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Can I get an IUD being under 18, without parental knowledge? And if so what is the cost?

posted on May 17, 2019 2:23 pm

At Teen Clinic, we offer services for anyone of the ages 19 and under. This would include starting birth control. If someone is 17 and under, our services are donation based. This means a person would not be charged, but they can leave a donation if they want! If someone is 18 or 19, it […]

how do I know if I’m pregnant after a week goes by after sex?

posted on May 11, 2019 5:24 pm

The earliest that someone can take a pregnancy test is 14 days after the sexual contact.  At that time someone will get an accurate result.  If someone takes a pregnancy test before the 14 days, they may not get an accurate result and would want to take another test once it has been 14 days. Someone can buy pregnancy […]

What forms of birth control does the teen clinic provide? Are all methods provided free for someone who is 16?

posted on May 4, 2019 4:53 pm

At Teen clinic, we offer all forms of birth control. The only method we don’t stock at our clinic is The Patch (but we could send it to a pharmacy if needed). If you would like to read over the different birth control methods you can click here If someone has insurance or is on […]

When is it safe to masturbate after being treated for chlamydia?

posted on May 4, 2019 4:40 pm

Let’s start out by talking about what Chlamydia is and how it can be spread or transmitted. Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted bacterial infection of the vagina, penis, anus, or throat. Chlamydia is spread through vaginal fluids and semen. Someone can get Chlamydia through unprotected oral sex, vaginal sex, anal sex, and genital to genital contact. Chlamydia is cured with antibiotics. When someone is […]

Is it possible to catch an std through saliva contact ?

posted on April 19, 2019 4:33 pm

STIs can be a very real risk for people if they are engaging in certain types of sexual contact. It’s good to know that when it comes to STIs they are transmitted through.. Sexual Fluids (Semen and Vaginal fluids) Skin to skin contact (or genital to genital contact) Breast milk Vaginal birth In order for someone to […]