Tests for Bacterial Vaginosis
Tests for bacterial vaginosis take samples of fluid and cells from the vagina to see if this vaginal infection is present.
Bacterial Vaginosis - Treatment Overview
Treatment options for bacterial vaginosis.
The levonorgestrel (LNg) intrauterine device (IUD) releases small amounts of levonorgestrel,a form of progesterone,into the uterus each day. This type of IUD reduces cramping and heavy menstrual bleeding. And it is a highly effective method of birth control. It must be replaced every 5 years to ensure that hormone release continues at a level that helps you. How well does it work? Most ...
Side Effects of HIV and AIDS Drugs
Here is an overview of some of the common and more severe side effects of HIV and AIDS drugs.
HPV Infection in Men
HPV infection in men can cause health problems, too. Learn more.
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Infection - Other Treatment
HIV can cause emotional, social, and financial stresses that significantly add to the stress of being ill. Accepting that these stresses are present and getting the education and support you need may help you manage them and improve your quality of life.
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Infection - What Happens
HIV is spread when blood, semen, or vaginal fluids from an infected person enter another person's body, usually through: Sexual contact. The virus may enter the body through a tear in the lining of the rectum, vagina, urethra, or mouth. Between 75% and 80
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Infection - When To Call a Doctor
If you are infected with HIV or caring for someone who is, call 911 or other emergency services immediately if any of the following conditions develop: seizures, loss of consciousness, new weakness in an arm, a leg, or one side of the body.
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Infection - Topic Overview
Information on the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS.
HIV & AIDS Guide - Cause
Learn about the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and how the virus affects the body and immune system.