Vaginal Itching: Vulvovaginitis

Vaginal itching is of a symptom associated with vulvovaginitis which affects women in every age group. ... read more »

Sexually Transmitted Diseases During Pregnancy

An infection during pregnancy is different from when you are not pregnant - it can affect the pregnant woman as well as the developing fetus inside the uterus. ... read more »

$260 for a Test-Tube Baby?

A team of Belgium fertility doctors announced development of an in vitro fertilization (IVF) process that uses laboratory equipment much less expensive than traditional equipment. ... read more »

Epididymitis and Reproductive Function

Epididymitis is the inflammation of the tube connecting the vas deferens and testicle. Sexually transmitted infections like chlamydia and gonorrhea can cause inflammation and reduction in reproductive function. ... read more »

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease - PID

The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) estimates that more than 750,000 women suffer from pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). PID affects reproductive organs, including the fallopian tubes and uterus as a result of bacterial infection. ... read more »

Common STDs in Men

STDs, or sexually transmitted diseases, are passed from one person to another via unprotected sex. Syphilis, HIV, and gonorrhea are three major STDs men have to worry about. ... read more »

Three More STDs Men Have to Watch Out For

STD prevention is easy: don't have unprotected sex. The easiest and most effective preventative tactic is the use of condoms. ... read more »

Using STI Status to Predict Pregnancy Outcomes

  According to researchers in New South Wales, STI (sexually transmitted infection) status may be helpful in predicting pregnancy outcomes. ... read more »

STD - Recommended Screening

Intrauterine or perinatally transmitted STDs can have fatal or severely debilitating effects on a fetus. Here are the CDC (Centers for Diseases Control) recommendations for screening of pregnant women ... read more »

Pregnancy and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)

Sexually transmitted diseases affect more than 2 million women every year. This number can only be tallied by the number of women who are treated or diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease. ... read more »

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a medical term used to describe an infection that affects reproductive organs. The condition can be diagnosed independently or as a symptom of STDs. ... read more »

Gonorrhea During Pregnancy

Gonorrhea is a serious bacterial infection that may be passed from one partner to the other during sexual contact. Sexual contact includes oral, anal and genital sex. ... read more »

Causes - Vaginal Discharge

A vaginal discharge could be normal, but it can also be caused by a vaginal infection. ... read more »