Menopause »

… Vaginal changes and changes to Urethral tissue can result in increased frequency of Urinary tract Infections , painful or frequent Urination (dysuria) and some degree of urinary Incontinence .

General aches, fatigue, forgetfulness, Depression , Insomnia, irritability and Anxiety are symptoms which have also been reported in association with the menopause. In the longer term, the reduction in oestrogen production removes the protection which women enjoyed …

Syphilis »

 

What is it?

Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection that affects both men and women, and it is caused by a bacterium called Treponema pallidum .

What happens if I have Syphilis?

Syphilis affects the body in stages, but often you may have no symptoms at all .

Primary stage (10 days – 6 weeks) is usually a small, red ulcer/sore which heals itself …

Your Prostate »

… condition. Difficulties with Urinating are the main Symptom, but it can be associated with Urinary tract Infections (UTIs) and kidney damage if left untreated. Accurate diagnosis can only be made by medical examination so go to your GP if you notice any problems urinating.

Treatment

Mild cases should be monitored for change but treatment may be unnecessary unless quality of life is seriously affected. Medical or surgical intervention may be required at that point. Some …

Prostate Cancer »

… Difficulties with Urinating are the main Symptom , but it can be associated with Urinary tract Infections (UTIs) and kidney damage if left untreated. Accurate diagnosis can only be made by medical examination so go to your GP if you notice any problems Urinating.

Treatment

Mild cases should be monitored for change but treatment may be unnecessary unless quality of life is seriously affected. Medical or surgical intervention may be required at that point. Some …

Female Genital Mutilation »

… include difficulties with sexual, reproductive and general health.

Infections of the urinary tract and pelvis may be recurrent due to the difficulties expelling body fluids. Sexual activity may be limited and difficult even in culturally approved situations due to the extent of mutilation and the scarring which occurs. Mutilation doubles the risk of maternal death during childbirth, and quadruples the chance of the child being stillborn.

The trauma both in the short and …