Sexually Transmitted Diseases Scope of the Problem

Despite the expenditure of approximately $8 billion each year for sexually transmitted disease (STD) control, 15 million Americans annually, including 3 million teenagers, become infected. An individual who acquires an STD is apt to have acquired others without knowing it, and he or she needs to be tested for that possibility. The risk of acquiring an STD rises steeply with the number of partners with whom an individual has unprotected sexual

25.5 Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Scope of the Problem

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

This fact sheet is designed to provide you with information on Bacterial Vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an abnormal vaginal condition that is characterized by vaginal discharge and results from an overgrowth of atypical bacteria in the vagina.

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