We help correct whatever you may have contracted.
Sexually transmitted infections/diseases, vaginal yeast infections, and erectile dysfunction. This stays between us.
What are Sexually Transmitted Diseases?
A sexually transmitted disease (STD for short) is the onset of an infection through sexual contact that is caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites.
Sexually Transmitted Disease Symptoms
Herpes, HPV, HIV, syphillis, gonorrhea, chlamydia. These are a sampling of more common STDs, any of which can present themselves through one or more of the following symptoms:
- Bumps or sores on the genitals, or in the oral or rectal area
- Painful or burning urination
- Discharge from the penis
- Unusual or odd-smelling vaginal discharge
- Unusual vaginal bleeding
- Pain during sex
What are Vaginal Yeast Infections?
Vaginal yeast infections are fungal infections that cause irritation and severe itchiness of the vagina and the vulva ( vaginal opening), and are often accompanied by a discharge.
Vaginal Yeast Infection Risk Factors
There are a number of factors that increase the likelihood of getting a yeast infection, some of which include:
- Use of birth control pills
- Sexual activity
- Use of antibiotics
- Unregulated diabetes
What is Erectile Dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction, also known as impotence, occurs when a man can’t obtain or keep an erection.
Erectile Dysfunction Risk Factors
This is a fickle area of the body, so there are a number of reasons and risk factors for the occasional, or chronic, bout of erectile dysfunction such as:
- Heart disease
- Clogged blood vessels (atherosclerosis)
- High cholesterol
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Complication from existing conditions such as Parkinson’s disease
- Prescription medications
- Sleep disorders
- Treatments for prostate cancer or enlarged prostate
- Low testosterone
- Stress and anxiety
- Excessive drug or alcohol usage
Sunnyvale Primary Care Can Help
As you can see, we treat a variety of genital and STD conditions. Dr. Kam and Dr. Fontenot along with the rest of the team here at Sunnyvale Primary Care are dedicated to making you feel comfortable as we improve your health and well-being.