What Is Venerology?

Venereology is the medical specialty concerned with the study and treatment of sexually transmitted infections. A venereologist is a doctor who specializes in venereology. This field of expertise is frequently combined with dermatology (or skin specialist) in various parts of the world.

What Are The Diseases Included In Venerology?

Venereal diseases can be caused by bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic infections.

Some venereal diseases are:

  • Syphilis.
  • HIV infection.
  • Gonorrhea.
  • Genital scabies.
  • Granuloma inguinale.
  • Hepatitis B.
  • Candidiasis.
  • Human papillomavirus infection.
  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection.
  • Herpes simplex.
  • Chancroid.
  • Lymphogranuloma venereum.

When To See A Venereologist?

You should schedule a visit to the venereologist if you have the following:

  • Burning sensation while urinating.
  • Discharge from the genital organ.
  • Wound in the genital region.
  • Had unprotected sexual intercourse.
  • Growth in the genital region. 

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