HS lec5 - 11 Complications Viral Infections Viral...

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Sexually Transmitted Infections Sexually Transmitted Infections: Facts 0. Risk underestimated 1. Risk increased by: 0. Multiple partners 1. Inconsistent use of protection 2. Substance abuse 3. More risky sexual behaviors? Keep in Mind……. 2. Male to female and male to male transmission more likely than female to male and female to female transmission 3. But…can’t make ANY assumptions!! Bacterial Infections Bacterial Infections: What are they? 0. Chlamydia 1. Gonorrhea 2. Syphilis 3. Bacterial Vaginosis Bacterial Infections: Critical issues 4. Asymptomatic 5. Curable* 6. Complications Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Parasitic Infections Parasitic Infections: What are they? 7. Pubic Lice 8. Scabies 9. Trichomoniasis Parasitic Infections: Critical issues 10. Curable
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Unformatted text preview: 11. Complications Viral Infections Viral Infections: What are they? 12. Genital Herpes (HSV) 13. Hepatitis (A-E) 14. Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) 15. Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Viral Infections: Critical issues 16. Incurable 17. Treatment 18. Complications 10 Ways to reduce the risk of contracting STIs 0. Be abstinent 1. Use condoms 2. Engage in safer sex 3. Get information and be observant 4. Be selective 5. Communicate 6. Be assertive 7. Be honest 8. Stay sober 9. Get regular checkups What to do if you get an STI 19. Early treatment best 20. Inform sexual partner(s) Public Health clinics (anonymous and inexpensive) http://www2.sdcounty.ca.gov/hhsa/...
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This note was uploaded on 09/18/2009 for the course PSYC 140 taught by Professor Roberts during the Spring '09 term at UCSD.

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