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soc.0418 - Soc 152A Baldwin's 4/18/08 Chlamydia 3-4 months...

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Soc 152A Baldwin’s 4/18/08 Chlamydia – 3-4 months after should get tested again Females should be tested every year up to age 24 and MD’s discretion after that Danger to newborn – eye infections, pneumonia It can cause eye infection at any age Warm moist environment In a caring and loving way ask your partner “maybe we should get an STD test before we go to the next step This will lead to partner respect Genital warts In 40 million people are infected 3% of UCSB sexually active people have had them – 4% of females and 1% of males Caused by virus (HPV) Similar to but not the same as warts on hands There are over 100 strains of HPV 30 genital warts A few cervical cancer(one of the easiest to cure) 70% of college people have HPV or antibodies to it, showing that they have had it Body can fight off HPV Anal cancer is becoming more common due to HPV (people can be tested for anal cancer At least 72% of throat cancers are caused by hPV – 16 and oral sex with multiple partners So look at your partners genitals Genital warts 1 st outbreak = 6 wks to 8 months after infections Average is 3 months But can be latent for yrs… (no symptoms, yet contagious to people)
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course SOC 152A taught by Professor Baldwin during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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