Make an appointment for your annual sexual health exam at any of our clinics in Greater Victoria, BC. At Island Sexual Health, our job is to give you current, clear information that helps you beeter understand your sexual health and make the best choices for your wellness. If you are wanting to have an exam, please ask the receptionist for an exam appointment so your appointment will be an appropriate length.
What is an intimate examination? We define intimate examinations to include those of the genital, pelvic, rectal, or breast region. Some people consider any visual exam or palpation Palpate: To examine by touch for medical reasons of a body part that is normally covered by clothing to be intimate.
A Victoria doctor who until recently served as the Sea to Sky corridor's only local obstetrician-gynaecologist is hopeful that a plan to make sexual assault forensic exams more accessible in the corridor will come to fruition sooner rather than later. Kim MacDonald, who left Squamish, where he operated the corridor's only abortion clinic, about a year ago. Currently, if a woman is sexually assaulted in the Sea to Sky corridor and wants to undertake a forensic sexual assault exam immediately, her only option is to go to Squamish General Hospital, where it is offered between a.
Back to Sexual health services. Sexual health services are free and available to everyone, regardless of sex, age, ethnic origin and sexual orientation. If you have a disability and have special requirements, or if English is not your first language, you should speak to the staff at the clinic before visiting. If you are not sure which service is right for you, call NHSand they will be able to advise you.
Safety Plan. Trained Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners or physicians perform the exams and can provide immediate medical care by treating injuries and offering information about sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy. You can decline any portion of the exam you if you choose.
Confido provides all basic intimate health examinations and tests: prostate and cervical health examinations and testing, ultrasonography, STI testing, postnatal abdominal assessment, and gene testing. Sexually transmitted infections STIs are diseases which can be transmitted via sexual contact. Many STIs have no symptoms.
WTVF — Right now there is only one clinic in Middle Tennessee dedicated solely to sexual assault forensic exams, but that's about to change. They are having their ribbon cutting ceremony and open house Friday, February 22 at 11am. Every 2 minutes another American is sexually assaulted and at a college level one in 5 women will experience sexual assault.
Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor. When possible, call before arrival so we can advise you and prepare for you. You will not get in legal trouble for using alcohol or other drugs at the time of the assault. Many people who are under legal age for drinking or who have used drugs fear legal trouble and are hesitant to talk to care providers or law enforcement.
You are welcome to bring a friend, partner or parent for any part of your exam. We have both male and female doctors; male doctors have trained female assistants in the room during exams. You will have privacy while you get undressed from the waist down.
DNA evidence from a crime like sexual assault can be collected from the crime scene, but it can also be collected from your body, clothes, and other personal belongings. To find a location near you that performs sexual assault forensic exams, call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at HOPE or talk to your local sexual assault service provider.