STI clinic blog

Non specific urethritis
11, November 2014

Non Specific Urethritis or (NSU) occurs in men and may be caused by chlamydia, gonorrhea ureaplasma, mycoplasma and other pathogens. However it may also be due to chemical irritation and trauma. NSU causes symptoms such as pain on urination, discomfort in the genitals and a penile discharge.  NSU is easily managed once the cause is identified.

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Vaginal Discharge and irritation
11, November 2014

More often than not an unusual vaginal discharge is not due to an STI, however in some cases it is. The only way to know is to get tested.   Bacterial vaginosis and candidiasis are two causes which are not STI related however they can be diagnosed and treated at Himerus Health.  Bacterial vaginosis is an imbalance in the normal bacterial …

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Gonorrhoea
11, November 2014

Gonorrhoea is on the rise in Ireland it is a bacteria that can be carried in the urethra, cervix, throat or anus. It may or may not cause symptoms. Resistance to gonorrhea is on the rise and it is extremely important that adequate specialist treatment with antibiotic injections is given.  At Himerus Health you can be diagnosed and adequately treated …

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Vaccinations
09, November 2014

Hepatitis B is a blood borne virus which can cause chronic liver disease and cancer of the liver. It is passed on through sexual transmission, blood products and from mother to child. If you are at persistant risk of exposure to hepatitis B then vaccination is recommended, a full hepatitis B course involves 3 vaccinations over a 6 month period.

HPV …

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