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  • Trichomoniasis-References

    Citations American Academy of Pediatrics (2015). Trichomonas vaginalis infections. In DW Kimberlin et al., eds., Red Book: 2015 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 30th ed., pp. 798-800. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics. American Public Health Association (2008). Trichomoniasis. In DL Heymann, ed., Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, 19th ed., pp. […]

  • Trichomoniasis-Other Places To Get Help

    Organizations American Sexual Health Association Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (U.S.)

  • Trichomoniasis-When To Call a Doctor

    Call your doctor immediately if you: Have lower belly pain and a fever higher than 101°F (38.3°C) along with an abnormal vaginal discharge. Are pregnant and have symptoms of a vaginal infection or a urinary tract infection (UTI), such as abnormal discharge from the vagina or pain or burning during urination. Call your doctor for […]

  • Chlamydia-When To Call a Doctor

    In women: Call your doctor now or seek immediate medical care if you have these chlamydia symptoms: Sudden, severe pain in the lower abdomen Lower abdominal pain with vaginal bleeding or discharge and a fever of 100.4°F (38°C) or higher Urinary burning, frequent urination, or inability to urinate and a fever of 100.4°F (38°C) or […]

  • Chlamydia-What Happens

    Chlamydia does not cause long-term problems if it is treated before any complications develop. Left untreated, chlamydia can lead to many complications, especially for women. If a woman has chlamydia when she gives birth, her newborn can be infected. Having a chlamydia infection that was cured does not protect you from a future infection. A […]

  • Chlamydia-Related Information

    Gonorrhea Health Screening: Finding Health Problems Early HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) Infection Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Safer Sex Sexually Transmitted Infections

  • Chlamydia-Surgery

    Untreated chlamydia can cause complications, such as an abscess. Surgery may be used to drain or remove the abscess.

  • Millions Have Condition That Can Cause Infertility

    By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 3, 2017 (HealthDay News) — About 2.5 million American women have had pelvic inflammatory disease, an often-symptomless infection of the reproductive tract that can cause infertility and lasting abdominal pain, a new U.S. government report shows. Scientists also found that those who had 10 or more male sex […]

  • Bacterial Vaginosis-Treatment Overview

    Treatment for bacterial vaginosis includes antibiotic medicine (oral or vaginal). Antibiotics kill the problem bacteria causing bacterial vaginosis symptoms. But symptoms often come back after antibiotic treatment. For some women, bacterial vaginosis goes away without treatment. But when it does not go away even with treatment, bacterial vaginosis is frustrating and troublesome. Bacterial vaginosis makes […]

  • Bacterial Vaginosis-Symptoms

    Many women with bacterial vaginosis do not have any symptoms. Bacterial vaginosis does not typically cause itching. But it does cause: An excessive grayish white vaginal discharge, unlike normal vaginal discharge. Some women describe the discharge as “yellow.” A bothersome “fishy” odor, which is usually worse after sex (intercourse). Other conditions with similar symptoms include […]

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