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==Contraception==
 
==Contraception==
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In the United States, you need a prescription to obtain birth control.
 
In the United States, you need a prescription to obtain birth control.
    
For a relatively low cost, Planned Parenthood writes and fulfills birth control prescriptions. If you don't have a prescription, you can receive the prescription and pills in the same day. If you choose to go to a location like Staten Island, you'll also be able to book an earlier appointment than in Manhattan or Brooklyn. As of 2015, Planned Parenthood only provides one form of pills: [[Chateal]]. To schedule an appointment, call 212-965-7000, Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm.
 
For a relatively low cost, Planned Parenthood writes and fulfills birth control prescriptions. If you don't have a prescription, you can receive the prescription and pills in the same day. If you choose to go to a location like Staten Island, you'll also be able to book an earlier appointment than in Manhattan or Brooklyn. As of 2015, Planned Parenthood only provides one form of pills: [[Chateal]]. To schedule an appointment, call 212-965-7000, Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm.
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==Morning After Pill/Plan B==
 
==Morning After Pill/Plan B==
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In New York, you do not need a prescription to purchase Plan B. You can buy Plan B at many drug stores, such as CVS, for about $50.
 
In New York, you do not need a prescription to purchase Plan B. You can buy Plan B at many drug stores, such as CVS, for about $50.
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==Medication==
 
==Medication==
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You can buy medication for yeast infections and general vaginal discomfort over the counter at pharmacies, such as CVS or Rite-Aid. For UTIs, you can buy a test kit from many stores. However, if you would like antibiotic treatment, you will need a prescription written by a doctor. If you are uninsured, you can get the prescription written at a local clinic or Planned Parenthood.
 
You can buy medication for yeast infections and general vaginal discomfort over the counter at pharmacies, such as CVS or Rite-Aid. For UTIs, you can buy a test kit from many stores. However, if you would like antibiotic treatment, you will need a prescription written by a doctor. If you are uninsured, you can get the prescription written at a local clinic or Planned Parenthood.
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==Gynecological Exams==
 
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Also known as 'Well-woman exams,' there are many low-cost options available to women in the NYC area. Some clinics provide a flat rate for the entire examination while other charge an extra fee for the pap smear and associated lab work. At Planned Parenthood, a sliding scale fee is offered. Other clinics, like One Medical Group (in the Bronx) and Women's Health Resource (Manhattan), charge about $150, which is generally cheaper than other providers.  
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Also known as 'Well-woman exams,' there are many low-cost options available to women in the NYC area.  
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Some clinics provide a flat rate for the entire examination while other charge an extra fee for the pap smear and associated lab work. At Planned Parenthood, a sliding scale fee is offered. Other clinics, like One Medical Group (in the Bronx) and Women's Health Resource (Manhattan), charge about $150, which is generally cheaper than other providers.  
    
==STD Tests==
 
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There are many low-cost and free STD testing services in New York City. They typically do not require appointments, and they run on a first come, first serve basis. So it is recommended that you arrange for a test on a day when you have time to wait to receive your tests and results. Some STD clinics also offer vaccines for meningitis, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B, as well as alcohol and drug treatment.
 
There are many low-cost and free STD testing services in New York City. They typically do not require appointments, and they run on a first come, first serve basis. So it is recommended that you arrange for a test on a day when you have time to wait to receive your tests and results. Some STD clinics also offer vaccines for meningitis, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B, as well as alcohol and drug treatment.
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==Pregnancy==
 
==Pregnancy==
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==Abortion==
 
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==Advocacy & Counseling==
 
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==List of Resources==
 
==List of Resources==

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