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Human Sexuality - Human Sexuality midterm 2 review...

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Human Sexuality midterm 2 review 05/02/2008 22:00:00 STD chart on pg. 411-412 Pay close attention to AIDS info Know statistics like UCSB surveys For each STD know:  causes(viruses, bacteria),  symptoms (present, future) routes of transmission (PV sex, oral/anal, touching things) who is most susceptible (males, females) complications (when left untreated, PID, infertility, cancer) Other info (life, cycle, prevention, how gross it is, anything else about it that’s  important other than stuff listed above) Chlamydia Bacteria Symptoms o Females: abdominal pain, disrupted menstruation, may cause  infertility, nausea and vomiting, may be asymptomatic o Males: epididymitis, discharge, burning during urination, swelling of  testicles STD (PV, PA, OG) Women most susceptible Complications: o trachoma ( leading cause of preventable blindness passed from  mother to child during childbirth) o PID and/or pregnancy problems (e.g. ectopic pregnancy)
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Gonorrhea  (“the clap”) Bacteria Symptoms see pg. 417 STD (oral-anal, oral-genital, penile-vaginal, genital-anal) or (OA, OG, PV, GA) Complications: o women:  PID leads to sterility,  painful coitus,  newborns may develop eye infections through birth canal o men:  inflammation of testicles/scrotum,  infections of structures (prostate,…),  general discomfort Nongonococcal Urethritis (NGU)  Bacteria Inflammation of urethral tube (pg. 419) Coitus Symptoms: o Females:  often asymptomatic,  itching burning during urination, mild discharge of pus
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o Males:  similar to gonorrhea,  discharge mild burning during urination Men most susceptible Complications: o Females:  cervical inflammation  PID o Males:  spread to prostate and/or epidiymis  Syphilis Bacteria Four stages of symptoms: o Primary stage Painless sore: chancre Chancre disappears; no symptoms Last 2 weeks-6 months o Secondary stage Skin rash on hands and feet Flu like symptoms Lasts a few weeks
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o Latent stage No symptoms (but organisms multiply) After 1 year, not contagious Can last years o Tertiary stage 1. Severe problems (3-40 years after infection) 2. Heart failure, blindness, insanity, paralysis, death) routes of transmission all combinations, or mother to fetus women most susceptible
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