free Phone #:800-696-7752

Hilltown Community Health Centers Incorporated, Worthington Health Center
(413) 238-5511
58 Old North Rd
Worthington, MASSACHUSETTS
Type
Clinic
Services
STD Testing
Languages
Spanish
Hours
Mon., Wed., Fri., 9am-5pm; Tues., 9am-8pm; Thurs., 9am-7pm. Emergencies: Sat., 9am-12noon.

Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Western Massachusetts Hospital
(413) 562-4131
91 E Mountain Rd
Westfield, MASSACHUSETTS
Type
Hospital
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Languages
Spanish
Hours
Mon.-Fri., 8am-4:30pm.

Baystate Health System, Baystate Medical Center, Infectious Disease Division
(413) 794-5376
3300 Main St Ste 7CND
Springfield, MASSACHUSETTS
Type
Hospital
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Languages
Spanish
Hours
Mon.-Fri., 8am-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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