Getting tested and treatment
There are many different reasons for getting tested for a sexually transmissible infection (STI).
Chlamydia is the most commonly diagnosed sexually transmissible infection (STI) in New Zealand.
Trichomoniasis is a protozoal infection of the male and female genital area often called “trike”.
Non Specific Urethritis (NSU) is an infection that causes inflammation of male urethra.
HIV and AIDS
The Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) attacks the white blood cells and damages the immune system causing difficulty in fighting infection.
Pubic Lice or Crabs
Public Lice or Crabs is small lice that live in the pubic hair causing inflammation and irritation.
Thrush or Candidiasis
Thrush or Candidiasis is caused by a yeast organism that irritates the mucous membrane of the genitals.
Bacterial Vaginosis can result from an imbalance of normal bacteria in a healthy vagina. The acid/alkaline balance is upset.
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