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STD Testing Wilmington DE

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Riverside Hospital
(302) 764-6120 Ext. 201
700 Lea Boulevard
Wilmington, DE
Hours
Mon-Sun (24 hours)

HMO of Delaware
(302) 421-2466
200 Hygeia, P. O. Box 6008
Newark, DE
Hours
Mon-Thu (8:30am-8pm), / Sat (8:30am-3pm)

Downtown Family Health Service
(215) 872-2666
206 East 9th Street
Chester, PA
Hours
Call for times

Sacred Heart Family HealthServices
(215) 494-7666
2621 West 9th Street
Chester, PA
Hours
Call for times

Cecil County Health Dept.
(301) 996-5100
401 Bow Street
Elkton, MD
Hours
Tue (1pm-4pm), Thu (9am-12pm)

St. Francis Hospital
(302) 421-4335
8th & Clayton Streets
Wilmington, DE
Hours
7 days/24 hours

Christiana Hospital
(302) 733-1601 Ext. 100
4755 Ogletown Stanton Road
Newark, DE
Hours
Mon-Sun (24 hours)

State Health Center
(215) 447-3250
5th and Penn Streets
Chester, PA
Hours
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Chester County Health Dept.
(215) 344-6225
326 N. Walnut Street
West Chester, PA
Hours
Tues, (8:30.11:00..1:00.3:00) Fri.(8:30.11)

Middletown Health Center
(302) 378-9596 Ext. 529
214 N. Broad Street
Middletown, DE
Hours
Mon (7:30am-3:45pm), Tue / Call for other clinic hours

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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Wilmington Center (DE)
625 N Shipley Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

Hours: Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Tues: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Thurs: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed
Note: Hours listed are current through November.

Services: Wilmington Center (DE) 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.