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The Complications of Untreated Chlamydia

By Rebekah Kendal. We take a closer look at the complications that men and women might experience as a result of untreated chlamydia. Because at least half of the people with chlamydia don't experience any symptoms, it is possible…

STI (STD) Research at My Sexual Health

We are super excited about the new STI (STD) research project My Sexual Health is involved in through the University of Pretoria at our branches - in Johannesburg (Bryanston) and Pretoria (Silver Lakes).  Dr. Elna Rudolph, Dr. Jireh Serfontein…
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Sexual Health Tests: What You Need When

Published in Clicks Clubcard Magazine, June 2015. Knowing your ‘status’ isn’t only about HIV. Getting checked out for other STIs is crucial to protect your health – and your fertility. Flavoured condoms for everyone? This is…
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Should we vaccinate our daughters (and sons) against HPV?

By Anna Rich, published in Fair Lady Magazine, March 2013. The most common cancer in women in South Africa is cervical cancer. In most cases it's caused by human papiloma-virus (HPV). Now the HPV vaccine is available here - but it costs…
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Do I really need an annual gynaecological examination? YES!

Annual gynaecological examinations Annual gynaecological examinations, pap smears and STI screenings are not exactly something to look forward to – they are often uncomfortable, time-consuming and expensive. About a month ago the American…

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