Martin J. Gabica MD


Trichomoniasis

What is trichomoniasis? Trichomoniasis is an infection with a tiny parasite spread by sexual contact ( sexually transmitted infection (STI) ). It is sometimes called a Trichomonas infection or trich (say “trick”). Both men and women can get a trich infection, but it is more commonly detected in women. Trich in pregnant…

HPV: Should I Get the Vaccine?

Guides through decision to get the HPV vaccine. Explains the vaccination process. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.

Sexually Transmitted Infection Testing

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are some of the most widespread infections both in the United States and the world. STIs affect both men and women, and two-thirds of all STIs occur in people younger than 25. Exposure to an STI can occur any time you have sexual contact that involves the genitals, the mouth…

Other Health Problems Caused by Herpes Simplex Virus

If the herpes simplex virus (HSV) invades a part of the body other than the genital area, it may cause disease in that part of the body. In general, complications are rare. And they usually occur with the first-time (primary) genital herpes outbreak. Some of these complications include: Meningitis, an infection of the…