Ovarian cysts are common, especially during the period of life when you have menstruation. Most cysts disappear by themselves, but some require treatment even though they are benign. It is unusual for cysts to be caused by cancer.
Here you can read about diseases and disorders linked to the genitals.
Circumcision of girls and women's abdomen is a tradition that has been around for a long time. The tradition is not linked to any particular religion. It can affect both your body and how you feel if you have been circumcised, but it doesn't have to.
Scabies is a small spider-like animal, a mite. The scavenger enters the skin and makes passages in the outer layer of skin where they lay their eggs. The most common symptom is it itching, especially at night. Scabies are usually treated with medicines that you apply to your skin. Scabies is usually transmitted through close body contact.
Condyloma is one of the most common STDs and is more common among young people. You can get warts in the genital area or around the rectum if you have a condyloma. Most people do not get any physical problems from the warts that usually disappear by themselves. The warts are caused by a virus called HPV, human papillomavirus.
HPV, the human papillomavirus, is a very common virus found in over a hundred different types. Some types can cause cell changes that, in unusual cases, can lead to cancer, especially in the cervix. Other types of HPV can cause warts, usually on the hands and feet. In addition, there are some types that can cause warts in the genital area, so-called condylomas.
Herpes in the genital area is caused by a virus and is very common. It is transmitted mainly through sexual contact. Most people who have herpes in the genital area get so mild symptoms that they do not know that they have herpes.
Herpes around the mouth is caused by a very common virus, which can cause mouth ulcers. You can even have the virus in your body without getting any cold sores. Avoid kissing, kissing or having mouth sex when you or someone else has a mouth ulcer with blisters.
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease that is transmitted primarily through vaginal and anal intercourse or through oral sex. The faster you receive treatment, the less likely you are to transfer gonorrhea to someone else. Without treatment of gonorrhea, you may find it difficult to get pregnant, or difficult to make someone else pregnant. Gonorrhea is caused […]
HIV is a virus that can be transmitted between humans. You get a HIV infection if you get infected by the virus. AIDS is a disease state that occurs when the immune system is so weakened by a HIV infection that you can get other diseases.
A condom is a protection from very thin rubber or plastic that you can put on a penis or a dildo if you are going to have intercourse. Condom is easy to use and provides good protection against both STDs and pregnancy.
In vestibulitis, the small, superficial nerves found in the mucous membrane of the ventricle have become hypersensitive. It hurts in and around the opening to the sheath when you have slit or insert something into the sheath.
Mushrooms in the genital area are harmless but can be cumbersome as it usually itch and sting. It is common to get mushrooms in the vagina. Mushroom on the penis, on the other hand, is unusual. It is often possible to treat the fungus with non-prescription drugs.
Lichen sclerosus et atrophicus is a disease that causes itching and skin changes, usually in the genital area. The disease does not infect. For most people, the hassles are alleviated and many become perfectly well after treatment.