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Genital herpes

Genital herpes is spread by skin-to-skin contact – even through kissing or foreplay. There are things you can do to control it, so read on.

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Genital herpes prevention

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection that can be prevented by practising safe sex. Learn about the best ways to prevent genital herpes infection.

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Genital herpes causes and diagnosis

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection that's caused by the herpes simplex virus. Learn more about how it spreads and how it's diagnosed.

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Genital herpes treatment

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection that can be treated to alleviate symptoms. Learn more about the different treatment options available.

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Genital herpes symptoms

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection with symptoms that become milder with recurring episodes. Learn about what symptoms you can expect.

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Cold sores

Cold sores are blister-like spots that appear in or around the mouth. Find out about prevention, common triggers, treatment and self-care options.

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Vaginal irritation and infection

Irritation around the sensitive skin of the groin or vagina can have many causes. Learn about this condition, and its treatment and prevention.

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Male groin - irritation and infection

Groin irritation and groin infection can be painful and annoying. There are many different causes ranging from friction, reaction to soaps or other household cleaning products and sweat build-up. Learn more about this condition here.

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Labia problems

Problems affecting the labia, the ‘lips’ on the outside of your genitals (vulva), can include cysts or a rash. Learn more about what's normal when it comes to the labia, and what's not.

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Vaginal bleeding after sex

If you have any vaginal bleeding after sex you should visit your doctor or family planning clinic. Any bleeding from the vagina after menopause should be checked by a doctor.

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Safe sex - an overview

Affection, love and sex are important aspects of life. But sexual activity can also be associated with risks and health problems. Learn more here.

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