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Health-seeking behaviour of STD patients in an urban area of Southwest Nigeria: an exploratory study

Akinnawo, Ebenezer Olutope; Oguntimehin, F


Sexually transmitted disease patients of health institutions in Ado-Ekiti responded to questionnaires on the quality of STDs treatment; four-fifths of the institutions are privately owned. Gonorrhoea and syphilis are the major STDs reported by the respondents and treated by the health-care providers. Other types are candida, dysuria, lymphogranuloma venereum, chancroid, trichomoniasis and STD-related problems. The symptoms noticed by the respondents are pain, burning sensation, discharges,...[Show more]

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Date published: 1997
Type: Journal article


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