The submitted consultation form will be reviewed and answered within 24 hours or the next business day. Pregnant women who must travel to an area with Zika virus should follow strict steps to prevent mosquito bites during their travel.
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The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, or conjunctivitis red eyes.
Sexually Active A teen who has had sex within the last three months. Young people in Alabama want access to comprehensive sexual health education. In addition to information on HPV and the HPV vaccine, discussed in the next section, young people need to have information on the importance of routine screenings, such as Papanicolaou Pap and HPV tests, and timely follow-up care after abnormal test results, as well as resources on where to obtain reproductive health services.
Many young people Human Rights Watch spoke with lacked access to information on healthy relationships in school, with several describing the adverse impact this had on their sexual behaviors and health. Women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant should not travel to areas with known Zika virus infections.
Since , at least 25 US states have implemented legislation to raise awareness of HPV and the vaccine by either: funding the vaccine, requiring the vaccine, or educating children in school or the public about the vaccine. This is a long-term, low maintenance, highly effective contraceptive method that is inserted into the uterus.
This is also true of parents in Alabama.