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    1. Gonorrhea - Prevention

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

    2. 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.

    3. 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 ...

    4. Syphilis - Cause

      A woman's sexuality is a complex mix of mental, emotional, and physical signals. A problem in one area can grow to involve others. For example, a physical problem can lead to fear of pain, and the fear can lead to guilt about its effect on your partner. S

    5. 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

    6. Chlamydia - Exams and Tests

      Learn about exams and tests for syphilis.

    7. 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

    8. Sexual Problems in Women - Other Treatment

      Studies of alternative medicines for sexual problems are limited, but some of them show possible benefits. These include studies of herbal supplements and devices.

    9. 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 ...

    10. Antibiotics for Syphilis

      Drug details for Antibiotics for syphilis.

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