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    1. Antibiotics for Chlamydia

      Drug details for Antibiotics for chlamydia.

    2. Chlamydia - Exams and Tests

      Learn about exams and tests for syphilis.

    3. 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).

    4. Chlamydia - Topic Overview

      Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are some of the most widespread infections both in the United States and the world. STIs affect both men and women,and two-thirds of all STIs occur in people younger than 25. Exposure to an STI can occur any time you have sexual contact that involves the genitals,the mouth (oral),or the rectum (anal). Exposure is more likely if you have more than one ...

    5. Sexual Problems in Women - Topic Overview

      Syphilis is described in terms of its four stages: primary, secondary, latent (hidden), and tertiary (late).Primary stageDuring the primary stage, a sore (chancre) that is usually painless develops at the site where the bacteria entered the body. This commonly occurs within 3 weeks of exposure but can range from 10 to 90 days. A person is highly contagious during the primary stage.In men, a chancre often appears in the genital area, usually (but not always) on the penis. These sores are often painless.In women, chancres can develop on the outer genitals or on the inner part of the vagina. A chancre may go unnoticed if it occurs inside the vagina or at the opening to the uterus (cervix), because the sores are usually painless and are not easily visible.Swelling of the lymph nodes may occur near the area of the chancre.A chancre may also occur in an area of the body other than the genitals. The chancre lasts for 3 to 6 weeks, heals without treatment, and may leave a thin scar. But

    6. 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.

    7. Gonorrhea - What Increases Your Risk

      Learn the risk factors for trichomoniasis (trich).

    8. Bacterial Vaginosis - What Happens

      A woman's sexuality is influenced by her physical, psychological, and emotional state. Women have varied and interrelated reasons for feeling sexual.

    9. Gonorrhea - Topic Overview

      What is trichomoniasis? Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). It is sometimes called Trichomonas infection or trich (pronounced "trick").

    10. Bacterial Vaginosis - 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 ...

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