In-depth

Bacterial vaginosis

Bacterial vaginosis — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatments and prevention of this common vaginal infection.

Bladder cancer

Bladder cancer is often diagnosed early — when it's most treatable. But even with successful treatment, bladder cancer survivors need follow-up tests for years to come.

Bladder stones

Bladder stones are small masses of minerals in your bladder — often forming as a result of an enlarged prostate, nerve damage or infection.

Cervicitis

Cervicitis, an inflammation of the cervix, can result from a sexually transmitted disease. You can take steps to reduce your risk.

Chlamydia

Are you worried you might have chlamydia? Find out how this common sexually transmitted infection is diagnosed and treated.

Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a common and often painful disorder in which tissue that normally lines the inside of your uterus grows outside your uterus.

Epididymitis

Epididymitis is an inflammation of the tube at the back of the testicle (epididymis). The condition is usually treated with antibiotics.

Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea is a highly contagious sexually transmitted infection. Without treatment, serious complications can occur.

Kidney infection

Kidney infection can permanently damage your kidneys or allow bacteria to spread to your bloodstream. Seek immediate medical attention to avoid life-threatening complications.

Kidney stones

Kidney stones often recur. Find out what causes kidney stones and how to prevent them.

Prostatitis

Prostatitis, inflammation of the prostate gland, can cause significant male pelvic pain and other symptoms.

Reactive arthritis

Reactive arthritis is an inflammatory condition that develops in response to an infection in another part of your body.

Sexually transmitted diseases

Sexually transmitted diseases — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of STDs.

Trichomoniasis

Trichomoniasis — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of this sexually transmitted infection.

Vaginal atrophy

You don't have to accept vaginal problems as part of getting older. Discover treatment options.

Vaginal cancer

Vaginal cancer is a rare cancer that typically occurs in older women.

Vaginitis

Vaginitis is an irritating inflammation of the vagina often caused by fungi (yeasts), bacteria or parasites. Treatment depends on the type of vaginitis you have.

Aug. 20, 2011