A GUM clinic is one that stands for genital and urinal medicine or genitor-urinal medicine. This is the kind of medication that usually deals with infections that happen in the genital areas. Most of these are the infections that are caused by sexually transmitted infections and sexually transmitted diseases. The reason for having GUM clinics in addition to the already existing STD clinics is that these clinics are a great way to provide the basic and rudimentary first care that is required in order to control the spread of an infection or some other STD.
These clinics are the ideal way for people to go when they first find out that they have an STD or even if they are suspicious that they may be having an STD or an STI. These clinics are a great way for the people who are infected to get some very high quality healthcare before they can be shifted to a real hospital or a more specialized clinic that deals with cases that are similar to theirs. These clinics are also a great way for people to get some specialized medical assistance and diagnosis for any other genital or urinary problems that they might be having as it is best to know the diagnosis of a disease or a condition as soon as possible.
These clinics are very important in any city and hence every developed city has at least one of them, ensuring that metropolitan cities have at least one that can be accessed by anyone in the proper time frame so that nothing will happen after the person gets infected due to delays, this means that in cities like London, there are always these clinics around that are a great help to anyone looking for the requisite treatment.