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  1. Information About the Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

    Infection by HPV (the human papillomavirus) is common. WebMD explains the risks of infection and the strains of HPV that can lead to cancer.

  2. Trichomoniasis - What Increases Your Risk

    Learn the risk factors for trichomoniasis (trich).

  3. Syphilis - When To Call a Doctor

    Find out when to call a doctor about syphilis.

  4. Sexual Problems in Women - When To Call a Doctor

    A common sexual problem is pain during intercourse. Call a health professional for immediate care if sudden, severe pelvic pain occurs with or without vaginal bleeding. Call a health professional if you experience pain or discomfort in your vagina. You ma

  5. Gynecological Exam for Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus)

    A gynecological exam for genital warts includes:Visual exam of the vulva.Speculum exam.Bimanual pelvic exam.Rectal exam.Rectovaginal exam.The visual exam and the speculum exam are the most important for diagnosing genital warts.Some health professionals may use an acetowhite test to make the warts more visible. A vinegar solution (weak acetic acid) may be applied to the skin to show the ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Trichomoniasis - Prevention

    Learn ways to help prevent trichomoniasis (trich) or other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

  8. Trichomoniasis - Home Treatment

    There is no home treatment for trichomoniasis (trich), but you can reduce your risk factors.

  9. Sexual Problems in Women - Home Treatment

    Treatment of sexual problems is guided by you, your partner, and your health professional. You may find that it depends largely on changes you try at home.

  10. 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

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