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Wendy Blank, D.O.
Melinda Bowen, RN
Women's Clinic Coordinator
Regular Hours
Break Hours: Winter, Spring, Summer

Women's Clinic

The Women's Clinic of Lafene Health Center is staffed by skilled nurses, a nurse practitioner, and a board certified gynecologist. The Clinic is designed to serve K-State students in areas of medical and psychosocial aspects of human sexuality. Confidential counseling and education regarding contraceptive options and sexually transmitted diseases are available. A well woman physical examination includes breast exam, pelvic exam, STD screening when necessary. There are charges for the exam and testing.

Services Available
  • Primary health care for women.
  • Contraceptive options, including emergency contraception.
  • Examination, treatment and counseling for woman's health care issues (vaginal infections, menstrual cramps, mood swings, human sexuality issues, breast problems, birth control).
  • Pregnancy counseling and referral.
  • STD testing and counseling for men and women, including HIV.
  • Plan B is available over-the-counter in the Lafene Pharmacy to those age 17 and over with proper identification and a K-State ID.  Students who are under 17 must make an appointment with a provider. Cost may be determined by calling Pharmacy at 785.532.7758.
How to prepare for well woman exam
  1. Try to make sure it has been at least 1 year since your last well woman exam for insurance purposes.
  2. Do not schedule the appointment during your menstrual period.
  3. Make sure that you DON’T douche, use tampons, use vaginal medications, or have intercourse for 2 days prior to your appointment.
  4. Failure to follow the above may result in your appointment being rescheduled.
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