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    1. Sexual Problems in Women - Symptoms

      Syphilis develops in four stages, each with a different set of symptoms.

    2. Gonorrhea - When To Call a Doctor

      Find out when to call a doctor about syphilis.

    3. 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

    4. Gonorrhea - Exams and Tests

      Read about exams and tests doctors use to diagnose trichomoniasis.

    5. Gonorrhea - 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 ...

    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 - Surgery

      One type of sexual problem in women is pain during intercourse. Pain often is caused by a physical reason, such as injury or anatomical problems. If examinations and tests confirm that a physical condition is causing pain during intercourse, treatment of

    8. Gonorrhea - Topic Overview

      The first symptom of syphilis is a sore called a chancre (say shanker) that is usually painless. The sore begins at the site of infection as a small, solid, raised skin sore less than 1 cm (0.4 in.) across. It develops into a red, usually painless open sore with a scooped-out appearance. The sore usually does not bleed.Two or more chancres may develop at the same time, usually in the genital area, but sometimes on the hands, mouth, or other body surfaces.Chancres contain millions of syphilis bacteria and are highly contagious.

    9. 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 ...

    10. Syphilis - Cause

      Learn about the causes of syphilils.

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