People have used birth control methods for thousands of years. Today, we have many safe and effective birth control methods available to us.
Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing and Treatment
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are caused by infections that are passed from one person to another during sexual contact.
If you are pregnant, you have options. If you are trying to decide if abortion is the right choice for you, you probably have many things to think about. Learning the facts about abortion may help you in making your decision.
Pelvic exams can help you stay healthy and find any problems. But many of us feel nervous about getting pelvic exams because they are about our sexual and reproductive organs.
You have three options to think about: parenting, adoption, and abortion. There is no right or wrong decision. As part of our commitment to your health care, Planned Parenthood offers education, resources, and referrals.
One key way to find abnormal cervical cells is to have a colposcopy procedure and, sometimes, a colposcopy and biopsy together.
Cervical Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
Most of the time, abnormal cervical cells heal without treatment. But sometimes, they can develop into cancer. Treatments for precancerous cells are highly effective at preventing cervical cancer.
HIV Testing and Counseling
Up to 1 out of 6 people who have HIV don't know it. Knowing if you have HIV can be essential to your sexual health.
During perimenopause and menopause, a person may experience many hormonal changes, and may have some mild to serious menopause symptoms.
There is much we can do to protect our health. Routine visits with a health care provider can help prevent serious illness. They can also diagnose and treat the common conditions that affect someone.
All services are confidential regardless of age or marital status.
Our model of care involves patient-focused information and education. Patients leave our centers with the information and knowledge they need to maintain and protect their health. Planned Parenthood provides a non-judgmental and confidential rapport with patients that makes it easier to address a number of sensitive issues such as behaviors that involve risk and safer alternatives.
Ohio teenagers are not required to have parent permission to receive basic gynecological services, get birth control, or obtain a pregnancy test, HIV test and/or testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections.
Learn more about HIPAA and your privacy rights.
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