About sexual health
According to the World Health Organisation, sexual health is the physical, emotional, mental and social well-being with regards to a person’s sexuality. Sexual health in preventive medicine involves the prevention of sexual dysfunction and sexually transmitted diseases. Our specialists rally active awareness and information on reproductive health for safe sexual experiences.
Common sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
- Genital warts
- Human papillomavirus (HPV)
- Hepatitis B
Symptoms of STIs
There are varying symptoms of sexually transmitted infections depending on their type and stage. Learning about early signs of STIs can help you remain informed and seek timely treatment.
- Difficulty in passing urine
- Itching or burning sensation near genitals
- Blisters or spots near genitals
- Abnormal vaginal discharge
- Bleeding in between periods
- Abnormal discharge from the penis
- Pain during intercourse
You can promote your sexual health by eating healthy, avoiding sexually, maintaining a healthy weight, limiting alcohol consumption and practising safe sex.
Common contraceptives include condoms, oral contraceptives pills, intrauterine devices (IUD), implants, and emergency contraception pills.