Can you get treated for BV at Planned Parenthood?
Your nurse, doctor, or local Planned Parenthood health center can help you figure out the best treatment if you struggle with chronic BV.
Does Planned Parenthood give antibiotics for BV?
BV can be treated with antibiotics prescribed by your health care provider. These antibiotics are an easy and painless way to treat BV. Although BV can go away on its own, treatment is important because having BV can increase your susceptibility to: HIV infection.
Where do I go if I think I have BV?
See a GP or go to a sexual health clinic if you think you have BV. The condition is not usually serious, but you’ll need to be treated with antibiotics if you do have BV. It’s also important to seek treatment if you’re pregnant as there’s a small chance that BV can cause complications with pregnancy.
What to do if Planned Parenthood doesn’t exist?
Those opponents say women would be able to get services such as cancer screenings, Pap smears, and counseling by going to other community health centers. Perhaps more importantly to them, women would have trouble finding a facility that performs abortions.
Are there any doctors that work at Planned Parenthood?
Doctors are only onsite if they are performing abortions. And some Planned Parenthood facilities don’t even have doctors performing abortions! If you go there for an exam, you won’t see a doctor. In fact, there won’t even be a doctor in the building.
Is there a bill to defund Planned Parenthood?
It’s certainly a topical question with the introduction of a bill in Congress last week by two female Republican legislators. The legislation would take away the $500 million a year the federal government provides for Planned Parenthood. It would also repeal a law that prohibits states from defunding the nonprofit organization.
How long has Planned Parenthood been in business?
Planned Parenthood has been around for 100 years. It began receiving federal funds in 1970. In 1976, federal funds were limited to services that are not abortion-related. Scheidler said although the $500 million in annual federal funds aren’t directly used for abortions they keep Planned Parenthood in business.
How is Planned Parenthood helping people in the United States?
Through our health centers across the U.S., inclusive, medically accurate sex education programs, and tireless efforts to defend people’s right to access quality, affordable health care, Planned Parenthood is working to create the healthiest generation ever — both at home in the United States and around the globe. Reports & Fact Sheets
What does Planned Parenthood do for sex education?
Planned Parenthood is also the nation’s largest provider of sex education. Whether online, in schools, or in the community, our sex educators are dedicated to providing non-judgmental, medically accurate information for adults, teens, and parents. Read more about sex education. Where does Planned Parenthood funding go?
Is there a line item in the budget for Planned Parenthood?
There is no line item in the federal budget for Planned Parenthood, and we don’t get a blank check from the government. Instead, we get grants and reimbursements for specific programs.
How many Planned Parenthood patients are on Medicaid?
This would have a devastating impact on our country’s most vulnerable communities, who already face barriers to getting health care. At least 60% of Planned Parenthood patients rely on public health programs like Medicaid and Title X for their preventive and primary care.