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  1. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - Exams and Tests

    A health professional usually can diagnose genital warts using your medical history and a physical examination.

  2. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - What Happens

    Learn about genital warts, human papillomavirus (HPV), and how warts develop.

  3. Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) - Prevention

    You can reduce your risk of becoming infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV) or another sexually transmitted disease (STD). You also can reduce the risk of spreading HPV to your sex partner(s).Practice safe sex.

  4. Sexual Performance Anxiety

    Learn more from WebMD about sexual performance anxiety and how it can affect your sex life.

  5. Syphilis and Men Who Have Sex With Men

    Learn more from WebMD about syphilis, a potentially dangerous sexually transmitted infection, and infection trends among men who have sex with other men.

  6. Vaginal Rashes and Sores - Topic Overview

    A rash in your vaginal area (vulva) may be caused by irritation of the skin from many sources, such as clothes rubbing against the skin. Rashes that occur without other symptoms are usually minor and often go away with home treatment.Contact dermatitisA common cause of a rash is contact with a substance that causes irritation or an allergic reaction (contact dermatitis). Soaps, detergents, shampoos, perfumes, or lotions can cause contact dermatitis. Often the rash from contact dermatitis is very itchy, but it is rarely serious. Changing your soap or detergent may be all you need to do to prevent this type of rash.Other rashes in the vaginal areaOther conditions that may cause a rash in the vaginal area include:Scabies, which is an itchy skin condition caused by tiny mites that burrow into the outer layers of the skin.Pubic lice, which are small insects that live on humans and survive by feeding on blood.Yeast infection (cutaneous candidiasis), which may cause a rash in the moist skin

  7. Sexual Problems in Women - 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

  8. Sexual Problems in Women - 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.

  9. Sexual Problems in Women - What Increases Your Risk

    Risk factors for sexual problems include a current or long - term history of: Exhaustion, often from round-the-clock care of a baby or small children and/or parenting and having a job. And normal hormonal changes linked to pregnancy, recovery from pregna

  10. Sexual Problems in Women - 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

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