Breast Cancer and Sex Prof Elna McIntoshMSH
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Sex and Breast Cancer

"There are two big taboos in conversations about breast cancer. One is death. The other is sex." From Marc Silver highly-recommended book: "Breast Cancer Husband, How to Help Your Wife (and Yourself) Through Diagnosis, Treatment and Beyond."
Menopause Blog Dr Jeanne AspelingMSH 2020
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What is Menopause?

There are lots of false beliefs regarding menopause, its symptoms and treatment. Get all the correct facts here. Don't suffer in silence, there is help available! - Dr Jeanne Aspeling.
Penile CurvatureMSH
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Curved Penis

Worried about a curved penis? There is no need for treatment, unless you have erection problems, painful erections, shortening of the penis or a difficulty with penetration. Find out more about the causes here. - Dr Elna Rudolph
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Increasing Sexual Pleasure in Men

How do men experience sexual pleasure? Is it different from women? What should you do if you don't experience pleasure? Get all of the facts here! - Dr Larisse Badenhorst
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Symptoms of HIV

What are the Symptoms of HIV? This is a questions almost every person on the planet have asked themselves at one point.  How will I know if I have HIV? Thinking you might be infected with HIV can be extremely scary. The thoughts of having…

Pap smears: everything you need to know

At MSH we understand the importance of a pap smear. But we also know what it feels like to walk out of a consultation, get charged an arm and a leg, and feel that the doctor did not really hear you.  You are not only your cervix! You want…
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Chlamydia – get tested & treated

Do you think you might have chlamydia? At MSH, we know it can be quite scary, but we also know how to diagnose and treat it and will put your mind at ease. Here are some answers to common questions about chlamydia: What is chlamydia? …
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Safe sex in the month of love

February is the month of love. That means the birds are doing it, the bees are doing it… Everyone will be getting it on this Valentine’s month, but before the fever of love raises the temperature, it may prove sensible to pause for a moment…

The ins and outs of prostate cancer

Since November is Prostate Awareness month I thought it would be a good time to share some information. Firstly, we need to understand what the prostate is. The prostate is a walnut-sized gland that lies between the bladder and the penis.…
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Vaginal Discharge: What is normal and when to worry

Vaginal discharge is one of the most common reasons women book a visit to their gynaecologist. Depending on the appearance and characteristics of the discharge, it can be an indication of a bacterial or viral infection, but it might also just…
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The HPV Vaccination

Vaccines against cervical cancer have permeated news and social media platforms over the last few years. There has also been a new hype around it since the South African Government announced that 9-year old school girls at underprivileged schools…

Frequently Asked Questions About Bacterial Vaginosis

What is Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)? Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is the name of a condition in women where the normal balance of bacteria in the vagina is disrupted and replaced by an overgrowth of certain bacteria. It is sometimes accompanied by…