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    1. Understanding Genital Warts -- the Basics

      Do you know what genital warts are and what causes them? Learn more.

    2. Understanding Female Sexual Problems -- Prevention

      Can female sexual problems be prevented? Find out from the experts at WebMD.

    3. Understanding Chlamydia -- the Basics

      Learn the basics and causes of chlamydia, a sexually transmitted disease, from the experts at WebMD.

    4. Tests for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

      WebMD provides a brief overview of tests for sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs.

    5. Gonorrhea - 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

    6. Sexual Problems in Women - Topic Overview

      Gummata are growths of pink, fleshy tissue that contain syphilis bacteria. They may appear as nodules or ulcers or become masses that are like tumors. Gummata are rare. When they do occur, they range from 1 mm to 1 cm in size. Common sites of gummata include the:Skin, where they cause shallow open sores that heal slowly.Mucous membranes. These gummas may become cancerous.Bones, where they cause destruction of bones and pain that is especially severe at night.Eyes, resulting in visual impairment that may lead to blindness.Respiratory system, where they cause hoarseness, breathing problems, and wheezing.Gastrointestinal system, where they cause stomach pain, inability to eat large meals, belching, and weight loss.Antibiotic treatment cures the syphilis infection and stops the development of gummata. But the scar tissue that forms after successful treatment will probably not go away.

    7. Physical Exam for Genital Warts (Human Papillomavirus) for Men

      A visual exam of the penis and anus is most important to diagnose genital warts in men. A magnifying glass may be used to help locate abnormal tissue. ...

    8. Bacterial Vaginosis - 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 - Treatment Overview

      Many sexual problems can be managed when you understand what is causing them. Effective management requires a high level of comfort between you and your health professional, and possibly your partner. Because a sexual problem often has multiple causes, tr

    10. 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 ...

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