Health Screening for Women

Health Screening for Women Health screening is vital as it helps detect any disease early before any signs or symptoms appear. Although you feel absolutely fine, it is important to undergo regular health screening as the earlier you detect any disease and undergo appropriate treatment and follow up, the better the outcome. Aside from the recommended general screening tests for adults, this article will focus on health screening for women. For information on General Health Screening for Adults click HERE. Cervical cancer screening: With early...

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Prostate Enlargement / Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy/hyperplasia (BPH)

What does the prostate do? The main function of the prostate is to secrete an alkali fluid that makes up a large proportion of semen. This alkalinity aims to combat normal acidity within the vagina so as to protect sperm and allow fertilisation. What is it? BPH is enlargement of the prostate gland which invariably will happen to all men by a certain age. 50% of men will demonstrate signs and symptoms of BPH by age 60 and jumps to 95% by age 85. It is not associated with cancer, which itself is a completely separate topic. Since the urethra...

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STD Treatment Services

STD/STI Treatment Services Our clinic provides a comprehensive range of STD/STI Treatments. All treatments are conducted by fully certified and specially trained doctors in Singapore. We use treatments in accordance to latest International Standards and Guidelines.  Condition  Treatment  HIV PEP, PrEP  Tablets  Gonorrhea (Urethral, Vaginal, Cervix, Throat, Anal, Rectal)  Recommended Injection and Tablets  Chlamydia (Urethral, Vaginal, Cervix, Testis, Throat, Anal, Rectal, Eye)  Tablets either Single dose or 2 weeks...

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A quick breakdown on how HIV can be transmitted.

This topic aims to show ways in which HIV can and cannot be transmitted. It ties in with a recently published topic found here http://www.drtanandpartners.com/how-does-hiv-enter-the-body/. This topic will be split into 3 parts; Definite ways of HIV transmission, theoretical ways of transmission, and no way of transmission. Bear in mind that in order for HIV to be transmitted fluid from a positive person has to come into contact with the negative person. Semen and blood hold high loads of the virus but saliva and vaginal fluid hold very...

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How does HIV enter the body?

It is common knowledge that unprotected sex with a HIV +ve person puts you at risk of getting infected with HIV. But have you ever wondered how the HIV virus actually gets into your body? This article discusses the various ways the sneaky HIV virus dodges and avoids your natural defences to cause an infection. It is a war story. Your mucosal membranes are like the beaches of Omaha lined with fences, trenches, mines and guns. Big guns. But the HIV virus are many, and they are determine to breach the beach. This is how it plays out.  The...

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