Genital Skin Conditions

Skin conditions in the genital area are common in both men and women. They often require the help of a specialist.

At Sexual Health North in Joondalup, you can count on our sexual health specialists to help you with the diagnosis and treatment of your genital skin condition. If you’re in doubt about the causes or the treatment that you may need, come and see us for a confidential and judgement-free consult.

What are the symptoms of genital skin conditions?

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Diagnosis and management for genital skin conditions

There are a number of different conditions that can cause changes to your skin in the genital area.

And sometimes, the skin problem in the genital area is linked to a condition you may have in other parts of your body such as:

  • eczema
  • psoriasis
  • contact/atopic dermatitis
  • lichen simplex chronicus
  • lichen sclerosus
  • lichen planus
  • precancer and cancer
  • fungal infections, viruses and parasitic infestations

When you come and see us at Sexual Health North, our first step is to establish a diagnosis. That begins by taking a comprehensive medical and sexual history. Please provide a list of products and treatments that you may have used on your skin. We may have to perform a general examination looking at other parts of your body for signs of skin problems as well as a genital examination. We may have to do swabs, blood tests, and also, when necessary, perform a biopsy of the site. Once we have reached a diagnosis, we can discuss an appropriate management strategy for you.

We use our collective 20 years experience in treating a wide range of sexual health matters, to suggest a personalised treatment plan for you. And, whatever the underlying cause of your genital skin problem, you can rest assured knowing that at Sexual Health North we focus on helping you get better.

Women's health at Sexual Health North

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In Sexual Health North, Joondalup, we do not offer female genital cosmetic procedures, but if you feel you may be concerned about your genital health, please come and see us and book an appointment with one of our sexual health specialists. We offer diagnostic testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and HIV, as well as general vulvovaginal conditions or any symptoms in the genital area for men and women.

Sexual Health North for Perth’s northern suburbs

Our clinic in Joondalup is a unique hub if you need assistance with your sexual health problems. Our sexual health specialists have acquired a broad experience in diagnosing STIs and common genital conditions.

We like to say that we’re not only LGBTIQ friendly, we’re just friendly in general.

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3/5 Regent's Park Road,
Joondalup 6027

08 6119 9140

Opening hours

Monday : 8.30 am - 1.00 pm
Tuesday : Closed
Wednesday : 9.00 am - 7.00 pm
Thursday : Closed
Friday : 9.00 am - 7.00 pm
Saturday : 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Sunday : Closed