Syphilis - Cause
A woman's sexuality is a complex mix of mental, emotional, and physical signals. A problem in one area can grow to involve others. For example, a physical problem can lead to fear of pain, and the fear can lead to guilt about its effect on your partner. S
HIV and Pregnancy - Topic Overview
The United States Preventive Services Task Force,United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,American Academy of Pediatrics,and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommend that all pregnant women be screened for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. This is because early detection and treatment are the key to preventing newborn HIV infection. 1 ...
Sexual Problems in Women - Symptoms
Syphilis develops in four stages, each with a different set of symptoms.
Bacterial Vaginosis - What Happens
A woman's sexuality is influenced by her physical, psychological, and emotional state. Women have varied and interrelated reasons for feeling sexual.
Syphilis tests detect antibodies to the bacterium that causes syphilis (Treponema pallidum) in blood, body fluid, or tissue.
Genital Herpes - Treatment Overview
The goal of treatment for genital herpes is to provide relief from the discomfort of herpes sores and to reduce the time it takes for an outbreak to heal.Initial treatmentMost people find some relief and recover more quickly from the first (primary) outbr
Gonorrhea - What Increases Your Risk
Learn the risk factors for trichomoniasis (trich).
Bacterial Vaginosis - Home Treatment
There is no home treatment for trichomoniasis (trich), but you can reduce your risk factors.
Chlamydia - Topic Overview
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are some of the most widespread infections both in the United States and the world. STIs affect both men and women,and two-thirds of all STIs occur in people younger than 25. Exposure to an STI can occur any time you have sexual contact that involves the genitals,the mouth (oral),or the rectum (anal). Exposure is more likely if you have more than one ...
Gonorrhea - Treatment Overview
Trichomoniasis (trich) is treated with an oral antiprotozoal medication, such as metronidazole or tinidazole.