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Frequently asked Questions
are some frequently asked questions we are asked, if these do not answer
your questions about Western Wyoming Family Planning you can contact us by
visiting our location page.
If I get a better job or get married, can I still come to Family Planning for services?
Do teens need parental consent?
- Yes, we are considered a low-income clinic, but we are
able to give services to anyone that comes into the clinic regardless if
their income is low or high.
I forgot to take my birth control pill or missed my depo provera injection, what should I do?
- No, under Federal Guidelines for Project Grants for Family Planning, part II, section 8, states: “Title X projects may not require written consent of parents or guardians for the provision of services to minors?”
I had unprotected intercourse or contraceptive failure last night, what should I do?
- Call our clinic as soon as possible as you can usually get caught up or refer to the pill package insert.
What does the annual exam/pap smear
include and who does the procedure?
- Call the clinic to come in for the Emergency Contraceptive Pill. If you had sex within 72 hours this will help prevent
Can male patients come into the clinic
- An annual exam includes a clinical breast exam, pelvic
exam and pap smear with related tests (including sexually transmitted
disease testing) is performed by a licensed Nurse Practitioner, Nurse
Midwife, or Physicians Assistant.
What are the most common. STD's/STI's
(Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Infections)?
- Yes, males are provided condoms, various counseling and
STD/STI's testing and treatment.
- The most common STD's/STI's are
chlamydia, genital warts, HPV, genital herpes, trichomonas, gonorrhea, and
HIV/AIDS. If you think you have symptoms or were told you were exposed to
any of these please come into our clinic as soon as possible.
If you need to make an appointment contact your
nearest office, by visiting our Locations