Testing is the only way to find out if someone has syphilis and the best place to do so is a sexual health clinic or genitourinary medicine
The biennial event, organised by the Ministry of Health is represented by the Department of Dermatology and Genitourinary Medicine
at Al Nahdha Hospital.
This includes Contraception and Sexual Health Services (CASH) and the screening/treatment of sexually transmitted diseases or Genitourinary Medicine
There's also the possibility you could have caught a sexually transmitted infection so, to be on the safe side, visit your local GUM (genitourinary medicine
clinic) where you can get tested for STIs and they can also perform a pregnancy test.
"In Liverpool, it has never been easier to get tested at local sexual health services like Abacus, the Beat, Armistead and Brook genitourinary medicine
(GUM) clinics and the clinic at the Royal.
In England, surveillance for STIs is conducted through mandatory reporting in sexual health clinics (SHCs) (genitourinary medicine
[GUM] and integrated GUM/sexual and reproductive health clinics) by using the GUM clinic activity dataset version 2 (GUMCADv2) (3).
(GUM) and HIV Consultant, Lindsay Short, said: "We want people to talk about it and to encourage people to come for testing.
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.
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.