Tag Archives: sexually transmitted infection

Gonorrhea. The G word.

Nuts-and-bolts about gonorrhea. Sexually transmitted. Symptoms are different for men and women.  For men, the most common symptom is pain with urination.  In women, less than ½ have symptoms.  When present, symptoms are vaginal discharge and pain with intercourse. 10 … Continue reading

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Are those lesions down there. . . herpes? Gulp!

I saw a patient this week.  Bright, engaging, and single. . . . she admits how dirty she feels since genital herpes was diagnosed.  “Good people get this!”  I tell her.  And, indeed it is true.  In a population-based cross-sectional … Continue reading

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