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Kona Clinic
(808) 329-8211
75-184 Hualalai Road, Suite 205
Kailua-Kona, HI
Services
Abortion Services,Birth Control Services,Emergency Contraception,HIV Testing,HPV & Hepatitis Vaccines,Patient Education,Pregnancy Testing, Options & Services,STD Testing & Treatment,Womens Health Services
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday: 8:30am-4:30pm
Wednesday: 8:30am-4:30pm
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

William Scott Mandel
(808) 329-7550
76-6246 Alii Dr
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialty
General Practice

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Shaher B Majid
(808) 329-3344
75-5591 Palani Rd
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialty
General Practice, Family Practice

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Mary Katherine Warren
(808) 329-2500
75-5995 Kuakini Hwy
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialty
General Practice, Family Practice

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Robin L Seto
(808) 334-4400
75-184 Hualalai Rd
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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David Brian Kwiat
(808) 334-4400
75-184 Hualalai Rd
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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John M Tudela
(808) 334-0900
77-6443 Kuakini Hwy
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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W Scott Mandel, MD
(808) 329-7550
76-6246 Alii Dr Ste 227
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1974

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Lambert K Lee Loy
(808) 322-2750
78-6831 Alii Dr Ste 116
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialty
Family Practice

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Joseph William Migliore, MD
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialties
General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med, Irvine Ca 92717
Graduation Year: 1962

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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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