708 North Main Street, Suite 200, Blacksburg, VA 24060

1016 Fairfax St., Radford, VA 24141

Blacksburg: (540) 552-5556 Radford: (540) 838-2138
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Ask a VWC Nurse: How Often Can I Take Plan B?

Ask a VWC Nurse: Answers to Your Commonly Asked Questions Once a month, we feature answers to commonly asked questions that our Valley Women’s Clinic medical staff receives. Our nurses provide answers to these questions here on the blog. Q. How Often Can I Take Plan B? If you had…

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Ask a VWC Nurse: Is There a Difference Between STDs and STIs?

Ask a VWC Nurse: Answers to Your Commonly Asked Questions Once a month, we feature answers to commonly asked questions that our Valley Women’s Clinic medical staff receives. Our nurses provide answers to these questions here on the blog. Q. Is There a Difference Between STDs and STIs? There is…

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What to Expect on Your First Visit to VWC

You’re feeling a little worried. You recently had sex and now you’re starting to experience some common pregnancy symptoms. Or maybe you’re concerned that you could have been exposed to an STI. Valley Women’s Clinic can help with either or both of those things. We provide lab-certified pregnancy tests that…

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Ask a VWC Nurse: Is Oral Sex Safe Sex?

Ask a VWC Nurse: Answers to Your Commonly Asked Questions Once a month, we feature answers to commonly asked questions that our Valley Women’s Clinic medical staff receives. Our nurses provide answers to these questions here on the blog. Q. Is Oral Sex “Safe Sex”? Because pregnancy is not an…

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3 Things to Think About As You Get Settled in For a New School Year

The New River Valley is filling back up as the thousands of Virginia Tech and Radford University students make their way back to town for the start of a new school year. Welcome to all of you new and returning students! We hope you had a great summer, and we’re…

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Ask a VWC Nurse: How Often Should I Get Tested for STIs?

Ask a VWC Nurse: Answers to Your Commonly Asked Questions Once a month, we feature answers to commonly asked questions that our Valley Women’s Clinic medical staff receives. Our nurses provide answers to these questions here on the blog. Q. How Often Should I Get Tested for STIs? April is…

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Just How Effective Are Condoms?

For years you’ve likely heard that if you wear a condom, you’re practicing safe sex. But do condoms really make sex safe or do they just make it less risky? When thinking about the potential risks that sex involves, sexually transmitted diseases or infections (STDs or STIs) and unplanned pregnancy…

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Ask a VWC Nurse: Can I Get a Sexually Transmitted Infection From a Toilet Seat?

Ask a VWC Nurse: Answers to Your Commonly Asked Questions Once a month, we feature answers to commonly asked questions that our Valley Women’s Clinic medical staff receives. Our nurses provide answers to these questions here on the blog. Q. Can I Get a Sexually Transmitted Infection From a Toilet…

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What’s Your Number? Determine Your Real Sexual Exposure

Did you know that nearly 20 million new sexually transmitted infections (STIs) occur in the US every year? Or that half of those infected are between the ages of 15 and 24? When you think about your potential risk of exposure to STIs, you may be thinking only of your…

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Is it True? 8 Misconceptions About Sexually Transmitted Infections

How much do you know about sexually transmitted infections (STIs)? Check out these common misconceptions: Unless otherwise indicated, all information is cited from the Centers for Disease Control website. We at Valley Women’s Clinic want you to have all the information you need to take care of yourself when it comes…