Looking after sexual health is of paramount importance. Not only because sexual disease spread easily between partners but more importantly it can lead to serious and permanent damage to both women and men.
In women it can cause blockage of tubes leading to sub-fertility and in men to obstruction of the vas which transport the sperms responsible for transportation of the sperms. Most of the sexually transmitted diseases can be prevented by use of a condom and ensuring no penetration take place without protection.
The most common sexual diseases are Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea. Less common are genital herpes (which can also be transmitted by oral sex, Human Papilloma Virus (responsible for cancer of the cervix, genital warts, vulval and penile cancer), syphilis, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.
At the Gynae Centre you can have both Mini and Full sexual health screens. Our consultant can advise you which tests are important for your profile and age group.