FAQ

  • I want to visit a clinic but have no idea on how to start. Where do I go?

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  • Does oral sex count as having sex? Can you get an STI or STD from oral sex?

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  • What are my rights as a patient in Minnesota? What are my rights as a minor?

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  • I want to visit a clinic but don’t want my parents to find out. If I make an appointment will they know?


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  • What types of clinics are there? How are they different?


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  • I’m scared of what my friends will think of me if I go to a sexual health clinic. Should I be?


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  • I’m on birth control. Can I still get STIs/STDs?


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  • What’s it like at the clinic?


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  • Is it okay to feel nervous and scared of visiting a clinic?


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  • What kind of questions should I ask during my appointment?


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  • How many clinics are there in the Twin Cities? Can I go to any clinic I want?


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  • How long does it take for birth control to start working?


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  • What’s the most common STI/STD in Minnesota?


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  • What’s it like having an exam and Pap smear? Does it hurt? How do I find out the results of my tests?


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  • I heard that if you have sex during your period you can’t get pregnant. Is that true?


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  • Do I have to pay for anything when I go to a clinic?


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  • If my partner has an STI or STD does that mean that I have one?


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  • How can you tell if you have an STI or STD? When should I go to the clinic?


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  • Where can I go or who can I call to find out more about STIs/STDs, birth control, pregnancy tests, etc?


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