Dr. Shafali Yadav is Consultant Dermatologist in Tender Palm Super Speciality Hospital, Lucknow, India. She has a clinical experience of more than 17 years.

Genital skin problems are very common and some of them happen to be contagious. Genital problems include infections (bacterial, fungal, viral, parasitic), itching (in genital areas and/or anal area), ulcer due to numerous causes, sexually transmitted diseases etc.

Genital itching can be very bother someone, distressing and embarrassing. These problems can interfere with sexual functioning, self-image and interpersonal relationships. Some genital disorders are contagious, including sexually transmitted diseases.

Dr. Shafali Yadav is the best Dermatologist in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India and trained in genital problems (both males and females) like white discharge, sexually transmitted diseases, ulcers, warts, genital skin problems.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the types of diseases seen on genitals?
The diseases occurring on genitals can be a part of disease occurring on other parts of body, like psoriasis, lichen planus, pemphigus, scabies and others. Or they can be non-sexually transmitted diseases occurring in isolation .Or they can be sexually transmitted diseases like syphilis, gonorrhea, herpes simplex, warts, molluscum etc.
What are the risk factors for acquiring sexually transmitted diseases?
Sexually transmitted diseases can be acquired by high risk behaviours like having sex with multiple partners, having sex with commercial sex workers, drug abuse, men sex men, not wearing condom.
Are STD curable?
YES! With proper treatment, all STDs are treatable.
How are genital disorders diagnosed?
A careful history and full skin examination, including genital skin, are recommended. Tests often include: Swabs from the affected skin, urethral or vagina for bacteria, yeast and virus culture, Blood tests, Skin biopsy.


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