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Candidiasis Symptoms Singapore. Candidiasis symptoms in men/women clinic, Singapore. Private and confidential service. Definitions, references, and latest news.

Candidiasis Symptoms include:

  • Itching at the genitalia.
  • Burning sensation at the genitals.
  • Cheesy vaginal discharge in the female. Excessive smegma formation on the male penis.
  • Painful sex.
  • Soreness
  • Rash at the genitalia.

 

CLINICAL FEATURES

Female patients complain of vulval pruritus and discharge. Non-specific symptoms include soreness, burning, dyspareunia and external dysuria. Male patients may complain of a penile rash. Examination reveals vulval erythema, fissuring, satellite lesions, and thick curdy discharge in females; or white or red patches on the glans penis in males.

Predisposing factors include diabetes mellitus, use of long term oral antibiotics, steroid and oral contraceptives.

 

 

 



Sexual risk (of HIV/STD/pregnancy), and what you can do before and after exposure.

Timeline HIV STD Pregnancy
Before exposure
Abstain from sex, Be faithful, or Condom use
Circumcision (males only)
Contraception
(females only)
HIV PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis)
– Stop HIV infection before exposure
STD vaccine:
Hepatitis vaccine
HPV vaccine
STD / HIV exposure
Unsafe sex / unprotected sex:
No condom / Condom broke / Condom slip
0-72 hours HIV PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis)
– Stop HIV infection after exposure
STD testing *
Screening test
– to look for asymptomatic infections
– from previous exposures
Emergency contraception
with the
morning-after pill
(females only)
2 weeks HIV DNA Test
1 month HIV 4th Generation Test
SD Bioline HIV Ag/Ab Combo
– Fingerprick blood sampling.
20 minutes to results
3 months HIV 3rd Generation Test
OraQuickĀ® HIV-1/2 Antibody
– Oral fluid or
– Fingerprick blood sampling.
20 minutes to results
STD testing *
– Full & comprehensive
diagnostic test
– to look for current infections
Watch for HIV Symptoms STD Symptoms
If infected HIV Treatment STD Treatment Abortion

* Males: Do not urinate for at least 4 hours before arriving.
* Females: testing is more accurate when you are not menstruating.