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STD Testing Washington DC

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

Arlington CountyDepartment of Human Resources
(703) 358-4960
1800 N. Edison Street
Arlington, VA
Hours
Tue (4pm.6pm), Thu (1:30pm.2:30pm)

University of Maryland
(301) 314-8180
Health Center
College Park, MD
Hours
Mon-Fri (9am-4:30pm)

Montgomery County Health Dept.
(301) 217-1760
2000 Dennis Avenue, Room 132
Silver Spring, MD
Hours
Mon, Tues, Wed (8:30-11:30am & 1pm-3:30pm) / Thurs (1-3:30pm & 5-7:30pm) Fri (8:30-11:30am)

Planned Parenthood
(301) 468-7676
4701 Randolph Road, #209
Rockville, MD
Hours
Mon (1pm-7:30pm), Tue (9am- / Sat (9am-11:30am)

Dewitt Army Hospital
(703) 664-1984
Building 815
Fort Belvoir, VA
Hours
Mon.Fri (daily)

Alexandria Health Department
4480 King Street
Alexandria, VA
 
Falls Church District Office:
6245 Leesburg Pike, Suite 500
Falls Church, VA
 
Fairfax County Health Dept.
(703) 660-7100
6301 Richmond Highway
Alexandria, VA
Hours
Mon (1:30pm.2:30pm)

Mount Vernon District Office:
8350 Richmond Highway,Suite 233
Alexandria, VA
 
Walker - Jones Services Center
(202) 724-4370
1100 1st St NW
Washington, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Type
Clinic
Services
Conventional Blood HIV-Antibody Testing, STD Testing
Languages
Spanish
Hours
Mon.-Fri., 8:15am-4:45pm.

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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Downtown Center
1108 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Hours: Mon: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Tues: 11:00am - 6:30pm
Wed: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Thurs: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Fri: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Sat: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Sun: Closed
Note: Please note our health center hours listed above as of June 2012.

Services: Downtown Center offers the following services related to the testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs):

STD testing, diagnosis and treatment, including:

bacterial vaginosis (BV)
chlamydia
genital warts
gonorrhea
herpes
HIV (testing and diagnosis only)
syphilis
trichomoniasis (trich)
Other STD testing, diagnosis and treatment services are also available. Please ask our staff for more information.