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      • Answers to Questions About HPV

        Learning about HPV can help you avoid infection and seek treatment, if necessary.

      • Chlamydia Can Lead to Infertility

        A lot of us don't realize that chlamydia and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can cause no symptoms, meaning you could have an STD and not know it.

      • HIV and AIDS

        AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus, which kills or impairs cells of the immune system and progressively destroys the body's ability to fight infections and certain cancers.

      • Immune System

        The immune system works to keep germs out of the body and destroy any that get in. It is made up of a complex network of cells and organs.

      • Recognizing Gynecologic Problems

        Vaginal bleeding and discharge are a normal part of your menstrual cycle. If you notice anything different or unusual, talk with your health care provider.

      • Sexually Transmitted Diseases

        Women suffer more frequent and severe symptoms from STDs. Some STDs can cause pelvic inflammatory disease, which can lead to both infertility and ectopic pregnancy.

      • Statistics: Gynecological Health at a Glance

        Cancer of the endometrium is the most common cancer of the female reproductive organs.

      • What You Need to Know About STDs

        Your body usually tells you when you are in danger -- your heart races, you breathe hard, your palms sweat. But when it comes to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), you may not have any warning signs.