Genital Herpes - Exams and Tests
Genital herpes is usually diagnosed based on your medical history and a physical exam. Your health professional may ask you the following questions:Do you think you were exposed to genital herpes or another STD? How do you know? Did your partner tell you?
Gonorrhea - Exams and Tests
Read about exams and tests doctors use to diagnose trichomoniasis.
Gonorrhea - What Increases Your Risk
Learn the risk factors for trichomoniasis (trich).
Antibiotics for Syphilis
Drug details for Antibiotics for syphilis.
Gonorrhea - Symptoms
Symptoms of sexual problems can include: A decrease in the level of desire, which might be expressed by fewer sexual fantasies or thoughts and a reluctance to engage in sexual activity, a decrease in the level of arousal, an inability to reach orgasm afte
HIV and Weight Loss - Topic Overview
People who are infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have an increased risk for developing a tuberculosis (TB) infection. Their risk for a TB infection doubles in the first year they developed the HIV infection. 1 If they have latent TB,which cannot be spread to others,they are at risk for the infection becoming an active disease,which can be spread to others. Active TB in ...
Sexual Problems in Women - Treatment Overview
Many sexual problems can be managed when you understand what is causing them. Effective management requires a high level of comfort between you and your health professional, and possibly your partner. Because a sexual problem often has multiple causes, tr
Bacterial Vaginosis - Medications
Because a woman's sexuality encompasses physical, emotional, and psychological factors, the causes of sexual problems are often complex and interrelated. Medications may be used in treating certain conditions that contribute to sexual problems.
Syphilis tests detect antibodies to the bacterium that causes syphilis (Treponema pallidum) in blood, body fluid, or tissue.
Gonorrhea - Prevention
Women have varied and interrelated reasons for desiring sexual activity and feeling sexually fulfilled. A woman's sexuality is influenced by her physical, psychological, and emotional states. Some causes of sexual problems, such as medical conditions, may