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Birth Control for Men
Sexual Health

Birth Control for Men

The two primary forms of contraception for men are condoms and vasectomies. Alternative forms of contraception are currently being researched, although they may not be widely available for some time. These options vary widely in their effectiveness at preventing pregnancies and cost.

Erica Kahn
Erica Kahn19 Apr 2022
How Much Does it Cost to Treat Bacterial Vaginosis in 2022?
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How Much Does it Cost to Treat Bacterial Vaginosis in 2022?

Without insurance, treating bacterial vaginosis typically costs between $155 - $275. The cost may vary depending on whether you see a doctor or buy an at-home testing kit, the type of antibiotic prescribed, and the dosage of antibiotics prescribed. If you are experiencing symptoms of BV, it is important to seek medical attention, as untreated BV can cause serious health complications.

Erica Kahn
Erica Kahn19 Apr 2022
What You Need to Know Before Getting an IUD
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What You Need to Know Before Getting an IUD

Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are an effective form of reversible birth control. Before getting an IUD, it is important to be informed on the types, risks, and potential side effects.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan11 Jan 2022
Best At-Home STD Tests in 2022
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Best At-Home STD Tests in 2022

Some of the best at-home STD tests include EverlyWell, LetsGetChecked, HealthLabs, and Nurx.

Alyssa Corso
Alyssa Corso15 Dec 2021
What Are the Best Antibiotics for UTIs?
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What Are the Best Antibiotics for UTIs?

The best antibiotics for treating a UTI depend on the type of UTI and the severity of the symptoms. Nitrofurantoin, trimethoprim, and cephalexin are common antibiotics prescribed to treat UTIs.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini10 Dec 2021
When Should I Get An STD Test?
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When Should I Get An STD Test?

While it’s important to get tested if you are experiencing any potential STD symptoms, you should always get tested at least once a year if you are sexually active. If you don’t always have protected sex, you should get tested every six months.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini10 Dec 2021
How Much Does Nexplanon (Birth Control Implant) Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
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How Much Does Nexplanon (Birth Control Implant) Cost Without Insurance in 2021?

Without insurance, Nexplanon costs about $1,030.64. This price will also be affected by the insertion and removal cost, as well as a standard OB/GYN office visit.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini25 Oct 2021
How Much Does Monistat Cost in 2021?
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How Much Does Monistat Cost in 2021?

On average, we found that Monistat costs $17.19. This price can be affected by the number of days the treatment is used and purchasing brand names over generic brands.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini21 Oct 2021
How Much Does an HPV Vaccine Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
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How Much Does an HPV Vaccine Cost Without Insurance in 2021?

Without insurance, the cost for an HPV vaccine costs an average of $300; the cost is influenced by the number of doses needed and the type of clinic you visit.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini11 Oct 2021
What Are the Risks of Taking Viagra?
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What Are the Risks of Taking Viagra?

There are several risks of taking Viagra, especially if you are already taking other medications. Some potential side effects include vision loss, upset stomach, and heart problems.

Talor Bianchini
Talor Bianchini6 Oct 2021
How Much Does STD Treatment Cost Without Insurance in 2021?
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How Much Does STD Treatment Cost Without Insurance in 2021?

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) will require treatment costing anywhere from $4 to $9,000 depending on your diagnosis without insurance. There are also initial costs of screening and doctor’s visit fees that may apply.

Alexis Bryan
Alexis Bryan8 Sep 2021
Is Gender Reassignment Surgery Covered by Health Insurance?
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Is Gender Reassignment Surgery Covered by Health Insurance?

The services and procedures to reaffirm one’s gender can be expensive when paying out-of-pocket, and many states do not yet explicitly mandate such coverage. Some private health plans offer coverage of gender reassignment but are dependent on meeting strict criteria.

Ashley Brooks
Ashley Brooks3 Sep 2021