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Planned Parenthood HIV/STD Prevention Services Attacked in Tennessee

It was just a week ago that anti-abortion politics allegedly led the Susan G Komen Foundation to cut funding to Planned Parenthood for breast cancer screenings. This week, Planned Parenthood in Tennessee is under attack, this time impacting the... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Indiana: Planned Parenthood Offers Free STD Testing

This article was reported by WTHR-TV . WTHR-TV reported that Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky (PPINK) will participate in the sixth annual Get Yourself Tested (GYT) campaign during April's STD Awareness Month by offering free STD and HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indiana: Planned Parenthood to Offer Free STD Tests

As part of the "Get Yourself Tested" campaign and National STD Awareness Month, Planned Parenthood will offer free STD screenings at 19 locations across Indiana during April. The free tests will be available during the first week of the month and on... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Bad advice from planned parenthood?

Hi Dr. Bob-I called my local planned parenthood concerend about a potential exposure (cut on my finger during a manicure, liquid styptic put on my cut and lotion massaged on my hands afterward), and the woman there told me it was a significant risk...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You cut your finger during a manicure? OUCHAMAGOUCHA!!!The initial advice you received was inaccurate. I agree with the advice you subsequently got from the AIDS hotline and CDC. To answer your specific questions:1.No.2.A negative test is always... Read more »

Planned parenthood in Texas is making me wait

Hi Dr. Bob! I had unprotected insertive oral from someone and I am going to take a test at three months mark. But when I called planned parent hood. They told me to take one when after 4 months. So what should I do?.. Should I take one now...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,There are many illogical and bizarre things about Texas for instance Tom DeLay, or certain inhabitants of Crawford and the fact that "he needed killin'" is considered a valid defense in court. Consequently I can't comment on... Read more »

Can you get an STD if you use a condom?

Can a person get an STD if a condom is used at all times and properly during sex?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Condoms, when used correctly during sexual intercourse, are effective against many sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). A condom protects you and your partner from exposure to FLUIDS (like semen, vaginal and anal secretions and blood). A man... Read more »

STD Insurance ability to release records to employer

My employer has a short term disability plan through a 3rd party administrator. They want an authorization to release medical records signed. The release states the insurer is allowed to disclose the information to my employer. It states: "I...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
I am not aware of any federal law that permits this without a medical release. In fact, under HIPAA, I can't imagine it to be even possible. You certainly should question that statement before signing the release. Ask the insurance company to... Read more »
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Planned Parenthood

Posted by hangclean, 1 Reply
Why does planned parenthood still recommend 6 months for an antibody test? Read more »

Planned Parenthood... Elisa???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know if the blood draw test provided at Planned Parenthood (the one that takes 3-5 business days); is that an ELISA? I asked them, but the girl didn't seem to know. I will appreciate your info. Read more »

Nurse at Planned Parenthood said test at 6 & 12mos

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have been visiting this forum and also doing alot of research and what I have learned is 3 mos is a very good and then 6 mos to be sure.
Went to Planned Parenthood yesterday took the Ora sure and the nurse said that It was good I was testing at 6... Read more »

To Ny_Gal or others about std

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I took a gonnorea clymidia test at a Planned Parenthood in another state other than NY where you work. It was a urine test. The results negative I called to repeat the test and they said they wernt doing it antmore as it wasn't reliable.
EH... Read more »