SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES (STDs)
By Dr. Nektarios Logaras – Dermatologist/Venereologist
In Greece, at least 6 out of the 10 sexually active people, even today, unfortunately do not use a condom. This results in being at high risk of becoming infected with Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs).
In addition to providing Prescriptions of the available vaccines (Vaccinations), the Dermatology & Venereology Clinic of Athens South also provides prescription for a complete screening of the commonest Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs).
Due to the experience and expertise of Dr Logaras, and the close collaboration with a specialized laboratory, the Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are diagnosed at their early stage and treated promptly before even their clinical symptoms appear.
The most common Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) are:
Genital Warts (HPV) and Herpes Genital.
Then, they follow in the order of their frequency::
- Fungal infections
- Molluscum Contagiosum
- HIV (AIDS)
Non-Sexually Transmitted Genital Diseases
- Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC)
- Queyrat Erythroplasia (Bowen Disease of the Glans Penis)
- Pharmacogenic Rash (or Drug Eruption)
- Zoon’s Balanitis / Vulvitis, Plasma Cell Balanitis, Vaginitis
- Scleroatrophic Lichen – Lichen Planus
- Dermatitis – Eczema – Seborrheic dermatitis
- Angiokeratoma of Fordycespots
- Hidradenitis suppurativa or Acne Inversa
- Fibroepithelial Polyp – Acrochordons (Skin Tags) – Papillomas
- Pyogenic granuloma
- Inflammatory ulcer of the foreskin
However, there are also normal non-Pathological – Skin findings in the genital area.
- Penile Pearls
- Lentigos (Freckles)
In the Dermatology & Venereology Clinic of Athens South, all the Skin – Venereal Diseases of the genitals that are Sexually Transmitted or not, are treated by the Specialized Dermatologist – Venereologist Dr. N. Logaras.