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I've had reoccurring bacterial infections for the past year now, and I'm getting desperate to find answers. I've tried everything you could think of. I've been trying to get two prescriptions of the medications, so my boyfriend can take it as well. This time the infection is different though. I'm starting to think it's not even a bacterial infection. Everything is so swollen down there I can barely walk or sit or do my daily routine and I've looked up what it could be but I'm just not even sure anymore. I'm so tired of this and I just want answers.

I am sorry that you are going through this tough time, it must be very frustrating. Unfortunately, you would need a full workup, in-person, with a doctor to get to the answers we need to solve your problem. I would schedule an appointment as soon as possible with your doctor, or you can call us at Corner Health to schedule an appointment.

I have a lady telling me she is pregnant and due 10/06. we had sex one time on 12/9. I know sperm can live up to 5 days. everybody I have talked to and who work at our local hospital say the kid should be born in early September not early October if conceived between 12/9-12/15. Am I the father?

We can not say for certain whether or not you are the father of this child. There are many factors that affect a due date and require a full history and workup to confirm the date. However, a date of conception at 12/9/17 estimates a due date in early September. 

I had unprotected sex on April 21st with my boyfriend. He thought he ejaculated inside of me, so I took a Plan B three hours after sex. However, I did not have any side effects of any kind, which I read can happen to some people. I am now a week late on my period which was suppose to start May 9th, and I have been experiencing some bloating, heartburn, sore breaths, nausea & headaches. I have taken a test but it comes out negative. I am starting to freak out.

There are many factors that affect a menstrual cycle and getting pregnant. Based on what you described, we can not say for certain if you are or are not pregnant. The best way to assess whether or not you are pregnant is to go see your health care provider. You can always contact us for an appointment and get some free condoms while you are here.

I was fingering my girlfriend and she was near climax. Just then, I inserted in her just once and quickly pulled out. I did not ejaculate, but I may have had pre-ejaculate (was wet at the tip). What are the chances she may be pregnant?

While the chances are low she would get pregnant from this, it is possible. We recommend she speak with her healthcare provider and get a pregnancy test to be on the safe side. You can always contact us to make an appointment. You can also come by to pick up some free condoms, which you should always use not only to protect against pregnancy but STI/STDs as well.

If mental health services are confidential do I need a parent to sign me in for appointments or can I come alone? I'm 16.

You do not need parental consent at 16 for mental health services, but if you are using your parent's insurance, the bill will go to your parents. We offer a sliding fee if you do not want to use your parent's insurance. Please contact us for more information.

I've been itching down below, and my discharge has been clumpy. It sometimes burns when I pee. I was wondering what this may be?

This could be a variety of things such as a yeast infection or a urinary tract infection. If you have been sexually active, this could also be an STI. Please see a healthcare provider as soon as possible to receive an examination and to determine what may be causing these symptoms. You can always contact us to schedule an appointment. If you are sexually active, stop by the Corner to pick up some free condoms at our front desk.

 

My vagina is itchy and I don't know what to use.

Irritation of the vagina could possibly a sign of an infection going on. It could be as simple as a yeast infection. In order to be affectively treated you would need to see your doctor to confirm the exact cause. Feel free to call us to schedule.

 

I thought I'd started my first period in June but it only lasted one day. I had a longer one in September and another in October. It's been nearly six months and I haven't had another one. I don't over exercise or do anything to delay it. Is this normal?

There are many factors that can affect one's menstrual cycle, including: health history, medications, diet, sleep, exercise, just to name a few. In order to get a good answer to your question, it would be best to schedule a GYN (gynecology) appointment with your primary care doctor. You can always contact us to make an appointment.

 

I have been on birth control for about five months but I've always been terrible about taking it. I usually forget to take one (but double up the next day) at least four times a month. About three weeks ago I forgot to take the last of my active pills and just threw them out because I was about to start my sugar pills. Had my period a bit earlier than usual because of this and ended a bit earlier. My period ended on Wednesday and then on Friday I had unprotected sex and he finished inside me. I had not started my new pack of birth control because I usually don't start them until Sunday. I have a week and half until my next period, been feeling kind of nauseous the past few days. What are the chances of being of being pregnant?

There is a possibility of pregnancy, however, there is no way to quantify the likelihood. Our advice would be to start taking a prenatal vitamin if you are not already. You will be able to take a pregnancy test at home or in office as early as a week after your missed period to determine if you are pregnant.

It is highly recommended that you schedule an appointment with your primary care doctor to discuss the possibility of pregnancy, as well as all of your birth control options. It may be worth exploring a long term birth control like the IUD or the Nexplanon that will cover you for the entire time it is in place, as opposed to the short term coverage of the pill. We do all of these services at the Corner Health Center, please call us to schedule 734-484-3600.

 

I have a friend who came in with their parent and was told that they needed insurance to pay for Mental Health Services. Is this true? If not how does this work? Are Mental Health Services free?

Mental health services are not free, but we offer "affordable health services." The Corner has a sliding fee scale procedure for individuals that do not have insurance and services are billed accordingly with the expectation that fees are to be paid at the time of service(s). Additionally, the Corner assists with applying for insurance in an effort to bill for services rendered. 

 


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