GENITAL TRACT

Notes

Referral:

Refer patients with sexually transmitted diseases, including trichomoniasis, for contact tracing.

  • Highland Sexual Health: 01463 888300
  • Argyll and Bute, the Sandyford initiative: 0141 2118130
STI Screening

People with risk factors should be screened for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, HIV, syphilis. Refer individual and partners to GUM service. Risk factors: under 25yrs, no condom use, recent (<12mth)/frequent change of partner, symptomatic partner, area of high HIV.

NOTE:
  • Epididymitis in a patient under 35 years is likely to be sexually transmitted – see treatment of urinary tract infections.
  • Syphilis - Refer to Sexual Health
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