While most strains of HPV don’t pose a serious health risk, certain types of HPV can cause devastating cancers. Luckily, there are effective immunizations against HPV. Have you been vaccinated? Find out if you need the HPV vaccine.
There are many reasons to get annual physical exams. From uncovering potential health issues to preventing common conditions, yearly exams can help you stay in control of your health. Read on to learn more.
Most people know that babies and children need immunizations against diseases, but many people don’t realize that adults need boosters, too. Read on to learn which vaccinations adults should get and how often.
If you’ve had sexual intercourse ― even if it was once and even if you wore protection ― you may have put yourself at risk for contracting a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Read on to learn why you should get tested for STDs.
Have you been experiencing tightness, pain, or fluttering in your chest? These are all potential signs of heart complications. An electrocardiogram (EKG), which is a fast and painless test, can let you and your doctor know if you have heart issues.
While nothing broadens your horizons quite like international travel, visiting other countries can expose you to a range of health risks you wouldn’t encounter at home. Here’s how you can stay healthy as you explore the world.
Prediabetes, the precursor stage for type 2 diabetes, affects an estimated 84 million people in the United States, or more than one in three adults. Find out how you can reverse this common condition and take control of your health today.
PrEP can reduce your chance of getting HIV from sex or injection drug use. When taken as prescribed, PrEP is highly effective for preventing HIV. Ask our physicians at Downtown Medical Group, serving San Francisco Bay Area since 1980's!
Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.