std answers - Injections of __interferon_______ can be...

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There are more than __20__-- STDs What are the 3 types of organisms that can cause STDs? Parasites, Bacteria, Viruses STDs caused by __virus___- can NOT be cured Bacterial infections are treated with ___antibiotics______ List 3 viral STDs: AIDS, Genital Herpes, Genital Warts During the late stages of AIDS ____pneumonia_____ or ___cancer____ can develop and lead to death Genital Herpes affects about _60 million_____people in the USA The main sign of Herpes is __painful blisters or open sores_____ in the genital region Herpes sores usually disappear in __2-3 weeks_______ HPV causes _genital warts________ HPV can cause cancer of the __cervix______ Genital warts can be treated with ___cryosurgery________ which freezes them
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Unformatted text preview: Injections of __interferon_______ can be given to boost the immune system The 3 common bacterial STD’s are ___chlamydia____ ___gonorrhea______ and ___syphillis____ __chlamydia______ is the most common bacterial STD Untreated Chlamydia can cause ___ectopic_______ pregnancies The most common complication of gonorrhea in women is PID which stands for pelvic inflammatory disease ___syphilis_______ can take years to develop full course The most common parasitic STD is __pubic lice, crabs_______ Pubic lice live by sucking __blood___ Pubic lice can be destroyed with over the counter __shampoo______...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course WELL 175 taught by Professor Schaeffer during the Spring '08 term at Millersville.

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