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Thrush is caused by a yeast infection and is not usually sexually transmitted. Symptoms of thrush include:

  • Intense itching around your penis or vagina
  • A thick, white discharge
  • The appearance of tiny white spots around the genitals
  • Thrush is easily treated using pessaries (tablets that are inserted into the vagina), cream or tablets. Creams are usually used to treat men who have thrush.
Syphilis Syphilis
Trichomoniasis Trichomoniasis

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