Kine 198-Sexuality II

Kine 198-Sexuality II - Sexuality II Chapter 7 Objectives...

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Sexuality II Chapter 7
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Objectives List the 3 different types of STI’s Differentiate between the STIs and list 3 ways to decrease the risk of contraction
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Introduction  Sexually Transmitted Infections There are 25 infections that are primarily spread through sexual activity. 65 million people currently living it the United States with an incurable STI. 15 million people become infected with one or more STI each year.
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Sexually Transmitted Infections WHO’S AT RISK??? ANYONE WHO IS SEXUALLY ACTIVE WHAT IS CONSIDERED SEXUAL ACTIVITY??? ONLY VAGINAL INTERCOURSE?
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Sexually Transmitted Infections  HOW ARE THEY TRANSMITTED? Vaginal, oral, or anal intercourse By simply touching an infected area STIs can be transferred to the mouth, eyes, nose, and other orifices of the body You can become infected if someone’s blood, semen, vaginal secretions, or pre-cum goes into your body during vaginal, anal, or oral sex
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Asymptomatic STI’s Bacterial STI’s As many as 20% of infected males and 80% of infected females are without symptoms Viral STI’s have even higher percentages
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Levels of Risk Sexual behaviors have different levels of risk for different STIs High Risk Low Risk No Risk
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3 Types of STIs Bacterial Viral Parasitic
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Bacterial STI’s Chlamydia Gonorrhea Syphilis
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Chlamydia Most common bacterial STI in the U.S. Typically spread during vaginal, oral, or anal sex and can infect other body parts such as the eyes, nose, and throat Many cases are asymptomatic 75% of infected females 51% of infected males If symptoms are present, they will occur 1-3 weeks after infection
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Chlamydia cont… Leading cause of preventable infertility and ectopic pregnancies Complications Blindness Infertility Ectopic pregnancy Treatment: Tetracycline, Doxyceline, or Erythromycin
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Symptoms of Chlamydia Male Symptoms thin whitish discharge itching & burning during urination pain/swelling of testes low grade fever Female Symptoms moderate vaginal discharge itching & burning urination abdominal pain bleeding b/w periods nausea, headaches, low grade fever
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Gonorrhea Many cases are asymptomatic 60-80% of infected females 5-20% of infected males If symptoms are present, they will occur 3-5 days after infection Infection is found primarily in the linings of the urethra, vagina, mouth, and rectum Complications: sterility Treatment: Penicillin, Spectinomycin, Cefixime, Tetracycline, or Ceftriaxone
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Symptoms of Gonorrhea Male Symptoms foul smelling discharge from penis painful urination blood or puss in urine enlarged lymph nodes in groin area Female Symptoms similar discharge from vagina painful urination pelvic pain painful menstruation
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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Infection of the uterus, fallopian tubes, or other reproductive organ The infection may cause scarring of the fallopian
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course KINE 198 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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Kine 198-Sexuality II - Sexuality II Chapter 7 Objectives...

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