STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) STI (Sexually Transmitted Infection)
STD, STI, VD, Special Clinic, call it what you like, hide it .., camouflage it .., evade it .., do whatever, still the stigmata are there !!
At The British Clinic, the issue is addressed as always with confidentiality, sensitivity, sympathy and non-judgmental manner. Medical care advise is usually given within the available well women and well men clinic. General check with work up screening, Psychosexual counseling, contraception advice, infertility check up, concern after unprotected sexual encounter, symptoms related to genital areas, or even no symptoms at all !!
The tests for sexually transmitted disease are always offered but it becomes mandatory when the situation is specifically the primary concern. Men and women partners are being seen individually or together in total confidence and sensitivity.
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) or sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can have a range of signs and symptoms, including no symptoms. That's why they may go unnoticed until complications occur or a partner is diagnosed. Signs and symptoms that might indicate an STI include:
- Sores or bumps on the genitals or in the oral or rectal area
- Painful or burning urination
- Discharge from the penis
- Unusual or odd-smelling vaginal discharge
- Unusual vaginal bleeding
- Pain during sex
- Sore, swollen lymph nodes, particularly in the groin but sometimes more widespread
- Lower abdominal pain
- Rash over the trunk, hands or feet
TESTS AND INVESTIGATIONS :
For the female partner:
Cervical smear, Liquid based cytology (LBC), Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoea, Mycoplasma genitalium, Ureaplasma, Trichomonas vaginalis, Gardnerella vaginalis, Candida, Treponema pallidum, Haemophilus ducreyi, Herpes Virus types I & II, Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), Genital warts, Hepatitis B & C, Syphyllis, HIV I / II, P24 Antigen Assay.
For the male partner:
Urethral swab for Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Mycoplasma genitalium, Mycoplasma hominis, Ureaplasma, Trichomonas vaginalis, Candida, Treponema pallidum, Haemophilus ducreyi, Herpes Virus types I and II, Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), Genital warts, Hepatitis B & Hepatitis C , Syphillis, HIV I / II, P24 Antigen Assay.
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