Articles Tagged: STI

What is pelvic inflammatory disease?

PID is a serious infection usually caused by sexually transmitted infections. It can cause problems for women including chronic pain and difficulty getting pregnant (infertility). It’s important to prevent spreading … read more

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Trichomoniasis

Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). It occurs in teens and adults and affects both men and women. Trichomonads (how they look under a microscope): What causes trichomoniasis? Trichomoniasis is … read more

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Syphilis

What is syphilis? Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a spirochete (a very small organism). It can affect the entire body and needs to be treated with antibiotics … read more

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