Tagged: medical care

Treating Molluscum Contagiosum STD

So when I first moved to the Philippines I lived in Angeles City for 5 months before moving on to Manila and Cebu. I had read online that lots of guys were banging girls in Angeles without a condom and most were saying they never caught anything. I decided, perhaps unwisely, to not wrap up with some bargirls from the more established bars as they get weekly checkups. With freelancers or smaller short time bars I would use protection. My rule at the time was basically if...

Experiences with Bad Doctors in the Philippines

I do a fair amount of google doctoring here because I don’t really trust doctors in the Philippines. One time I had an STD called molluscum contagiosum and 2 doctors misdiagnosed it as herpes. The 2nd doctor that did this hadn’t even seen what I had. I told him I had ‘some bumps’ and he pulls up a google image search of herpes and starts pointing at it saying this is what I have. I was 100% sure I did not have herpes at this point,...

Getting Sick in Cambodia

Getting Sick in Cambodia

Sihanoukville (aka Snooky) is not a place you ever want to need medical attention. Granted you never WANT to need medical attention, but Snooky is the nut worst place in South East Asia to need it. Just My Luck Getting Sick in Cambodia After getting my leg bandaged at the best spot Snooky had to offer (CT clinic) I hadn’t been back for a few months. Then one day I was extremely sick with flu like symptoms and stayed in bed for most of the day. When...