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We found 7 providers with an interest in sexual health issues and who accept Self-Pay/Uninsured near Trenton, MI.

Dr. Richard Charles Sarle, MD
Specializes in Urology
2070 Biddle Avenue; Suite 2
Wyandotte, MI
 

Dr. Richard Sarle practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Dearborn, MI, Rochester, MI, and Macomb, MI. Dr. Sarle's clinical interests include peyronie's disease (penile curvature), bladder cancer, and erectile dysfunction (impotence). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn. He attended the University of Vermont College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Henry Ford Hospital for residency. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , erectile dysfunction (impotence)

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Erectile Dysfunction, Urologic Cancer, Kidney Stones, Ureter Problems, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohinder Pal Singh Sandhu, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
3851 West Road; Suite 1
Trenton, MI
 

Dr. Mohinder Singh-Sandhu is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He attended medical school at Punjabi University, Patiala. Areas of expertise for Dr. Singh-Sandhu include atrophic vaginitis, genital warts, and contraception (birth control). On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Singh-Sandhu (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hindi and Punjabi. Dr. Singh-Sandhu is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore and Henry Ford Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control), chlamydia

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Cervix Problems, Genital Warts, Contraception, Endometrial Biopsy, Chlamydia, Abdominal ... (Read more)

Dr. Salvatore John Finazzo, DO
Specializes in Obstetrics
1651 Kingsway Court; Suite A
Trenton, MI
 

Dr. Salvatore Finazzo is a medical specialist in obstetrics. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include the following: atrophic vaginitis, genital warts, and contraception (birth control). Dr. Finazzo takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Finazzo is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Riverside Osteopathic Hospital, Trenton's residency program. He is conversant in Italian. He is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Henry Ford Health System, and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control), chlamydia

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Cervix Problems, Genital Warts, Contraception, Endometrial Biopsy, Chlamydia, Abdominal ... (Read more)

Dr. Deeb Shalhoub, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
20965 Grange Road
Riverview, MI
 

Dr. Deeb Shalhoub is a general obstetrician and gynecologist in Riverview, MI. His areas of expertise include atrophic vaginitis, genital warts, and contraception (birth control). Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Shalhoub accepts several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Priority Health. Before completing his residency at Huron Hospital and Beaumont Hospitals, Dr. Shalhoub attended medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. He is conversant in Arabic. Dr. Shalhoub's hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Henry Ford Health System, and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control), chlamydia

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Cervix Problems, Genital Warts, Contraception, Endometrial Biopsy, Chlamydia, Abdominal ... (Read more)

Dr. Helen Etemadi, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
14700 King Road; Suite C
Riverview, MI
 

Dr. Helen Etemadi is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. She works in Riverview, MI. The average patient rating for Dr. Etemadi is 3.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Etemadi include atrophic vaginitis, genital warts, and contraception (birth control). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Self-Pay/Uninsured are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Etemadi honors. She attended Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Riverside Osteopathic Hospital, Trenton for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Etemadi (or staff) speaks Persian and Turkish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control), chlamydia

All Interests: Menopause, Amenorrhea, Cervix Problems, Osteoporosis, Genital Warts, Contraception, Endometrial ... (Read more)

Dr. Janelle M Mehall, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1651 Kingsway Court; Suite A
Trenton, MI
 

Dr. Janelle Mehall is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Her areas of expertise include the following: atrophic vaginitis, genital warts, and contraception (birth control). Dr. Mehall's hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn and Henry Ford Health System. She graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mehall is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , contraception (birth control), chlamydia

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Cervix Problems, Genital Warts, Contraception, Endometrial Biopsy, Chlamydia, Abdominal ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Richard Papp, MD, DO
Specializes in Urology
3231 West Road
Trenton, MI
 

Dr. Steven Papp is an urologist in Trenton, MI. Dr. Papp's areas of expertise consist of prostate problems, endourologic procedures, and sexual dysfunction. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Taylor, and Henry Ford Health System. He graduated from Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Riverside Osteopathic Hospital, Trenton. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , sexual dysfunction

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Urinary Tract Problems, Endourologic Procedures, Sexual Dysfunction, Urologic ... (Read more)

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What is Sexual Health?

Sexual health is a broad and loosely defined term that encompasses several extremely different areas of medicine. Sexual health not only includes physical health related to the act of sex, but also emotional, mental, or identity issues that can interfere with healthy sexuality. Because this scope is so broad, a huge number of health care professionals can accurately say they work in the sexual health specialty. Some of the many varied conditions included in sexual health include intimacy disorders, sexually transmitted diseases, reproductive health, LGBTQ issues, and sexual violence.

Sexual intimacy disorders are those that cause problems with the act of sexual intercourse, such as erectile dysfunction or vulvodynia. Erectile dysfunction, the inability to get or maintain an erection hard enough for sexual intercourse, is extremely common. It affects fully half of men over 40 to some degree. It is treated with medications, devices, or surgery. Vulvodynia, burning pain in the vulva that can be made worse with sexal activity, has no known cause. It is treated with oral or topical medications.

Sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, herpes, gonorrhea, and chlamydia, are bacterial or viral infections that are contagious in the bodily fluids exchanged during sexual contact. Barrier methods of contraception, such as condoms, help prevent the spread of STDs. HIV is a virus that can be caught from an infected person’s sexual fluids or blood. When the virus infects the body, it interferes with the immune system and causes the disease known as AIDS. There is no cure, but anti-viral medications can help people with AIDS live a long and healthy life. Herpes is also a virus found in sexual fluids, called HSV-2. It causes blisters that come and go on the genitals. There is no cure for herpes, but anti-virals can minimize outbreaks. Gonorrhea and chlamydia are both bacterial infections. They are extremely common and often have no symptoms. The most common signs of an infection are burning pain and discharge. Gonorrhea and chlamydia can be treated with medications.

Reproductive health refers to both contraception and infertility treatment. Contraceptives prevent and plan the timing of pregnancy. Some, such as a vasectomy or tubal ligation, are extremely effective at preventing pregnancy. Others, such as spermicides, are less reliable. Popular contraceptives include condoms, birth control pills, IUDs, and diaphragms. On the other side of reproductive health, infertility is the inability to carry a pregnancy to term after one year of trying. It can be due to problems in either the man or the woman, and both genders are affected equally. In total, about 15% of the population suffer from infertility. Infertility treatments include medications and surgery.

Gay and transgender people are as healthy as anyone else, but they have a few specific health care needs that may sometimes fall under the sexual health umbrella. First, many LGBT people still face discrimination from healthcare providers, so providing supportive and appropriate care is an issue. Because of social attitudes surrounding sexual orientation and gender identity, many gay and transgender people struggle with their identities. Rates of depression, substance abuse, and suicide are all higher in this group. Providing mental health support and counseling to those in transition is critical. Finally, transgender patients who are undergoing gender affirmation require sensitive medical health care, including surgical and hormonal treatment.

Sexual violence can be defined as any unwanted or non-consensual sexual activity. It ranges from sexual harassment to touching to rape. It affects women more than men and is widespread: 1 in 4 women report being victims of sexual violence at the hands of a partner, and as many as 1 in 3 girls report their first sexual contact as being violent. Sexual violence has lasting physical and emotional consequences for victims, but educating both girls and boys can prevent violence. Care for those who have endured sexual violence includes counseling and mental health support, medical care, and legal support.

Humans are sexual creatures from the time we reach puberty through the rest of our lives. Sexuality is more than a reproductive requirement -- it is a form of expression and identity. Sexual health blends all these aspects of our experience together and helps us lead sexually fulfilling lives.