Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's)
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.
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.
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.
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.