Hi Planned Parenthood- I am 17 and my mom will not allow me to get an HPV shot. I want to be sexually active but I am afraid of contracting HPV. Can I go somewhere by myself and pay for the vaccine myself?

In the U.S., there are laws that protect your right to get certain kinds of sexual health care — like birth control and STI testing and treatment — without a parent’s permission. But these laws don’t apply to vaccines, including…

I’ve been trying to give myself a breast self-exam for the first time, and it feels like the tissue is nothing but lumps. How can I tell which ones to worry about? I don’t want to go to a doctor right now if I don’t have to.

While providers used to recommend breast self-exams — which included a specific way of feeling your breasts — we’ve since found that they are not the most helpful or reliable. Lumps can be caused by any number of things, including…

I’ve been trying to give myself a breast self-exam for the first time, and it feels like the tissue is nothing but lumps. How can I tell which ones to worry about? I don’t want to go to a doctor right now if I don’t have to.

While providers used to recommend breast self-exams — which included a specific way of feeling your breasts — we’ve since found that they are not the most helpful or reliable. Lumps can be caused by any number of things, including…

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