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Southwest Louisiana Area Health Education Center(SWLAHEC)
(337) 433-3012
715 Ryan St., Suite 104
Lake Charles, LA
Services
Hepatitis C Education,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing
Tests Offered
Free,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes)
Organization Type
Community-based Organization

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Southwest Louisiana Area Health Education Center(SWLAHEC)
(337) 433-3012
715 Ryan St., Suite 104
Lake Charles, LA
Services
Hepatitis C Education,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing
Tests Offered
Free,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes)
Organization Type
Community-based Organization

University Animal Clinic
(337) 478-5188
623 E McNeese St
Lake Charles, LA

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Aaron Len Marquardt
(337) 494-2023
1525 Oak Park Blvd
Lake Charles, LA
Specialty
Family Practice

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Peter W Karam
(337) 494-6800
2770 3rd Ave
Lake Charles, LA
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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Southwest Louisiana AIDS Council
(337) 439-5861
1715 Common St
Lake Charles, LA
Services
Adult Education,Dental,Financial Assistance,Food Bank/Assistance,Hepatitis C Education,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Housing Services,Peer/Group Support,Transportation Assistance
Tests Offered
Anonymous testing (you are identified using a numbernot your real name),Confidential,Free,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes)
Organization Type
Community-based Organization

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Southwest Louisiana AIDS Council
(337) 439-5861
1715 Common St
Lake Charles, LA
Services
Adult Education,Dental,Financial Assistance,Food Bank/Assistance,Hepatitis C Education,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Housing Services,Peer/Group Support,Transportation Assistance
Tests Offered
Anonymous testing (you are identified using a numbernot your real name),Confidential,Free,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes)
Organization Type
Community-based Organization

Bryan Barootes
(337) 494-6767
1525 Oak Park Blvd
Lake Charles, LA
Specialty
Family Practice

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William Carl Nabours
(337) 439-2020
631 S Ryan St
Lake Charles, LA
Specialty
Family Practice

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Abdel Farid Abu Shamat
(337) 494-7090
333 Dr Michael Debakey Dr
Lake Charles, LA
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Nephrology

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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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