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Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Frequently Asked Questions About STDS
Answers to frequently asked questions about sexually transmitted diseasesarrow
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Bacterial Vaginosis
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most common vaginal infection in women of childbearing age.arrow
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Chlamydia
Serious complications that cause irreversible damage, including infertility, can occur “silently” before a woman ever recognizes she has chlamydia. arrow
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Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
Human papilloma virus is the name of a group of viruses that can infect the genital area and lead to cervical cancer. arrow
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HIV
Anyone can get HIV. The most important thing to know is how you can get the virus.arrow
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Gonorrhea
Gonorrhea is caused by a bacterium that can grow and multiply easily in the warm, moist areas of the reproductive tract.arrow
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Genital Herpes
Genital HSV-2 infection is more common in women (approximately one out of four women) than in men (almost one out of five). arrow
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Syphilis
Syphilis is often called the "great imitator" of sexually transmitted diseases because it can imitate symptoms of other infections.arrow
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Trichomoniasis
Trichomoniasis is the most common curable STD in young, sexually active women.arrow
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