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How soon can syphilis be detected following infection?

The primary symptom of syphilis usually takes between three to four weeks to show in the form of a small sore known as a chancre. The sore will not normally be painful …

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How to spot a fake STI test

There has been over 10,000 fake STI tests seized in the UK since 2015 and many more continue to be listed on online marketplaces. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) …

Sexual health clinics in England fail to meet HIV Testing targets

Despite their mandate set out to offer HIV testing to all attendees, sexual health clinics are still failing to offer the test to around 10% of people. The findings are reported following …

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Should I be having sex during chlamydia treatment?

It’s a question that gets asked regularly by people receiving chlamydia treatment, Your Sexual Health’s specialist Dr Rashid Bani has the answer…

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Gardnerella Vaginallis in Men

Gardnerella vaginallis is a bacteria that can cause bacterial vaginosis. Despite gardnerella mainly affecting women it can still be passed to men as a colonisation within the male urethra …

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Does chlamydia cause infertility?

Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the UK and as a result it affects many people at some point during their adult life. Although it can easily be treated with a routine course of antibiotics …

Demand for sexual health services up as government spending is cut

Figures show that a record number of people accessed sexual health services during 2017 whilst funding for the service continued to be cut. According to reports over 3.3 million people in the UK visited a GUM clinic …

Tragic Death of Newborn Highlights Herpes Pregnancy Dangers

The tragic death of a ten day old baby boy in Manchester has highlighted the dangers of herpes during pregnancy. It was reported in the Manchester Evening News, that 22-year-old mother Kira Aldcroft …

World HIV Day

Since the first known case of HIV in 1959 in Congo, HIV has swept the whole world and killed over 35 million people. This is almost double the population of the Netherlands, which is highly painful to comprehend …

Which demographic is most likely to contract STI

According to a recent report published by Public Health England in 2016, the number of people who were diagnosed with STDs went down. However, amongst 15-24 year olds the rates are still quite high …

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Promising Breakthrough Made in Development of HIV Treatment

In what has been described by the International AIDS Society as a “promising breakthrough”, scientists have developed a new antibody that may be effective in preventing and treating infection from the HIV virus …

Archers storyline highlights STI issue

The popular and long-running radio soap, The Archers, has put sexually transmitted infections into the public eye with its latest storyline …