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  1. Other Treatment

    For decades, some women have used Lactobacillus acidophilus in yogurt or supplements to treat bacterial vaginosis. However, researchers now know that dairy lactobacillus does not work for bacterial vaginosis.

  2. Surgery

    There is no surgical treatment for bacterial vaginosis.

  3. Chlamydia Tests

    Chlamydia tests involve testing a sample of body fluid or urine to determine whether chlamydia bacteria (Chlamydia trachomatis) are present and may be the cause of an infection.

  4. Sexually Transmitted Infections: Genital Exam for Men - Topic Overview

    During a male genital exam for sexually transmitted infections,the doctor: Looks for discharge from the penis. The doctor may put a thin swab into the urethra and take a sample of fluid and cells to test for infections such as chlamydia or gonorrhea. Checks the testicles for swelling and tenderness. May use a small scope to look at the walls of the rectum for discharge and inflammation. May ...

  5. Antibiotics for Chlamydia

    Drug details for Antibiotics for chlamydia.

  6. Sexually Transmitted Infections: Treatment - Topic Overview

    Treatment is available for all sexually transmitted infections (STIs),no matter what the cause,to relieve symptoms,even if a cure is not possible. Some,but not all,STIs are treated with antibiotics. Some of the most common STIs- chlamydia,gonorrhea,and syphilis -are caused by bacteria and are treated and cured with antibiotics. STIs caused by viruses,such as genital herpes and ...

  7. Check Your Symptoms

    Exposure to Sexually Transmitted Diseases-Check Your Symptoms

  8. Sex Glossary

    Definitions of terms related to sexual health.

  9. Trichomoniasis

    Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease that affects both men and women. Learn more from WebMD.

  10. Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

    WebMD lists common symptoms associated with sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs.

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