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  • New Hope in Search for Vaccine Against Gonorrhea

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, July 10, 2017 (HealthDay News) — A vaccine to protect people from the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea may be one step closer to reality, New Zealand researchers report. That’s welcome news, because gonorrhea appears to be eluding treatment efforts to control the disease. Antibiotics are the only available treatment, […]

  • Syphilis in Babies: Old Disease Makes A Comeback

    July 21, 2017 — Chantal, a 27-year-old from Fresno County, CA, had no symptoms when she tested positive for syphilis at 7 months pregnant. By the time she was treated, it was too late for her son. Her baby — born at 8 pounds, 13 ounces in mid-March — is blind in one eye and […]

  • 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 www.ashastd.org Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (U.S.) www.cdc.gov/nchstp

  • 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 […]

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