SCABIES

SCABIES

SCABIES(pronounced: skay-bees)   What is it?For some reason, most people assume that scabies is an ancient disease, one that died out with child workhouses and British naval power. Alas, these tiny mites are still around, still burrowing into your genitals and...
UREAPLASMA UREALYTICUM

UREAPLASMA UREALYTICUM

UREAPLASMA UREALYTICUM (pronounced: urea-plas-ma urea-lit-e-cum)   What is it?A sneaky bacterial infection that is, again, often symptomless. However, it’s a pretty industrious disease, and if left to its own devices, could slowly savage your tubes and...
TRICHOMONIASIS AKA “TRICH”

TRICHOMONIASIS AKA “TRICH”

TRICHOMONIASIS AKA “TRICH” (pronounced: trick-o-mon-eye-a-sis)    What is it?Contracted through vaginal intercourse, trich is a parasite that’s becoming increasingly common in the UK. Once it finds its host (your uglies) it wriggles around...
HEPATITIS C

HEPATITIS C

HEPATITIS C (pronounced: hep-cee)   What is it?The result of a heinous virus with one aim: to destroy your liver. There may be no symptoms until your liver is seriously damaged, which will cause a flu-like fever, tiredness, sickness and agonising stomach pain....
HIV/AIDS

HIV/AIDS

HIV Cell……A large round blue object with a smaller red object attached to it. Multiple small