Are you having back pain with any of the following?
We understand that you are experiencing one or more of the health issues that might be impacting your back pain.
We recommend that you discuss these health issues with your doctor before proceeding with this program.
Once you are cleared by your doctor to do this program, we hope it helps you find relief from your back pain.
We offer clinics specially designed for Young Adults, ages 18 to 25. And we make it easy to stay connected with your doctor while you are on the go. You can e-mail your doctor, make appointments, and refill prescriptions – all on our website, any time and any place.
Being healthy sexually is just as important as eating right and staying active. Being an adult means making sexual choices that are right for you whether you decide to be sexually active or not.
If you do decide to have sex, reduce your risk for unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. You're in charge.
If you are a woman who has sex with men, and aren't ready to have a baby, you need a birth control plan. Choosing the method of birth control that works best for you is an important decision.
There are many types of birth control:
Protect yourself from STDs
It's important to understand that when you become sexually active, you can be at risk of getting a sexually transmitted disease (STD). This is true for all forms of sexual activity such as oral, vaginal, or anal intercourse.
Except for not having sex (abstinence), there is no sure way to avoid contracting an STD. You can reduce your risk by:
If you are concerned that you may have a sexually transmitted disease, talk to your doctor. All of your test results are confidential and will not be shared with anyone without your written consent (unless required by law).
Is someone hurting you, threatening you or forcing you to do sexual things you don't want to do? Are you afraid of your partner?
You deserve to be safe. We understand that it's difficult to talk about violence, especially from a family member or intimate partner. Your doctor is a safe person to talk to. You will be given the resources to help end the abuse.
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning?
Kaiser Permanente can help connect you with a doctor who is supportive and knowledgeable about gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender health issues. To request a referral, you can contact KP Pride by calling (510) 987-4148.
Trust us for high-quality, unbiased information. We're here to provide you with personalized care, and we always respect your privacy.
If you have an emergency medical condition, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. An emergency medical condition is any of the following: (1) a medical condition that manifests itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity (including severe pain) such that you could reasonably expect the absence of immediate medical attention to result in serious jeopardy to your health or body functions or organs; (2) active labor when there isn't enough time for safe transfer to a Plan hospital (or designated hospital) before delivery, or if transfer poses a threat to your (or your unborn child's) health and safety, or (3) a mental disorder that manifests itself by acute symptoms of sufficient severity such that either you are an immediate danger to yourself or others, or you are not immediately able to provide for, or use, food, shelter, or clothing, due to the mental disorder.
This information is not intended to diagnose health problems or to take the place of specific medical advice or care you receive from your physician or other health care professional. If you have persistent health problems, or if you have additional questions, please consult with your doctor. If you have questions or need more information about your medication, please speak to your pharmacist. Kaiser Permanente does not endorse the medications or products mentioned. Any trade names listed are for easy identification only.