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1Assessing the Genitalia and RectumThe patient needs to report whether any of her sexual partners that she has had in the oneyear had an STD. She will need to also state if her sexual partners were using condoms or not.The patient will need to state whether she has observed any rashes or sores in the mouth, vagina,and anus. She will also be examined for rashes on the palms of her hands and the soles of herfeet.The patient will be examined on the soles of her feet and palms of her hands; her mouthas well as anus and vagina. A herpes simplex virus test will be conducted. Sample fluid will becollected from the boil/sore and tested for the virus. The sample will also be isolated in abacterial culture to detect presence ofHaemophilus ducreyi. If the results show that the samplehasH. ducreyithen the patient will be diagnosed for a form of syphilis.The patient may be suffering from chancre, genital herpes, genital warts, cancroid, orvulva cancer. The first stage of chancre is characterized by painless ulcers in the genital area, isfirm and round in shape (Nyatsanza & Tipple, 2016). Genital herpes is characterized by sores atthe point of entry and which appear 2-12 days after one is infected. Women will have genitalherpes sores appearing in the vaginal area, external genitalia, and cervix (

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Term
Fall
Professor
Singsameeti
Tags
Sexual intercourse, Penis, Uterus, Vulva, Vagina

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