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Help, there’s something wrong with my penis!

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  • Does it itch?
  • Is it sore?
  • Is it really red?

It’s very upsetting when something goes wrong down below!

Who should you ask? Where should you go for help?

Read on and find out just what you need to know.

Men attending a Sexual Health Clinic usually have one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Pain passing urine
  • Discharge from the tip of the penis
  • Soreness, redness, itching and/or irritation
  • Rashes or bumps on the penis
  • Blisters or ulcers
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Azithromycin no longer first choice treatment for chlamydia

Azithromycin pack photo
You can no longer buy azithromycin online for chlamydia infections from Dr Fox.

Guidelines about chlamydia treatment have recently (Sept 2018) been updated.

A 7-day course of doxycycline is now the recommended antibiotic for chlamydia infections.
Doxycyline for chlamydia

  • Have you recently tested positive for chlamydia?
  • Do you need help and advice regarding treatment?

If so, read on – we can help!

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Over 50? Are you putting yourself at risk of an STD?

sexual transmitted disease over 50

In the past, STD awareness campaigns have been mainly aimed at the young. However, recent statistics have shown a dramatic rise in STDs in the over 50s, demonstrating that sexually transmitted diseases are not just a problem for the young, but can affect anyone, at any age.

In many ways, the sheer volume of safe sex advertising aimed at the 16-25 age group seems to have had the reverse effect on the older generation. Many over 50s now feel that this is an issue which no longer affects them.

But while many in this generation might not be aware of the growing problem, the medical community, press and health charities are trying to raise awareness. Read in full