Usually it's recommended to get gyn care by age 21 OR when sexually active - whichever comes first. Since you are sexually active (and 18 is not a bad time to start even if you weren't) then it is a good time for reproductive healthcare, including STI testing.
Humans are allergic to change. They love to say, "We've always done it this way." I try to fight that. That's why I have a clock on my wall that runs counter-clockwise. - Grace Hopper Posts: 863 | From: Seattle | Registered: Apr 2009
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