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Accurate and reliable information is the key to understanding and preventing HIV and AIDS. Myths can be harmful. Getting the facts about HIV and AIDS can lead to better health and better living with HIV.
One in four people living with HIV in the United States is a woman. Women of all ages, races, and ethnicities can get HIV, but some women are more at risk than others.
Vaginal Burning, itching, and cottage cheese-like discharge. The classic symptoms of a vaginal yeast infection. Everyone gets them, and nobody likes it
Symptoms of vaginal yeast infections include burning, itching, and thick, white discharge. Yeast infections are easy to treat. Over-the-counter treatments are safe to use
Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is a condition caused by changes in the amount of certain types of bacteria in your vagina. BV is common, and any woman can get it
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of a woman's reproductive organs. In 2013, about 88,000 women ages 15–44 in the United States were diagnosed with PID.
Chlamydia, caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis, is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted disease in the United States
While not as common as HPV, chlamydia, and herpes, this less well-known infection affects 174 million people infected around the world each year.