Genital herpes is spread by skin-to-skin contact – even through kissing or foreplay. There are things you can do to control it, learn more here.
There are many different kinds of rashes and skin conditions. Some are quick and easy to treat, while others are chronic or more difficult to get rid of. Find out more here.
Links to trusted information about herpesvirus infections.
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.
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.
Cold sores are blister-like spots that appear in or around the mouth. Find out about prevention, common triggers, treatment and self-care options.
Screening tests for STIs
Sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, won’t always have symptoms that you notice. So, if you’re sexually active, it’s a good idea to have an STI screening test regularly.
Vaginal thrush diagnosis
Trusted information about vaginal thrush diagnosis can be found on this page.
Symptoms of shingles
Shingles is a painful rash on a sensitive area of skin that can have symptoms such as burning and itching. Learn more here - including when to see a doctor.
Folliculitis is an inflammation affecting the hair-producing pores on your skin. Learn about causes, treatments and how to help prevent it.