Sexual health advice

People can find asking for sexual health advice embarrassing. It’s nothing to be ashamed of, but we know it can be hard speaking to your GP or pharmacist about sex and sexual health. So this is where we step in, with heaps of useful articles covering all things sexual health. From STI checks to symptoms of STIs and talking about your sexual history, STI treatments to making the most of your sexual experiences. 

People can find asking for sexual health advice embarrassing. It’s nothing to be ashamed of, but we know it can be hard speaking to your GP or pharmacist about sex and sexual health. So this is where we step in, with heaps of useful articles covering all things sexual health. From STI checks to symptoms of STIs and talking about your sexual history, STI treatments to making the most of your sexual experiences. 

HPV advice

  • Vaccine vial
    Vaccine vial

    What is HPV?

    Human papillomavirus (HPV) is common virus that can lead to genital warts and certain cancers. Read more. 

  • Woman using microscope to examine sample
    Woman using microscope to examine sample

    Smear test results explained

    Women aged 25 to 64 are invited for regular smear tests. But what do the different results mean? Read more. 

  • HPV vaccine everything you need to know
    HPV vaccine everything you need to know

    Top 10 questions about the HPV vaccine

    We've got the most asked questions about the HPV vaccine. Read more. 

  • HPV vaccine in vial and syringe
    HPV vaccine in vial and syringe

    Can you cure HPV?

    There is no treatment available for HPV, but you can get a vaccine to help prevent infection. Read more. 

  • Man and woman getting vaccine
    Man and woman getting vaccine

    Why cervical cancer isn't just a women's issue

    HPV isn't just a women's issue and neither is cervical cancer. Let our clinicians explain. Read more. 

STI advice

  • Condoms
    Condoms

    Unprotected sex - what should I do?

    If you've had unprotected sex, don't panic. We're here with some helpful advice. Read more. 

  • Man holding crotch
    Man holding crotch

    Genital warts or PPP

    Sometimes it can be hard to tell the difference between genital warts and pearly penile papules, or PPP. Read more. 

  • Man on end of bed
    Man on end of bed

    STI symptoms men

    Would you know how to spot the symptoms of an STI for men? We've got key things to look out for. Read more. 

  • Woman holding crotch
    Woman holding crotch

    STI symptoms women

    Women are likely to experience different STI symptoms to men. But what are they? Read more. 

  • Pack of condoms
    Pack of condoms

    Wearing condom advice

    We've pulled together our clinicians top tips for wearing a condom safely. Read more. 

Sex & relationship advice

  • Anorgasmia - women who can't climax
    Anorgasmia - women who can't climax

    Anorgasmia - women who can't climax

    Some women find it harder than others to orgasm. Anorgasmia is a sexual problem when women can't reach climax. Read more. 

  • Couple in bed
    Couple in bed

    Can porn damage your sex life

    Porn can play part in a healthy relationship. But are there times when it can damage your sex life? Read more.  

  • Box of tissues
    Box of tissues

    Sexual bodily fluids: yuck or yum?

    We all have different feelings towards the body and its fluids. Find out more about sexual fluids and what's normal. Read more. 

  • Man sitting at the end of bed, head in hands
    Man sitting at the end of bed, head in hands

    Painful sex in men

    There are lots of things can cause sex to be painful for men. This can include lack of lubrication, STIs and other conditions. Read more.

  • Couple in bed
    Couple in bed

    Can you have sex on your period?

    Having sex on your period is a bit of a taboo, but is it safe? Our clinicians are here to explain. Read more

  • Purple ruler on green background
    Purple ruler on green background

    Does penis size matter?

    The age old question of whether size matters isn't going anywhere. We take a look at the facts of penis size and if men and women even care. Read more. 

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Based in our London office, our doctors and independent pharmacists have years of experience caring for patients in NHS hospitals, GP surgeries or in community pharmacies. Any one of the team may provide you with advice, your prescription or aftercare via private message.

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    Dr Kieran Seyan

    GMC: 6104204

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    Dr Gigi Taguri

    GMC: 6129350

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    Dr Sean Perera

    GMC: 7043225

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    Dr Anup Jethwa

    GMC: 7138282

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