Sexual Health in Pearland, TX

$5 ED meds, birth control, and herpes medication, plus convenient same-day STI testing and video STI management visits at affordable self-pay prices in Pearland, TX.
$5 ED meds, birth control, herpes meds, STI / STD consulting, birth control options, ED consults, vasectomy consultations and telehealth OB-GYN visits in Pearland, TX .
10 providers available

Telehealth visit

See a doctor in minutes with an affordable, easy, and convenient telehealth visit with quality doctors and clinicians for patients in Texas. No insurance needed.
  • Agape Rapid Clinic

    • Family medicine
    • Available today

    John Meyer-Windham, FNP

    • Family medicine
    • "He was very professional and polite and I would definitely recommend him to anyone, excellent job thank you"
    • Available today
    • $5 MEDS

    Ebere Opara, FNP

    • Family medicine
    • "The provider was so thorough and she listened to me"
    • Available today
    • $5 MEDS

    Lucy Norrell, NP

    • Family medicine
    • "Service was friendly and helpful"
    • Available today
    • $5 MEDS

    Maninder Kaur, NP

    • Adult health
    • "On time. Listened well. Believed my symptoms were real and prescribed medication to help."
    • Available today
    • $5 MEDS

    Rashmi Momin, MSN, FNP-BC

    • Family medicine
    • "Rashmi Momin was very professional and amazing!"
    • Available today
    • $5 MEDS

    Kimberly Barrow, FNP-BC

    • Family medicine
    • "Dr. Barrow is amazing! She listens, communicates, and cares."
    • Available today

    Jennifer Juarez, FNP-C

    • Family medicine
    • $5 MEDS

    Dr. James Loughran, MD

    • Family medicine
    • $5 MEDS

    Timothy Caras, MSN, FNP-BC

    • Adult health
    • "Excellent service. Very professional. Highly recommend."
    • $5 MEDS
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    $5 MEDICATON.
    FREE DELIVERY.
10 providers available

Virtual ED consult

In most cases, ED can be treated easily with a prescription. Doctors on Sesame may prescribe avanafil (Stendra), sildenafil (Viagra), tadalafil (Cialis),and vardenafil (Levitra, Staxyn). Talk to your doctor about what medication is right for you. $5 medication with FREE...
  • Agape Rapid Clinic

    • Family medicine
    • Available today

    Lucy Norrell, NP

    • Family medicine
    • "Service was friendly and helpful"
    • Available today
    • $5 MEDS

    John Meyer-Windham, FNP

    • Family medicine
    • "He was very professional and polite and I would definitely recommend him to anyone, excellent job thank you"
    • Available today
    • $5 MEDS

    Ebere Opara, FNP

    • Family medicine
    • "The provider was so thorough and she listened to me"
    • Available today
    • $5 MEDS

    Maninder Kaur, NP

    • Adult health
    • "On time. Listened well. Believed my symptoms were real and prescribed medication to help."
    • Available today
    • $5 MEDS

    Rashmi Momin, MSN, FNP-BC

    • Family medicine
    • "Rashmi Momin was very professional and amazing!"
    • Available today
    • $5 MEDS

    Sylvia Udokoro Nwakanma, DNP, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, APRN

    • Family medicine
    • "Dr. K was prompt, professional and a problem solver. She's the best. Wish she was my primary physician here! What a great company you have."
    • Available today
    • $5 MEDS

    John Davis, PA

    • Emergency medicine
    • "Dr Davis was kind, knowledgeable and will be who we use."
    • Available today
    • $5 MEDS

    Timothy Caras, MSN, FNP-BC

    • Adult health
    • "Excellent service. Very professional. Highly recommend."
    • $5 MEDS

    Jennifer Juarez, FNP-C

    • Family medicine
    • $5 MEDS
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    $5 MEDICATON.
    FREE DELIVERY.
8 providers available

In-person doctor visit

Find a quality local doctor or nurse easily in Pearland, TX for prices often less expensive than an insurance co-pay. No insurance needed.
  • Quinten Robertson, DNP, FNP, NP

    • Family medicine
    • 20750 Cypresswood Dr, Humble, TX 77338
    • "The doctor was very understanding. He saw that I wasn’t trying to be deceptive and that I was genuine with my needs and helped me get the medicine that I needed. Thank you Dr. Robinson."
    • Available today
    • $5 MEDS

    John Davis, PA

    • Emergency medicine
    • 930 FM 1960 Rd. E. Suite E, Houston, TX 77073
    • "Dr Davis was kind, knowledgeable and will be who we use."
    • Available today
    • $5 MEDS

    Cheryl Morgan, DNP, FNP-BC

    • Family medicine
    • 3717 Highway 3 Suite 1A, Dickinson, TX 77539
    • "... Clinician seemed very attentive to my health situation."
    • 4.8
    • Available today
    • $5 MEDS

    Dr. Gregory Burzynski, MD

    • Internal medicine
    • 9432 Katy Freeway Suite 400, Houston, TX 77055
    • "He was able to diagnose my situation to exactly it was. "
    • 4.7
    • Available tomorrow
    • $5 MEDS

    Timothy Caras, MSN, FNP-BC

    • Adult health
    • 1420 FM 1960 Bypass Rd. E. Ste. 122, Humble, TX 77338
    • "Excellent service. Very professional. Highly recommend."
    • $5 MEDS

    Jouvonna Gray, FNP

    • Family medicine
    • 1420 FM 1960 Bypass Rd. E. Ste. 122, Humble, TX 77338
    • "The Doctor was very nice and she listened to the needs for my son and addressed the situation accordingly and fast. I will visit her again and again."
    • $5 MEDS

    Dr. Satnam Bhondi, MD

    • Family medicine
    • 9800 Centre Pkwy Suite 260, Houston, TX 77036

      Dr. Francisco Bueso, MD

      • Family medicine
      • 1315 St Joseph Pkwy Ste 1810, Houston, TX 77002
      • 4.7
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    10 providers available

    Video prescription refill visit

    Connect with a doctor or provider online to get an Rx refill for something simple like birth control, blood pressure medication, antidepressants, insulin and more. $5 medication with FREE delivery may be available during this visit. Ask your doctor...
    • Jackie Sweeton, NP

      • Obstetrics & gynecology
      • "Dr. Jackie Sweeton was excellent - she listened to all of my concerns and made me feel like we could find a solution together."
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Ebere Opara, FNP

      • Family medicine
      • "The provider was so thorough and she listened to me"
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Cearra Prejean, NP

      • Family medicine
      • "The NP was very nice and knowledgeable."
      • 5
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Lucy Norrell, NP

      • Family medicine
      • "Service was friendly and helpful"
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      John Meyer-Windham, FNP

      • Family medicine
      • "He was very professional and polite and I would definitely recommend him to anyone, excellent job thank you"
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Kimberly Barrow, FNP-BC

      • Family medicine
      • "Dr. Barrow is amazing! She listens, communicates, and cares."
      • Available today

      Quinten Robertson, DNP, FNP, NP

      • Family medicine
      • "The doctor was very understanding. He saw that I wasn’t trying to be deceptive and that I was genuine with my needs and helped me get the medicine that I needed. Thank you Dr. Robinson."
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      John Davis, PA

      • Emergency medicine
      • "Dr Davis was kind, knowledgeable and will be who we use."
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Amanda Stewart, APRN

      • Family medicine
      • "Amanda was so professional, respectful and knowledgeable."
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Timothy Caras, MSN, FNP-BC

      • Adult health
      • "Excellent service. Very professional. Highly recommend."
      • $5 MEDS
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      $5 MEDICATON.
      FREE DELIVERY.
    10 providers available

    Virtual premature ejaculation consult

    Video or audio visit with a doctor or nurse to privately address premature ejaculation (PE).
    • Ebere Opara, FNP

      • Family medicine
      • "The provider was so thorough and she listened to me"
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Amanda Stewart, APRN

      • Family medicine
      • "Amanda was so professional, respectful and knowledgeable."
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Dr. Mohammad Khan, MD

      • Internal medicine
      • "The appointment was for my 85 year old mother and it went really well. The doctor was attentive to my mom and listened to me when needed. Sesame made it easy for my mom (who was visiting me) to see a doctor! Thanks!"
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Dr. Tolulope Olabintan, MD

      • Family medicine
      • "Great Dr would recommend friendly and listened to all of my concerns"
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Quratulain Ali, APRN

      • Family medicine
      • Available tomorrow
      • $5 MEDS

      Vanessa Conn, FNP

      • Family medicine
      • $5 MEDS

      Dr. James Loughran, MD

      • Family medicine
      • $5 MEDS

      Timothy Caras, MSN, FNP-BC

      • Adult health
      • "Excellent service. Very professional. Highly recommend."
      • $5 MEDS

      Jennifer Juarez, FNP-C

      • Family medicine
      • $5 MEDS

      Jouvonna Gray, FNP

      • Family medicine
      • "The Doctor was very nice and she listened to the needs for my son and addressed the situation accordingly and fast. I will visit her again and again."
      • $5 MEDS
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    10 providers available

    Video STI management consult

    Private telehealth visit with a doctor or nurse to assess, treat, and manage STIs. $5 medication with FREE delivery may be available during this visit. Ask your doctor about “Sesame’s $5 meds” to learn more.
    • Jackie Sweeton, NP

      • Obstetrics & gynecology
      • "Dr. Jackie Sweeton was excellent - she listened to all of my concerns and made me feel like we could find a solution together."
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Ebere Opara, FNP

      • Family medicine
      • "The provider was so thorough and she listened to me"
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Maninder Kaur, NP

      • Adult health
      • "On time. Listened well. Believed my symptoms were real and prescribed medication to help."
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      John Meyer-Windham, FNP

      • Family medicine
      • "He was very professional and polite and I would definitely recommend him to anyone, excellent job thank you"
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Rashmi Momin, MSN, FNP-BC

      • Family medicine
      • "Rashmi Momin was very professional and amazing!"
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Kimberly Barrow, FNP-BC

      • Family medicine
      • "Dr. Barrow is amazing! She listens, communicates, and cares."
      • Available today

      Sylvia Udokoro Nwakanma, DNP, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, APRN

      • Family medicine
      • "Dr. K was prompt, professional and a problem solver. She's the best. Wish she was my primary physician here! What a great company you have."
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Jennifer Juarez, FNP-C

      • Family medicine
      • $5 MEDS

      Timothy Caras, MSN, FNP-BC

      • Adult health
      • "Excellent service. Very professional. Highly recommend."
      • $5 MEDS

      Dr. James Loughran, MD

      • Family medicine
      • $5 MEDS
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      $5 MEDICATON.
      FREE DELIVERY.
    1 provider available

    STI screening

    Visit and exam with a doctor or nurse to assess for Sexually Transmitted Infections (STDs or STIs).
    • Cearra Prejean, NP

      • Family medicine
      • 11811 FM 1960 W. Suite 190, Houston, TX 77065
      • "The NP was very nice and knowledgeable."
      • 5
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS
    10 providers available

    Video birth control consult

    Video visit with a doctor or nurse to discuss prescribing an appropriate birth control method, including review of current medications and medical history. $5 medication with FREE delivery may be available during this visit. Ask your doctor about “Sesame’s...
    • Jackie Sweeton, NP

      • Obstetrics & gynecology
      • "Dr. Jackie Sweeton was excellent - she listened to all of my concerns and made me feel like we could find a solution together."
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Ebere Opara, FNP

      • Family medicine
      • "The provider was so thorough and she listened to me"
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      John Meyer-Windham, FNP

      • Family medicine
      • "He was very professional and polite and I would definitely recommend him to anyone, excellent job thank you"
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Agape Rapid Clinic

      • Family medicine
      • Available today

      Kimberly Barrow, FNP-BC

      • Family medicine
      • "Dr. Barrow is amazing! She listens, communicates, and cares."
      • Available today

      Rashmi Momin, MSN, FNP-BC

      • Family medicine
      • "Rashmi Momin was very professional and amazing!"
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Timothy Caras, MSN, FNP-BC

      • Adult health
      • "Excellent service. Very professional. Highly recommend."
      • $5 MEDS

      Dr. James Loughran, MD

      • Family medicine
      • $5 MEDS

      Vanessa Conn, FNP

      • Family medicine
      • $5 MEDS

      Jennifer Juarez, FNP-C

      • Family medicine
      • $5 MEDS
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      $5 MEDICATON.
      FREE DELIVERY.
    10 providers available

    In-person UTI visit

    In-person visit with a doctor or clinician to diagnose and treat a UTI. In-person visits are recommended if you're experiencing recurring or severe symptoms.
    • Kimberly Barrow, FNP-BC

      • Family medicine
      • 7015 Almeda Rd., Houston, TX 77054
      • "Dr. Barrow is amazing! She listens, communicates, and cares."
      • Available today

      Cearra Prejean, NP

      • Family medicine
      • 11811 FM 1960 W. Suite 190, Houston, TX 77065
      • "The NP was very nice and knowledgeable."
      • 5
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Cheryl Morgan, DNP, FNP-BC

      • Family medicine
      • 3717 Highway 3 Suite 1A, Dickinson, TX 77539
      • "... Clinician seemed very attentive to my health situation."
      • 4.8
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Sylvia Udokoro Nwakanma, DNP, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, APRN

      • Family medicine
      • 1601 Liberty Street. STE B, Richmond, TX 77469
      • "Dr. K was prompt, professional and a problem solver. She's the best. Wish she was my primary physician here! What a great company you have."
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Quinten Robertson, DNP, FNP, NP

      • Family medicine
      • 20750 Cypresswood Dr, Humble, TX 77338
      • "The doctor was very understanding. He saw that I wasn’t trying to be deceptive and that I was genuine with my needs and helped me get the medicine that I needed. Thank you Dr. Robinson."
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      John Davis, PA

      • Emergency medicine
      • 930 FM 1960 Rd. E. Suite E, Houston, TX 77073
      • "Dr Davis was kind, knowledgeable and will be who we use."
      • Available today
      • $5 MEDS

      Jouvonna Gray, FNP

      • Family medicine
      • 1420 FM 1960 Bypass Rd. E. Ste. 122, Humble, TX 77338
      • "The Doctor was very nice and she listened to the needs for my son and addressed the situation accordingly and fast. I will visit her again and again."
      • $5 MEDS

      Timothy Caras, MSN, FNP-BC

      • Adult health
      • 1420 FM 1960 Bypass Rd. E. Ste. 122, Humble, TX 77338
      • "Excellent service. Very professional. Highly recommend."
      • $5 MEDS

      Dr. Satnam Bhondi, MD

      • Family medicine
      • 9800 Centre Pkwy Suite 260, Houston, TX 77036

        Dionnedra Bartley, FNP

        • Family medicine
        • 11104 W Airport Blvd Suite 135, Stafford, TX 77477
        • "Ms. Bartley and her staff were very personable, engaging, and professional. I look forward to having her as my new PCP."
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        10 providers available

        Virtual vaginal infection visit

        Common diagnoses are Yeast Infection, Bacterial Vaginosis, Trichomoniasis, Gonorrhea or Chlamydia all done privately and securely over video or phone. Treatment for these can often be treated with a prescription as low as $10.
        • Jackie Sweeton, NP

          • Obstetrics & gynecology
          • "Dr. Jackie Sweeton was excellent - she listened to all of my concerns and made me feel like we could find a solution together."
          • Available today
          • $5 MEDS

          John Meyer-Windham, FNP

          • Family medicine
          • "He was very professional and polite and I would definitely recommend him to anyone, excellent job thank you"
          • Available today
          • $5 MEDS

          Lucy Norrell, NP

          • Family medicine
          • "Service was friendly and helpful"
          • Available today
          • $5 MEDS

          Ebere Opara, FNP

          • Family medicine
          • "The provider was so thorough and she listened to me"
          • Available today
          • $5 MEDS

          Agape Rapid Clinic

          • Family medicine
          • Available today

          Maninder Kaur, NP

          • Adult health
          • "On time. Listened well. Believed my symptoms were real and prescribed medication to help."
          • Available today
          • $5 MEDS

          Rashmi Momin, MSN, FNP-BC

          • Family medicine
          • "Rashmi Momin was very professional and amazing!"
          • Available today
          • $5 MEDS

          Vanessa Conn, FNP

          • Family medicine
          • $5 MEDS

          Dr. James Loughran, MD

          • Family medicine
          • $5 MEDS

          Jennifer Juarez, FNP-C

          • Family medicine
          • $5 MEDS
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          $5 MEDICATON.
          FREE DELIVERY.
        9 providers available

        In-person vaginal infection visit

        In-person visit with a doctor or clinician to address concerns about your vaginal health, diagnose a vaginal infection, and get recommended follow-up care or treatment.
        • Kimberly Barrow, FNP-BC

          • Family medicine
          • 7015 Almeda Rd., Houston, TX 77054
          • "Dr. Barrow is amazing! She listens, communicates, and cares."
          • Available today

          Cheryl Morgan, DNP, FNP-BC

          • Family medicine
          • 3717 Highway 3 Suite 1A, Dickinson, TX 77539
          • "... Clinician seemed very attentive to my health situation."
          • 4.8
          • Available today
          • $5 MEDS

          Sylvia Udokoro Nwakanma, DNP, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC, APRN

          • Family medicine
          • 1601 Liberty Street. STE B, Richmond, TX 77469
          • "Dr. K was prompt, professional and a problem solver. She's the best. Wish she was my primary physician here! What a great company you have."
          • Available today
          • $5 MEDS

          Cearra Prejean, NP

          • Family medicine
          • 11811 FM 1960 W. Suite 190, Houston, TX 77065
          • "The NP was very nice and knowledgeable."
          • 5
          • Available today
          • $5 MEDS

          Quinten Robertson, DNP, FNP, NP

          • Family medicine
          • 20750 Cypresswood Dr, Humble, TX 77338
          • "The doctor was very understanding. He saw that I wasn’t trying to be deceptive and that I was genuine with my needs and helped me get the medicine that I needed. Thank you Dr. Robinson."
          • Available today
          • $5 MEDS

          John Davis, PA

          • Emergency medicine
          • 930 FM 1960 Rd. E. Suite E, Houston, TX 77073
          • "Dr Davis was kind, knowledgeable and will be who we use."
          • Available today
          • $5 MEDS

          Jouvonna Gray, FNP

          • Family medicine
          • 1420 FM 1960 Bypass Rd. E. Ste. 122, Humble, TX 77338
          • "The Doctor was very nice and she listened to the needs for my son and addressed the situation accordingly and fast. I will visit her again and again."
          • $5 MEDS

          Timothy Caras, MSN, FNP-BC

          • Adult health
          • 1420 FM 1960 Bypass Rd. E. Ste. 122, Humble, TX 77338
          • "Excellent service. Very professional. Highly recommend."
          • $5 MEDS

          Dionnedra Bartley, FNP

          • Family medicine
          • 11104 W Airport Blvd Suite 135, Stafford, TX 77477
          • "Ms. Bartley and her staff were very personable, engaging, and professional. I look forward to having her as my new PCP."
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          Frequently asked questions

          Sexual Health

          Are ED consults private on Sesame?

          Absolutely. All video visits on Sesame are HIPAA compliant and 100% private. Doctors on Sesame understand that ED can be a sensitive issue and are fully committed to your privacy.

          Sesame connects you (the patient) directly with real, quality doctors {{inLocationOrNearYou}}, so you can feel totally confident that a video ED consult booked on Sesame is confidential. Book a visit at your convenience, and talk to a doctor about any questions regarding erectile dysfunction you may have.

          Can I get a birth control prescription on Sesame?

          Sesame believes all women deserve access to birth control. Doctors on Sesame can speak to you about what birth control is right for you. Services offered by providers on Sesame include birth control prescription consults, IUD insertions, IUD removal procedures, and more with top-rated doctors treating patients in Texas. Not all birth control is created equal - and doctors on Sesame can help you find the option that works best for you.

          Can I get a birth control prescription without an exam?

          Depending on the state you live in, you may be able to get a prescription for birth control directly from a pharmacist. Call your local pharmacy to check if your state allows for access to birth control without a prescription from a health care provider.

          If you do live in a state that allows pharmacists to prescribe birth control, you will be screened via a questionnaire and be asked to take a blood pressure test to make sure that you do not have any health conditions that might make taking birth control dangerous. High blood pressure, medical history of cancer, or poor cardiovascular health are all risk factors that make birth control potentially dangerous.

          Can I get a prescription for birth control online?

          Yep! With convenient and affordable in-person and video birth control consultations, Sesame makes it easier than ever to speak to a doctor about birth control options from the comfort of your home. Get in touch with a primary care or women's health care provider on Sesame to discuss your medical history and lifestyle factors that will help determine what type of birth control is right for you. Doctors on Sesame can write prescriptions for new patients, or refill birth control prescriptions for those with existing prescriptions.

          Save up to 60% on family planning services in Pearland, TX when you book through Sesame and get quality care at your convenience- no insurance needed.

          Can I get birth control online?

          Yes, you can! While you will need a prescription to purchase birth control pills, Sesame makes it easier than ever to get in touch with a reproductive health care provider in Pearland, TX. With affordable telehealth options, such as video birth control consultations, you can get in touch with a real, quality online doctor who can prescribe birth control for new patients. Need a prescription refill? Doctors on Sesame can refill your prescription during a quick video birth control consult without you ever having to leave the comfort of your home.

          All prescriptions are at the discretion of your doctor.

          At what age should a woman start seeing an OB/GYN?

          The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends that women first see an OB/GYN between the ages of 13-15. Many issues and concerns before the age of 13 can be handled by a primary care physician.

          A patient's first OB/GYN visit will often cover development. There may be personal questions about puberty, menstrual periods, and sexual activity. Most girls will not need a pap smear or pelvic exam on their first visit unless they are experiencing abnormal pain or bleeding. Often, the OB/GYN conducts a general health exam and an external genital exam.

          A general health exam includes:

          • Measurement of height
          • Measurement of weight
          • Blood pressure check

          An external genital exam includes:

          • An examination of the vulva

          The external genital exam can help girls learn about pregnancy prevention, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and understand more generally the anatomy of the female reproductive system.

          Save up to 60% on your next OB/GYN visit when you book through Sesame.

          How often should I get tested for STDs?

          If you are experiencing any symptoms related to an STD, or suspect exposure, it is important to get tested. If left untreated STDs such as gonorrhea can cause a host of issues, including infertility, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), and urethritis. Pregnant women should also note that gonorrhea can cause an ectopic pregnancy or can even lead to a miscarriage.

          It is also good to note that even if you have received an STD treatment before, you are still at risk for reinfection if you are exposed to a sexual partner that has gonorrhea.

          The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends the following groups get tested annually:

          Sexually active women under the age of 25

          Women over the age of 25 with multiple sexual partners

          Gay or bisexual men

          Individuals with HIV

          People who have been forced to have sexual activity against their will

          Pregnant women should be tested early in the pregnancy because an STI infection can lead to low birth weight, premature labor, or result in a miscarriage. The CDC also recommends that teens and adults ages 13 to 64 get tested for HIV at least once.

          Testing varies depending on the type of STI you have. Chlamydia and gonorrhea usually involve a urine or swab test, while other types of STIs including syphilis and genital herpes may require blood tests.

          No matter the test, you can save up to 60% on treatment options and healthcare services by booking a visit with Sesame. Sesame offers cash-pay pricing, which means you know what you'll pay before you even step foot in a doctor's office. No hidden fees. No surprise bills. No nonsense.

          Can UTIs go away on their own?

          Urinary tract infections are common infections of the urinary system. UTIs can occur anywhere in the urinary tract - the urethra, bladder, kidneys, and ureters - but most commonly occur in the urethra and bladder. When a UTI infects and inflames the bladder, the condition is known as cystitis.

          In many cases, a mild or moderate urinary tract infection can away on its own. If left untreated, however, UTIs may become more severe and lead to serious complications that could be potentially life-threatening. Because of this, doctors will prescribe antibiotics to kill the infection. Antibiotics can help UTI symptoms disappear in as little as a day or two.

          If you are experiencing a persistent need to urinate, pain while urinating, or red or cloudy urine, you may be dealing with symptoms of a UTI. Get in touch with a urologist on Sesame to discuss your symptoms and discuss treatment plans. Urologists on Sesame can assess symptoms, prescribe medication, and create treatment plans for you. All urologists on Sesame are certified by the American Board of Urology.

          Frequent infections

          While it’s normal to develop a urinary tract infection every once in a while, if you are experiencing persistent or recurring UTIs, your doctor may recommend additional action, including: - Antibiotics at low doses, usually for six months but sometimes for longer. - If you keep in touch with your doctor, you can self-diagnose and treat yourself. - If your illnesses are caused by sexual activity, you'll only need one dose of antibiotic. - If you're postmenopausal, vaginal estrogen therapy can help.

          How do antibiotics treat a UTI?

          Most UTIs are caused by bacteria. Antibiotics work by killing the bacteria, eliminating the infection at its source.

          If necessary, your doctor may write you a prescription for over-the-counter antibiotics to fight the infection. All prescriptions are at your doctor's discretion.

          How does a video ED consult work?

          Sesame offers convenient and affordable 15 minute ED consultations with real, quality health care providers {{inLocationOrNearYou}}. All you will need is a stable internet connection, a private space, and a camera on your device. ED consultations are quick and painless sessions between you and a primary care provider to discuss symptoms you may be experiencing and treatment options that might be right for you.

          Your doctor will start by asking you questions related to your medical history, and the symptoms you are experiencing. It is recommended that you are upfront about any drug, alcohol, or tobacco use - as this information helps doctors get a clear picture of your general wellness. You will be asked questions about your ED symptoms, including:

          • How long have you been experiencing ED?

          • Do you experience loss of sex drive or libido?

          • Do you have problems with ejaculation?

          • Are your erections painful? If you experience pain during an erection, or notice a lump in your penis, your primary care provider may refer you to a urologist to screen for Peyronie's disease (segments of scar tissue in the penis).

          Your doctor will then ask to perform a physical exam, via your device's camera. You may be required to expose your genitals during this exam, as doctors may need to screen for cancer or trauma to the area. Video consultations on Sesame are HIPAA compliant, which means your privacy is guaranteed during these video visits. Physical exams help providers check for disease and injury to your groin, both of which are possibles cause of erectile dysfunction.

          If the questionnaire/ physical exam is inconclusive, or if further testing is needed, your doctor may refer you to a urologist or endocrinologist. A urologist can perform blood work and urine samples to help screen for cancers or underlying causes of erectile dysfunction. An endocrinologist helps treat hormonal conditions, such as low testosterone, and may be able to prescribe testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) to help.

          After your exam, and any further testing, your doctor or specialist will discuss treatment options with you. Examples of common ED treatment options are listed above. Your doctor may also discuss certain lifestyle changes - like quitting smoking, increasing physical activity, or making diet changes - that may help improve your ability to get and keep erections.

          Video ED consults on Sesame are 100% private and confidential. Erectile dysfunction may be a sign of underlying health concerns, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, and more. If you are experiencing persistent and disruptive erectile dysfunction, it is recommended that you speak to a health care provider as soon as possible to discuss treatment options.

          Is ED a symptom of other medical conditions?

          Erectile dysfunction can certainly be a physical side effect of a number of medical conditions and psychological issues.

          Erectile dysfunction is one of the most common forms of male sexual dysfunction. In fact, ED affects nearly 30 million men worldwide. The prevalence of ED cases can be attributed to aging. However, men of all ages experience sexual dysfunction caused by a wide range of health conditions. Aside from age, common causes of ED include:

          • Poor vascular health (heart disease, high blood pressure, lack of blood flow)

          • Substance abuse

          • Diabetes

          • Obesity

          • Multiple sclerosis (MS)

          • Psychological problems (such as depression or anxiety)

          • Peyronie's disease (scar tissue inside the penis)

          • Spinal cord injuries

          • Medications

          Erectile dysfunction can be a touchy subject for a lot of guys. If you have difficulty getting or keeping an erection once in a while, you are not alone. Millions of men worldwide experience some form of ED at some point in time. If your ED is persistent, or if you're worried that it's a side effect of other health conditions, speak to a men's health care provider or Doctor of Urology as soon as you can. ED is extremely common, but can signify underlying health risks such as heart disease, diabetes, or obesity. The good news? Most cases of ED are easily treatable with a prescription.

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