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UTI-Urinary Tract Infection

Maybe you have had one yourself, or maybe you know someone who has. While you may not know the details about it, you definitely know they are uncomfortable! Let us demystify this really common health concern affecting many people assigned the female sex at birth, especially if you’re sexually active. What is a UTI? A UTI is any infection of the urinary tract, including the bladder, urethra, ...

UTI-Urinary Tract Infection2022-09-08T00:23:00+00:00

The Patch

Have you found your match? The patch is an effective birth control method that looks and feels like a slim, square Band-Aid (about 2 x 2 inches). If you want a method at your fingertips that you only need to change once a week, this might be the method for you! How to use the patch Open the foil pouch and remove the patch with plastic backing. Peel away ...

The Patch2022-09-08T00:22:05+00:00

NuvaRing – The OG Ring

The vaginal ring, well known by its brand name, the NuvaRing, is a flexible silicone ring about the size of a ponytail rubber band that is changed monthly. Some people shy away from the idea of placing something inside their vagina… BUT we think using a vaginal ring is a great opportunity to get more comfortable with your body AND use a very discrete method – ...

NuvaRing – The OG Ring2022-09-08T00:21:14+00:00

Emergency Contraception “The Morning-After Pill”

“The morning-after pill,” Plan B, Ella… Emergency contraception (EC) is a pill intended for use “in case of emergency” when you don’t want to get pregnant after unprotected sex. There are a few brand names out there, and it’s commonly referred to by one of the brand names, Plan B. EC is necessary if you don’t want to become pregnant because it can take a few days ...

Emergency Contraception “The Morning-After Pill”2022-09-08T00:22:46+00:00

Annovera

The new vaginal ring on the block. Annovera is a new vaginal ring that you can use for a whole year! It is a “long acting” form of birth control that does NOT require a procedure to have it inserted. We think it’s pretty cool... read more to find out if you think it might be a good option for you! Fun facts about Annovera Flexible, comfortable, squishy ring ...

Annovera2022-09-08T00:20:58+00:00

Genital & Oral Herpes

What is Herpes (Also Known as the Herpes Simplex Virus or HSV)? Herpes is caused by a virus that can be passed from person to person via skin to skin contact. Herpes can cause painful blisters or open sores on the lips, mouth, genital area (vulva, vagina, butt, anus, thighs, penis, scrotum), and less commonly, can spread to other parts of the body. Some people do not know they have ...

Genital & Oral Herpes2022-09-08T00:09:36+00:00

Finding the Right Form of Contraception for You

Let’s be real for a second; good sex can be a lot of fun and feel really great. We all enjoy sex more when we are not distracted or worried. Knowing that you (or your sexual partner) are protected against an unplanned pregnancy is a pretty big turn-on. That is why the Choix team wants you to have all the information you need to choose the best form of contraception ...

Finding the Right Form of Contraception for You2022-09-08T00:20:19+00:00

What is Telehealth?

Telehealth is a way of providing health care and education through communication technologies (websites, emails, video visits, text messaging, etc) when you and your medical provider are not in the same place.  At Choix we primarily deliver telehealth via our online medical questionnaires as well as through emails, texts and our patient portal. Is Telehealth private and safe? Yes. Choix follows strict healthcare and technology standards to ensure that your ...

What is Telehealth?2022-09-07T23:45:04+00:00
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