Sexual Health Clinic

 
 

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

 

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Blood Tests 

If you’re worried you have got an STI symptoms please contact us.

STI symptoms

  • unusual discharge from the vagina, penis or anus
  • pain when peeing
  • lumps or skin growths around the genitals or anus
  • a rash
  • unusual vaginal bleeding
  • itchy genitals or anus
  • blisters and sores around the genitals or anus

Male sexual problems

Erectile dysfunction

This is when a man cannot get, or keep, an erection that allows him to take part in sexual intercourse or other types of sexual activity.

Most men experience it at some time in their life, and the causes can be physical or psychological.

Physical causes include heart disease, diabetes and raised blood pressure.

Alcohol, smoking and illegal drugs, as well as some prescription medicines, can also cause erectile problems.

Worries about work, money, your relationship, family and not getting an erection can all be factors.

Premature ejaculation

This is when a man ejaculates (comes) sooner than he wants to during sex. It’s only a problem if it bothers him or his partner.

Causes can include anxiety about sexual performance, stress, unresolved issues in a relationship or depression.

Loss of sex drive

Loss of sex drive (also known as libido) is when a person has a reduced interest in sexual activity or sexual thoughts.

Losing your sex drive is common. It can be linked to a number of factors, including relationship issues, stress, anxiety, some medical conditions and side effects of medication.

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Menopause

Most women will experience some symptoms around the menopause. The duration and severity of these symptoms varies from woman to woman.

Most women will experience menopausal symptoms. Some of these can be quite severe and have a significant impact on your everyday activities.

Common symptoms include:

  • hot flushes
  • night sweats
  • vaginal dryness and discomfort during sex
  • difficulty sleeping
  • low mood or anxiety
  • reduced sex drive (libido)