This Gallery

This Gallery

This gallery is intended to assist in supporting collaborative diagnoses between patients and clinicians. During the COVID pandemic clinicians may ask patients to select links below to review example images of genital problems. This can be to help patients self-assess their own symptoms during telephone triage, or it may be to provide further information on a condition already diagnosed.

THIS PAGE IS NOT DESIGNED FOR PATIENTS TO SELF-DIAGNOSE FROM.

Assessing genital symptoms should always occur with support from a sexual health clinician.

Please be aware that these images are of genitals. We would recommend you review them in a private space

Normal genital skin

Normal genital skin

Normal labia:   INFORMATION     IMAGES

Pearly penile papules:   INFORMATION      IMAGES

Fordyce Spots:     INFORMATION     IMAGES

Infections

Infections

Syphilis:    INFORMATION    IMAGES

Herpes simplex:    INFORMATION    IMAGES

Molloscum Contangiosum:    INFORMATION     IMAGES

Candida (thrush) – Vulva:    INFORMATION    IMAGES

Candida (thrush) – Penis:     INFORMATION     IMAGE

Erythrasma:     INFORMATION     IMAGES

Tinea Cruris:    INFORMATION     IMAGES

Anogenital warts:    INFORMATION     IMAGES

Pubic Lice:   INFORMATION    IMAGES

Scabies:    INFORMATION    IMAGES

Skin disorders

Skin disorders

Cutaneous cysts:   INFORMATION AND IMAGES

Angiokeratoma of Fordyce:    INFORMATION AND IMAGES

Lichen sclerosus (vulval):     INFORMATION    IMAGES

Lichen sclerosus (penile):     INFORMATION    IMAGES

Psoriasis:    INFORMATION    IMAGES

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Accessing our service during the COVID pandemic

How to access our service:

We have now implemented a telephone triage system for all of our clinics. This system will be in place for the duration of the pandemic. Please contact our services to access this triage system. Our central telephone number is 0300 303 3989.

If you are experiencing symptoms of Coronavirus please do not attend the clinic. Clear advice for people with symptoms of coronavirus is available at nhs.uk/coronavirus .

Advice from our service:

We have updated information on the provision of routine contraception during this pandemic here.

We are currently prioritising these groups for coil and implant (LARC) fits:

  • Those with vulnerabilities including but not limited to those who are: <18, attending abortion and maternity services, homeless, sex workers, victims of sexual assault, people with language barriers, drug and alcohol problems, learning disability, serious mental illness
  • Those aged <30 years

More details on LARC fittings at our service are found here

There is also specific advice on coronavirus available for People Living with HIV here, and for pregnant women here

Self-requested Sexual Health screening by post is available for for under 25s only - more info here

For others with testing requirements please contact the service on 0300 303 3989.

Information is now also available to advise on sexual contact during a time of social distancing here.

Alternative provision:

Please be aware that we may have to cancel, rearrange or shut clinical services in response to changing clinical and staffing pressures created by the Coronavirus pandemic. 

If you are struggling to access sexual health services, alternatives may be available:

  • Emergency Contraception - at your local pharmacy - more info
  • Contraceptive pills and LARC procedures - obtained from your GP
  • HIV postal testing - available to at-risk groups for a small fee -  more info
  • HIV PEPSE - available via A+E departments - more info
  • Condoms by post (for gay and bisexual men only) - more info