Posted onApril 7, 2017
April is STD Awareness Month. We will be providing you with weekly tips throughout the month of April. Visit this page every Monday for the more tips.
Talk openly to your partner(s) and your doctor about sexual health and STD’s.
Get tested. It’s the only way to know for sure if you have an STD
Many STDs don’t cause any symptoms. If you’re having sex, getting tested is one of the most important things you can do to protect your health.
Find out which STD tests CDC recommends that you should get. And remember, pregnancy doesn’t protect against STDs. If you’re having sex, you’re still at risk.
If you’re not comfortable talking about STDs, you can feel at ease knowing Oakhurst Medical Center provides confidential and free or low-cost testing.
If you test positive for an STD, work with your doctor to get the correct treatment.
Some STDs can be cured with the right medicine from your doctor. It’s important that you take all of the medication your doctor prescribes. To make sure your treatment works:
Other STDs aren’t curable, but they are treatable. Your doctor can talk with you about which medications are right for you.
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