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Crisis Ministries Health Clinic
573 Meeting St
Charleston, SC
Services
HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,HIV Treatment
Organization Type
Clinic

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South Carolina Primary Health Care Association
(843) 722-4112
Franklin Fetter Family Health Center 51 Nassau St.
Charleston, SC
Services
Adult Education,Dental,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Peer/Group Support,Referral Services,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,
Organization Type
Clinic

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Charleston County Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services
(843) 958-3300
5 Charleston Center Dr.
Charleston, SC
Services
Adult Education,Day Care for Children/Seniors/pets,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Other,Peer/Group Support,Referral Services,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment
Tests Offered
Confidential,Oral testing,
Organization Type
Government-based Organization (e.g., State,County or City)

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Planned Parenthood Health Systems, Inc.(PPHS)
(843) 628-4380
Charleston Health Center 200 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC
Services
Adult Education,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Peer/Group Support,Referral Services,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes),
Organization Type
Clinic

South Carolina Primary Health Care Association
(843) 722-4112
Franklin Fetter Family Health Center 51 Nassau St.
Charleston, SC
Services
Adult Education,Dental,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Peer/Group Support,Referral Services,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,
Organization Type
Clinic

Planned Parenthood Health Systems, Inc.(PPHS)
(843) 628-4380
Charleston Health Center 200 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC
Services
Adult Education,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Peer/Group Support,Referral Services,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes),
Organization Type
Clinic

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Medical University of South Carolina
(843) 792-4541
Infectious Diseases Division 135 Rutledge Ave, Ste 1209
Charleston, SC
Services
Hepatitis C Testing,Hepatitis C Treatment,HIV Testing,HIV Treatment
Organization Type
Hospital

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Lowcountry AIDS Services(LAS)
(843) 747-2273
3547 Meeting Street Rd.
Charleston, SC
Services
Adult Education,AIDS Activism,AIDS Advocacy and/or Policy,Dental,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,HIV Treatment,Housing Services,Legal Assistance,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Peer/Group Support,Referral Services,Transportation Assistance
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,Oral testing,
Organization Type
AIDS Service Organization

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Charleston Health Center
(843) 628-4380
200 Rutledge Ave.
Charleston, SC
Services
Abortion Referral,Birth Control Services,Emergency Contraception,General Health Care,HIV Testing,HPV & Hepatitis Vaccines,LGBT Services,Mens Health Services,Patient Education,Pregnancy Testing, Options & Services,STD Testing & Treatment,Womens Health Services
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-1:00pm
Wednesday: 12:00pm-8:00pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am-2:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Crisis Ministries Health Clinic
573 Meeting St
Charleston, SC
Services
HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,HIV Treatment
Organization Type
Clinic

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Curing Crabs

By Jennifer Cunningham
National Institute of Health .

Yes, the idea of crabs is funny. The reality, on the other hand—not so much. Safety-wise, responsible sex practices aren't any different than they were in college (i.e., cover your stump before you hump), except now there is a significantly larger pool of people with a greater wealth of sexual experience to possibly get STDs from. Though crabs don’t have quite the same cachet as the clap or inspire the same fear as HIV, they are a serious issue that needs some less than serious attention.

Since appearing on Earth 70,000 years ago, the pubic louse (not to be mistaken for its cousins the body louse and the head louse) has caused mammoth crotch itch for millions, from cavemen to college kids. Crabs get their name from the fact that under a very strong microscope, the little critters resemble crabs—a pretty terrifying thought if you think of them infesting your nether region en masse.

Generally, pubic lice like to eat at night, attaching their pinchers to hair follicles before feeding on your blood like randy little ticks. The itch from hell is what separates pubic lice from other common sexually transmitted diseases, like chlamydia or genital warts. Like your last boyfriend, “crabs” are parasites that cannot live without being attached to a live host. And these mites don’t discriminate.

So how can people protect themselves from this scourge? Not much besides abstinence, prayer, or examining a sex partner’s pubes with a magnifying glass before every session. Condoms don’t help either, according to Beth Collitt, a spokeswoman for Penn State’s University Health Services. Neither the Centers for Disease Control nor the National Institutes of Health keeps tabs on how many people are infected in the U.S., but across the pond in England, crabs are scuttling their way onto more and more college students every year. According to British newspaper reports, St. John’s College at O...

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