If you are planning to visit a health clinic, you may have questions. Select a topic and get your questions answered.
Getting ready to visit a clinic
At what age should I have my first reproductive health visit?
Why should I visit a health clinic?
Where can I find a clinic?
Do I need my parents’ permission to visit a clinic?
What documents should I bring?
What health information will they ask me about?
What should I ask the clinician?
Can I bring a friend?
What type of tests will they do?
Can I go if I am having my period?
Paying for services
Can I pay with my health insurance?
Do clinics accept Medicaid?
What if I can’t pay?
Types of clinical services
What is a pelvic exam?
Do I need a pelvic exam in order to get birth control?
What type of birth control can I get at the clinic?
Can I get a pregnancy test done at a clinic?
Do clinics test for all STIs?
Does my partner need to get tested?
Can I get all my vaccines at a clinic?
Do I need an HPV vaccine?
Do I need to get a blood test when I go to the clinic?
Do I need a breast exam?
Privacy and confidentiality