Guide to Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and Sexual Health in Thailand

The most frequently cited list of threats to the health of expats living in Thailand usually includes factors like air pollution, food poisoning or traffic accidents. But there is another danger you should consider- Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) – and you don’t necessarily have to frequent the seedy underbelly of Bangkok’s nightlife to encounter it. If you’re […]

STI/STD

If you’re worried because you think you’ve got an STI, go for a check-up at our clinic as soon as you can. Common types of STI Chlamydia Symptoms usually appear after 1 to 3 weeks but can start much later. Symptoms include: discharge from the vagina or penis pain when peeing vaginal bleeding between periods or after sex […]

Blood Work

Blood work provides essential insight into how your organs are functioning. Blood tests have multiple benefits, including: Determining your risk status for disease and conditions Checking treatment success Early diagnosis of some conditions before symptoms or complications develop Identifying treatment side effects Monitoring chronic disease status and progression How often should I have blood work? […]

Hangover

A hangover refers to a set of symptoms that occur as a consequence of drinking too much. Typical symptoms include fatigue, weakness, thirst, headache, muscle aches, nausea, stomach pain, vertigo, sensitivity to light and sound, anxiety, irritability, sweating, and increased blood pressure.  What Causes Hangover Symptoms? A number of factors can contribute to hangovers: Mild […]

Lacerations

A laceration or cut refers to a skin wound. Unlike an abrasion, none of the skin is missing. A cut is typically thought of as a wound caused by a sharp object, like a shard of glass. Lacerations tend to be caused by blunt trauma. Symptoms Although it can be obscured by blood, a cut […]

Earwax blockage

Earwax blockage occurs when earwax (cerumen) accumulates in your ear or becomes too hard to wash away naturally. Earwax is a helpful and natural part of your body’s defenses. It cleans, lubricates and protects your ear canal by trapping dirt and slowing the growth of bacteria. If earwax blockage becomes a problem, you can come […]

Patong Beach in Phuket

Patong’s 3-km strip of golden sand is one of the most popular beaches in Phuket. It has plenty of parasailing and jet ski operators, boat drivers, beach vendors and masseuses approaching travellers who are relaxing on the sand.  Patong Beach has a row of coconut, palm and tropical almond trees separating the shore from the […]