Cosmetic surgery is a thriving industry, mainly popularized by celebrities who constantly find reason to uplift their appearances. But it’s not just celebrities who drive the cosmetic health industry, the trade has caught up in our part of the world as well. Boob jobs, facelifts, penile lengthening and vaginal refreshing are all too commonly done in our setting.
As doctors increasingly rely on Cell phones, tablets, and other personal communication or hand-held electronic equipment, policies to make sure the gizmos don’t spread infection or distract doctors from their work are slow in coming.
Genital warts are common, and usually causeno symptoms. They are usually flat and raised growths on the external genital region, or inside the vagina and on the penis in men. They are disfiguring and annoying. They may sometimes be painful or itchy, and can rarely interfere with childbirth.
Nairobi is home to many men, lots of men in fact. Simple inferences and calculations from the 2013 Kenya Demographic Estimates quickly imply that more than half a million men aged between 25 to 64 years live in Nairobi. And the majority of these men, 90% in demographic estimates, are literate. To a lay person, this means well-informed and able to make reasoned and healthy judgements.