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Thrush

However, it can sometimes be picked up whilst having sex, so we thought we’d include it anyway. The infection is caused by a fungus which lives on the skin and in the mouth, stomach, vagina, penis and bottom.

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Non-Specific Urethritis

It’s one of the most common STIs in men (or people who have a penis).  The exact cause of it is not always known, which is why it’s called ‘non-specific’.

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Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)

LGV or Lymphogranuloma Venereum, is a particularly nasty form of Chlamydia. What makes it nasty is its ability to infect the lymph nodes in the body, causing them to become inflamed and potentially infect surrounding tissue if left untreated.

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Gonorrhoea

It is most common in areas like the throat, vagina, penis, urethra (the tube that runs down the penis) and the arse.

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Trichonomas

Trichonomas is caused by a tiny parasite which lives in the vagina and urethra.

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Chlamydia

There are three areas of the body where Chlamydia usually happens – the bottom, throat, penis or vagina.

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Bacterial Vaginosis

Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is the most common form of vaginal infection, being twice as common as thrush, for which it is often mistaken.

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Think you have an STI?

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are infections which are generally picked up through close body contact or sex.

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Friends & Family

On this page you will find information and advice for friends and family members of LGB people. There is lots of help and support for friends and families of lesbian, gay and bisexual people ranging from support groups, advice and tips on how to be a great ally and provide help and support. 

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We ❤ sex

Information on sex and sexual health for lesbian and bisexual women

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Village Angels

The Village Angels are a team of volunteers from The Lesbian & Gay Foundation, easily recognisable through their pink ‘high-vis’ vests.

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Keeping safe when on a night out

Here are just a few tips to make sure your big night out doesn't end up in one big mess, brought to you by our Village Angels.

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Well, I feel like this post is the most inspirational thing I have ever read. It's just so beautiful. I called my dog over to read it with me and everything. In the 1950's film circa on youtube, no on...

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The Dunstan Partnership is an exemplary practice in every aspect of care, undersanding expertise and professionalism. As a patient of the practice I cannot speak highly enough about the Doctors Nurses...

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My practice has the 'hear if you need us' LGF leaflets. The made me smile and instantly more relaxed.

Mental health advice for LGBT young people

We all have mental health. Even though we may not really think about it, it is still there. Mental health can affect the way that you act and feel, and the way you think and feel about your life.

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Useful mental health links

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Am I lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans?

This is a question that in the end only you can answer.

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Welcome to your Pride in Practice Compendium

Pride in Practice is a quality assurance support service that strengthens ans develops your relationship with your lesbian, gya and bisexual patients within your local community. 

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Donate and #HelpLGF

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