Sexually Transmitted Infections (Diseases) or Venereal Diseases (VD) are diseases that are passed on from one person to another through sexual contact, and sometimes by genital contact – the infection can be passed on via vaginal intercourse, oral sex, and anal sex.

Medical tests to be taken before marriage

PreMarital Health Check – Mandatory Tests to be done before marriage

PreMarital Health Check – Mandatory Tests to be done before marriage We often find someone who is astrologically compatible with us so we can have a happy married life and keep ourselves and our partner happy. But have you ever wondered that some medical tests are as or more important than they look? It is…

HPV - Human Papiloma Virus Treatment in Chennai

Genital Warts – Human Papilloma Virus

Genital Warts – Human Papilloma Virus Genital warts otherwise known as Venereal warts or Condylomas are soft eruptions on the skin and mucosal regions of the anogenital region. Genital warts are basically papillary lesions caused by Human Papilloma Virus, which appear as skin or grey coloured growths that when colonize, look like a cauliflower. These…

Post exposure prophylaxis for Retroviral Infection (HIV)

Post exposure prophylaxis for Retroviral Infection (HIV)

Post exposure prophylaxis for Retroviral Infection (HIV) What is post exposure prophylaxis or PEP? Post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is the method of taking anti retro viral medications after a potential exposure to the HIV to prevent being infected with HIV. It is taken in an emergency situation and needs to be taken within 72 hours of potential…

Common Sexually Transmitted Infections

Most Common Sexually Transmitted Infections

Most Common Sexually Transmitted Infections Sexually Transmitted Infections / Diseases are common among the male population. The proportion of these infections continues to rise and increased awareness needs to be created to address the problem early. Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are notorious for being dismissed as flu or other general illnesses due to similar vague…