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STD Testing Saco ME

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

University Of New England-University Health Care, Saco Family Practice
(207) 283-1407
655 Main St
Saco, MAINE
Type
Clinic
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Hours
Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm.

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, Portland Health Center
(207) 797-8881
443 Congress Street
Portland, MAINE
Type
Clinic
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, Conventional Oral HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Languages
English
Hours
Mon.-Thurs., 8am-6:30pm; Fri., 8am-4:30pm; Sat., 9am-12:30pm. Walk-in Hours: Thurs., 3pm-6pm.

Toll Free Phone #:800-230-7526

City of Portland Health and Human Services Department, Public Health Division, Infectious Disease, I
(207) 874-8446
103 India St
Portland, MAINE
Type
Clinic
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, Rapid Oral HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Languages
Spanish
Hours
Mon.-Fri., 8am-12noon and 1pm-4:30pm. STD/HIV Walk-In Clinic: Tues., Thurs., 3pm-6pm.

Home Health Visiting Nurses of Southern Maine
(207) 284-4566
15 Industrial Rd
Saco, ME
 
Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, Biddeford Health Center
(207) 282-6620
281 Main St
Biddeford, MAINE
Type
Clinic
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, Conventional Oral HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Languages
English
Hours
Mon., Fri., 8am-4:30pm; Wed., 8am-7pm; 2nd Sat. of the month, 8:302m-12:30pm.

Toll Free Phone #:800-230-7526

City of Portland Health & Human Services Department, Public Health Division, Portland Sexually Trans
(207) 874-8784
India St Public Health Center,103 India St
Portland, MAINE
Type
Clinic
Services
STD Testing
Hours
Tues., Thurs., 3:30pm-6pm.

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, Sanford Health Center
(207) 324-9385
886 Main St Ste 302
Sanford, MAINE
Type
Clinic
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, Conventional Oral HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Languages
English
Hours
Mon., Tues., 8:30am-6:30pm; Thurs., 8:30am-5:30pm; Fri., 8:30am-4:30pm; 1st Sat. on the month, 9am-12noon.

Toll Free Phone #:800-230-7526

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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