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Thursday 15:00-15:30
Check Up is your chance to talk to doctors about the health issues that most concern you and your family. Each week Barbara Myers is joined by a medical expert to take your calls and emails on a particular topic and give you the most up to date advice. No appointment necessary.
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Thursday 31 October 2002
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Sexual Health and STDs

In the final programme of the series, Barbara will be waiting to take your calls about sexual health. There seems to be little embarrassment these days in talking about sex. Whether its celebrity 'kiss and tell' stories or Sex and the City, everybody is pretty upfront.

But - mention sexually transmitted diseases, and the shutters come down. No one wants to admit to being the one in five with genital herpes…or that they are being treated for Gonorrhoea. Yet without protection, every sexual encounter puts you at risk of infection. Would you know the symptoms of Chlamydia, Papilloma virus or vaginitis. How DO you protect yourself - and your partner?
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