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How much is Plan B pills at the Teen Clinic ?

posted on November 17, 2018 6:17 pm

In the state of Colorado there isn’t an age restriction to buy  Emergency Contraception over the counter.  In some places, Emergency contraception may be between $40-$50. Teen Clinic also offers it as well. If someone wants to get Emergency Contraception at Teen Clinic they have a couple of options.  They can get it for free if […]

I had missed my Depo Shot and started my period….

posted on November 17, 2018 6:13 pm

…..And me and my boyfriend decided to have sex. He came in me 3 times and after that I got the Depo Shot. Is there a chance I may be pregnant? Once someone has had a hormonal form of birth control (like the Depo shot)  for 1 week it can help prevent pregnancy up to 99% (even if ejaculation occurs in […]

How can you tell if you or someone has herpes?

posted on November 9, 2018 7:39 pm

This is a great question! Lets talk a little bit about Herpes! There are two different types of Herpes, Herpes Simplex Virus I & II.  Type I presents itself as cold sores on the the mouth so it is not considered an STI unless it’s transmitted through unprotected oral sex (mouth to genital contact). Type II is usually called “Genital Herpes” because it […]

My period hasn’t come in over a month…

posted on November 9, 2018 7:12 pm

… Could it be possible that Plan B  delayed it or am I pregnant? One of the most common side effects of taking emergency contraception is a change in a period.  Because it contains a large dose of hormones, it can disrupt someone’s cycle.  For some people, it may jump start a full period, or light spotting, or it may delay someone’s […]

Are abortions free and do I need a parent signature if I’m under 18?

posted on November 2, 2018 6:04 pm

Keep in mind that Teen Clinic does not offer abortions. We can however tell you a little bit about the law in Colorado. In Colorado, minors do not need parental consent to receive an abortion. However, state law does require that they notify their parents/guardian before.  A minor can choose to notify their parents themselves (with a certification form), or they […]