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  • Vaccines

    Hepatitis A and B and some types of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) can be prevented by vaccines. Vaccines for some other STIs, including HIV and Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) are being developed.

  • Vaginitis

    Vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina/internal genitals. Vaginitis may be caused by an infection by bacteria, yeast, viruses and protozoa, or a reaction to chemicals or scents, or a reaction to changes in the body's hormones. The symptoms vary depending on the cause.