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Bacterial Diseases

What is a bacterial STD? What do chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and other bacterial STDs have in common? How are bacterial STDs treated and diagnosed?
  1. Bacterial Vaginosis (6)
  2. Chancroid (4)
  3. Chlamydia (9)
  4. Gonorrhea (7)
  5. Lymphogranuloma (4)
  6. Mycoplasma Genitalium (3)
  7. Non-Gonoccocal Urethritis (4)
  8. Syphilis (9)

Chlamydia: An Overview
Worried you might have chlamydia? Know someone who was recently diagnosed? Find out more about chlamydia here.

Gonorrhea: An Overview
Gonorrhea - the common STD otherwise known as The Clap.

Syphilis: An Overview
Syphilis may start by causing a painless rash, but if left untreated it can go all the way to your brain. It is spread by direct contact with a syphilis sore, usually during oral, vaginal, or anal sex.

Nongonoccocal Urethritis: An Overview
Nongonoccocal urethritis is a diagnosis of exclusion. It describes the symptoms you are experiencing, but rather than telling you what disease you have it tells you what disease you don't.

Bacterial Vaginosis
Bacterial vaginosis isn't generally considered to be a sexually transmitted disease, instead it is thought of more often as a disease that is associated with sexual activity.

Mycoplasma Genitalium
Mycoplasma genitalium is a common sexually transmitted disease with many of the same symptoms as gonorrhea and chlamydia.

Lymphogranuloma venereum - A different type of chlamydia
Lymphogranuloma venereum is a sexually transmitted disease caused by a relatively uncommon variant of chlamydia. Its symptoms include swollen lymph nodes and a systemic infection more similar to syphilis than genital chlamydia.

Chancroid: An Overview
Chancroid is a genital ulcer disease found mostly in the developing world.

Chlamydia: Diagnosis and Treatment
How is chlamydia diagnosed? How is it treated? What to expect before you go to the doctor's office.
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Chlamydia: Long Term Consequences
What happens if a chlamydia infection goes untreated? What are the long term side effects? It can affect your health, your fertility, and the health of your future children.Warning: Photos May Offend Some Viewers

Are Urinary Tract Infections Sexually Transmitted Diseases?
Urinary tract infections are associated with sex, but that doesn't necessarily mean that they're sexually transmitted diseases.

Alternative Remedies for Urinary Tract Infections
Users talk about their experiences using alternative remedies for urinary tract infections.

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