STD

STD

In 2013, the Center for Disease Control in Florida reported that young people aged 15–24 years get half of all new STDs. That means 1 in 4 sexually active adolescent females have an STD. Especially if you are pregnant, you owe it to yourself to know the whole truth. Your health, including your future reproductive health, even your life may depend on it.

One thing that is not very well known is that abortion has the potential to make some STDs worse. Having an abortion risks the spread of what is on the outside of the body throughout the reproductive system. If you test positive for Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, or Bacterial Vaginosis and have an abortion before you are treated, your risk of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease increases significantly.*

Thrive Orlando offers referrals for reduced cost confidential STD testing to our patients who have a positive pregnancy test in our office.

If you are pregnant, or think you might be, call us at (407) 208-9058 or email us at info@thriveorlando.org

* http://www.patient.co.uk/health/pelvic-inflammatory-disease