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Vie Medical Clinic
613 N. Broadway Suite C
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Toll Free: 866.443.0843
Our phone is answered 24 hours.
Mon 10am - 5pm
Tue 10am - 5pm
Thu 10am - 5pm
Fri 10am - 3pm
Other times by appt.
Sex and Health
Pregnancy is not the only thing to be concerned about after having
sex. STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) and STIs (sexually transmitted
infections) are common. Some can be cured. Some cannot. Many have lifelong
HPV (human papillomavirus) is the primary cause of cervical cancer.
At least 50 percent of sexually active men and women aquire genital
HPV infection at some point in their lives. Most HPV infections have
no signs or symptoms; therefore, most infected people are unaware they
are infected, yet they can transmit the virus to a sex partner.
Chlamydia is the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted
disease in the United States. Any sexually active person can be infected
with Chlamydia. The greater the number of sex partners, the greater
the risk of infection. Because the cervix of teenage girls and young
women is not fully matured, they are at particularly high risk for
In women, symptoms of gonorrhea are often mild, but most women who
are infected have no symptoms. Even when a woman has symptoms, they
can be mistaken for a bladder or vaginal infection. Untreated gonorrhea
can cause serious and permanent health problems.
There are still over 1 million people living with HIV in the United
States. About one-fourth of those have not yet been diagnosed and are
unaware of their infection.
Sex is a big deal. Know the facts. Make informed decisions. Respect
We offer STI testing.
Source: Centers for Disease Control (www.cdc.gov)