Student Health and Wellness offers many women's health services. Some are listed below with descriptions and applicable fees. Fees are applied and are subject to change. Call the office to ask about any particular services not listed below.
Annual female exams (pap/pelvic exam) may be scheduled by appointment. Student Health and Wellness now offers the liquid-based pap. The liquid-based pap is a newer technology and if the pap is abnormal, further testing for Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) can be conducted and further follow-up will depend on those results. A breast exam is include with the Well Women Exams.
Contraceptive counseling is available by scheduling a nurse practitioner visit. Contraception options that can be
prescribed at Student Health & Wellness include the birth control pill, Depo-Provera (the shot), Nuva Ring, and Ortho Evera (the patch).
Referrals can be given for intrauterine device (IUD) and Implantation. Prescriptions can be filled at any pharmacy including the Student Health and Wellness Pharmacy. The Student Health & Wellness Pharmacy offers contraception options often at a more
rate than outside pharmacies.
Emergency Contraception (the morning after pill) consists of one dose of hormones that are given to decrease the likelihood of pregnancy when unprotected intercourse has occurred. It is most effective if taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse but can be effective up to 120 hours. Emergency contraception is currently available in Student Health and Wellness, no appointment or exam is required.
Pregnancy Testing is available for a minimal fee. No appointment.
Vaginal Discharge is a common women's complaint and may be due to several causes.
- A vaginal yeast infection produces a thick white discharge, similar to cottage cheese in texture that causes itching. No charge for this test.
- Bacterial vaginosis is an overgrowth of vaginal bacteria and produces a thin, white discharge, often with a fishy odor. There is not charge for this test.
- Trichomonas vaginalis is an infection caused by a protozoa that produces a white to green discharge with a fishy odor. Trichomonas is an STI. There is not charge for this test.
- Vaginal discharge can also be caused by gonorrhea or Chlamydia. There is a fee for this test.
Call or make an appointment to further discuss and be evaluated for any of these infections.