A viral infection that attacks the body’s immune system. There is no cure, but there are treatments that enable most people to live a long and healthy life.
A virus that can infect and damage the liver. An NHS Hepatitis B vaccine is available for people who are at risk of infection.
A virus that can infect and damage the liver. There is no vaccination for Hepatitis C, but it can be treated with antiviral medicines designed to stop the virus damaging the liver.
Small fleshy growths, bumps or skin changes on or around the genital or anal area or throat, they are the result of a viral infection.
No one knows what makes people gay, lesbian, bisexual or straight. Our sexuality is normal and unique to us.
While most period problems are not serious, they can cause pain and heavy bleeding that may impact on normal activities.
Also known as a ‘smear’ test, and previously ‘PAP’ test. The NHS Cervical Screening programme aims to reduce the number of women who develop cervical cancer by detecting abnormal cells early.
There are many things that might affect your ability to conceive or carry a pregnancy to full term, and there are various options for treatment or assisted conception.
When a woman's oestrogen levels decrease and her ovaries stop producing an egg every month. She no longer has monthly periods and is unlikely to become pregnant.
Sterilisation involves blocking or sealing the fallopian tubes, which link the ovaries to the womb (uterus). This means a woman's eggs cannot meet sperm, and fertilisation cannot happen.
When a man ejaculates (comes) too quickly during sexual intercourse. There is no defined time but it usually refers to ejaculation in under two minutes.
Cutting and sealing or tying the tube that carries sperm from the testicles to the penis. Your semen will not contain sperm, so you cannot fertilise your partner’s egg.
Taking care of your penis and genital area can help prevent infection and help you spot unusual lumps or swellings.