‘Awful’ infection rising in England that causes ‘irreversible’ symptoms warns doctor

‘Awful’ infection rising in England that causes ‘irreversible’ symptoms warns doctor

Meanwhile, the North West was second in the rankings with 21 cases over the same time period, followed by Yorkshire and Humber (14) and the South East (11).

The overall figure for cases across England from 2016-2020 was 114 – in contrast to more than a million cases of Chlamydia and 266,000 of Gonorrhoea.

In 2018, a Freedom of Information request revealed that a female between the ages of 15 and 25 from Southport, Merseyside, had contracted Donovanosis within the previous 12 months.

How to treat Donovanosis

Multiple antimicrobial regimens have been effective; however, as the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) note, only a limited number of controlled trials have been published.

Published at Mon, 18 Oct 2021 07:36:00 +0000