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  1. Trichomoniasis - Treatment Overview

    Trichomoniasis (trich) is treated with an oral antiprotozoal medication, such as metronidazole or tinidazole.

  2. Biopsy of Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus)

    Your health professional may take a sample, or biopsy, of abnormal tissue if genital warts cannot be easily identified with a physical examination or during a gynecology exam with a lighted magnifying instrument (colposcopy). A microscopic exam on the biopsied tissue can help your health professional determine whether cell changes have occurred that indicate infection with the human ...

  3. Trichomoniasis - Prevention

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

  4. Syphilis - Treatment Overview

    Prompt treatment of syphilis is needed to cure the infection, prevent complications, and prevent the spread of the infection to others.

  5. Trichomoniasis - What Increases Your Risk

    Learn the risk factors for trichomoniasis (trich).

  6. Trichomoniasis - Medications

    Trichomoniasis (trich) is usually treated with a medication called metronidazole.

  7. Surgical Removal of Genital Warts by Excision

    Visible genital warts on the penis or vagina or around the anus are removed by cutting them off with a surgical knife (scalpel). Warts on the cervix may be removed by laser or loop electrosurgical excision (LEEP).

  8. Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) for Genital Warts

    The loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) uses a thin, low-voltage electrified wire loop to remove genital warts.

  9. 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

  10. Electrocautery for Genital Warts

    Electrocautery removes genital warts on the penis, vulva, or around the anus by burning them with a low - voltage electrified probe.

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