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I have to do my PAP for the first time in Canada. I am from another country. Would I be tested for any STI too? If yes, which STI would it be?
Hi, Thanks for writing. The PAP test (or PAP smear) is a routine cervical cancer screening test. In British Columbia, women aged 25 and over are encouraged to get a yearly PAP test to screen for early, pre-cancerous changes to the cervix. When women get their PAP test done they can ask for STI screening as well, but it is not done automatically. The PAP is done by swabbing the cervix and STI... Read Full Answer
I was meant to get my depo shot on the 14 but I've been told before I should be good for 2 weeks after ??
Hi When getting the Depo-Provera injection, you need to return in 11-13 weeks for you next shot. We usually tell the person to come in at 11 weeks so they have a 2-week buffer in case anything comes up. If its over 13 weeks since you had your injection you would need to use another method like condoms until you were able to make it in. You can also call the options for sexual health sex sense... Read Full Answer
Hi, do you know where they offer IUD emergency contraception?
Hi, If you’re in Vancouver you can go to the Willow Women’s Clinic, or Everywoman's Health Centre, or Elizabeth Bagshaw Women's Clinic. If you live in BC (but not in Vancouver) you can go to emergencyIUD.ca and search by your city/town for a list of clinics near you that offer emergency IUD insertion. If you live outside BC contact a Planned Parenthood or abortion clinic near you. Or you can... Read Full Answer
Where can I get an idu in Kamloops?
Hi, Thanks for your question. There are a few different doctors in Kamloops who can insert IUDs. The best way to get in touch with these doctors is to call the Kamloops Youth Clnic at (250)-851-7300, and ask for the Youth Intake Nurse. The nurse has a list of doctors that do IUD insertions, and the nurse can give you their names and phone numbers over the phone. Also, you do not need to be a... Read Full Answer
my boyfrnd withdrew his penis before ejaculation....also this was his first release that day......we did not do it again...........is there still a chance that i could get pregnant??
Hi, thanks for your question. Withdrawal is a method of contraception that is practiced all over the world and can be highly effective when it is used the way you describe. It is never considered to be absolutely 100 % effective however so there is always a possibility of pregnancy. Here is the link to the Optionsforsexualhealth.org fact sheet on withdrawal. https://www.optionsforsexualhealth.... Read Full Answer