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I have been on on the Depo shot for a year and some months…

posted on February 17, 2017 1:35 pm

…… I always get my shots on time and me and my boyfriend were touching on each other he thinks he pre-ejaculated and this was the day before I got my next shot….should I be worried?? Once someone has had a hormonal form of birth control (like the Depo shot)  for a week it can help prevent […]

I masturbate at least five times a week. ….

posted on February 17, 2017 12:38 pm

…….I have itching after orgasming, but then it goes away. Can I get an STD/STI from just touching myself? I have an odor, as well. Great question! Lets talk a little bit about STIs. STIs can be a very real risk for people if they are engaging in certain types of sexual contact. It’s good to know […]

How much does birth control cost?

posted on February 10, 2017 4:56 pm

Great question! Teen Clinic charges are based on a sliding scale. For example: If you are 17 and under: You can receive services on a free or donation basis! Donations are not required, but greatly appreciated. If you are 18 or 19: You can receive services for free or at a low-cost. Some services will slide […]

I had sex two days ago and my boyfriend came in me ….

posted on February 10, 2017 4:48 pm

………..and just yesterday I started my period.  Is that normal while being on Nexplanon? Thanks for asking! The Nexplanon is a single matchstick-sized rod that is placed underneath the skin in your upper arm. A nurse or doctor inserts the rod. Once inserted, the rod releases hormones gradually for up to three years. After someone has […]

I’ve been on birth control for about 4 months……

posted on February 2, 2017 7:48 pm

………… my boyfriend ejaculated in me on my ovulation day. Should I still take Plan B? When someone starts a new hormonal method of birth control (like the pill) they need to use a back up method (like condoms or practicing abstinence) for one week before that method will be effective. After that first week, the […]