Womens Health/Birth Control

 

Womens Health Frequently Asked Questions


Women's Health Services are available at the Brady Health Center.

Garrett County Health Department has partnered with Frostburg State University to provide low to no cost reproductive health services (birth control, STD testing and treatment, pregnancy testing and emergency contraception) on campus at the health center various days of the week. Contact them @ 301-334-7770 to schedule an appointment.

  • Routine annual women’s exam. This includes
    • Breast exam
    • Pelvic exam and a Pap Smear (if over age 21)
    • STD/STI testing if indicated

  • Contraceptive Management
    • Birth Control Pill (some pills available at health center or prescription can be written for student to take to pharmacy)
    • Depo-Provera Injections (student needs to pick up at pharmacy and bring to health center for administration)
    • Condoms
    • Birth Control Patch (Prescription can be provided)
    • NUVA Ring (Prescription can be provided)

  • Emergency Contraceptive Pills

  • Pregnancy testing and referrals

  • Breast health assessment
    • A clinical breast exam is performed during the routine annual exam. You can also schedule an appointment if you have a problem or concern.

  • Evaluation and treatment for other common women’s health issues such as
    • menstrual concerns (cramps, irregular bleeding, PMS)
    • vaginal concerns (itching, odor, discharge, burning)
    • urinary tract infections

  • Sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and treatment
    • STI testing is offered at your annual exam, or you can schedule an appointment to be tested.
    • Testing for STIs can include: HIV, Syphilis, Chlamydia, Herpes and Gonorrhea.
    • You and your provider together will determine how you will receive the results.

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Womens Health Frequently Asked Questions

  • What should I expect at Women’s Health visit?
  • How do I choose a method of birth control?
  • How do I take the pill?
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