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Vaginitis

FAQ028

What is vaginitis? Vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina. As many as one third of women will have symptoms of vaginitis sometime during their lives. Vaginitis affects women of all ages but is m...

August 2011

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HIV and Women

FAQ082

How does human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection occur? Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) enters the bloodstream through certain body fluids—in most cases, blood or semen. Once in the blood, t...

August 2011

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

FAQ077

What is pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)? Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of the female reproductive organs. It is a common illness. Pelvic inflammatory disease is diagnosed in more tha...

May 2011

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When Sex Is Painful

FAQ020

How common is painful sex? Pain during intercourse is very common—nearly 3 out of 4 women have pain during intercourse at some time during their lives. For some women, the pain is only a temporary p...

May 2011

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Genital Herpes

FAQ054

What is genital herpes? Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Genital herpes is probably best known for the sores and blisters it causes. These sores can appear around the lips, ge...

May 2011

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Your Sexual Health

FAQ072

What causes sexual problems in women? Some common causes of sexual problems in women include the following: Aging—A woman's libido (another term for interest in and desire for sex) and sexual activi...

May 2011

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