genitourinary medicine


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genitourinary medicine

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(Medicine) the branch of medical science concerned with the study and treatment of diseases of the genital and urinary organs, esp sexually transmitted diseases. Abbreviation: GUM
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Under recent changes to the NHS and local government, Wolverhampton City Council~s Public Health team is now responsible for commissioning sexual health services in the city, including contraception and sexual health services (CaSH), sexual health promotion, HIV prevention and genitourinary medicine (GUM) services.
Go to your nearest genitourinary medicine clinic, usually attached to your local hospital, for a full set of tests.
Genitourinary Medicine (GUM) and HIV Consultant, Lindsay Short, said: "We want people to talk about it and to encourage people to come for testing.
DEFINITELY get yourself checked out, which you can do at a local genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinic.
Dr Chris Whiteside, consultant in communicable disease control for Public Health Wales, said: "We urge anyone with symptoms or who may be at risk of infection to attend their local district general hospital based sexual health/ genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinic to be tested.
You can also get free condoms from community contraceptive clinics, sexual health and genitourinary medicine (GUM) suppliers, some youth clubs and GP surgeries.
We are also strongly advising anyone who has had casual sex with a new partner to contact a genitourinary medicine clinic to be tested.
of Manchester, UK) and Warnock (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) offer a concise guide to the clinical manifestations, laboratory diagnosis, and management of superficial, subcutaneous, and systemic fungal infections found by clinical microbiologists, infectious disease specialists, dermatologists, hematologists, intensive care staff, genitourinary medicine specialists, and oncologists in European, American, and Australasian hospitals and general practices.
ACROSS all age groups, more than 21,000 people attending genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics in the North East were diagnosed with a new STI in 2010.
Free, confidential advice is available from the department of genitourinary medicine at James Cook University Hospital or by calling 01642 854548.
Diagnoses at genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics in Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham and the Tees Valley show there were 5,767 new cases of chlamydia; an increase of 5% from the previous year.