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Chlamydia: Causes, Signs and Treatment of This Common Culprit

Chlamydia is a bacterial infection that is transmitted through sexual contact, mainly vaginal and anal sex. Chlamydia is a very common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, second only to HPV. Chlamydia is easily spread since many people who...

Why Prevention Is the Best Way to Treat Cervical Cancer. Plus, Learn the Causes, Symptoms and Other Treatment Options

Cervical cancer used to be the leading cause of cancer death for cervix-having individuals living in the United States, according to statistics shared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But since the late 1970s, the numbers of...

Gonorrhea: Catching and Treating “The Clap”

Gonorrhea, also known as “the clap,” is a sexually transmitted infection, or STI, that is spread through sexual contact including vaginal sex, anal sex, and oral sex. Gonorrhea is caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae, which can cause a bacterial...

Candida Overgrowth: Signs You Have a Yeast Infection (Plus How to Get Rid of It)

Yeasts are one-celled fungi that normally reproduce by budding. Candida, one of many types of fungi that dwell on and in the human body, is usually found in small amounts in the mouth, intestines, and skin. While the fungus causes...

What Is Bacterial Vaginosis: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments

Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most common vaginal complaint in women of childbearing age, between 15 and 44 years old. Studies have shown that approximately 29% of women in the U.S. are affected. While women in their reproductive years are...

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