C101 - Chapter 11 Keywords

C101 - Chapter 11 Keywords - 8) Herpes Sexually transmitted...

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1) Anogenital Warts – Hard growths caused by an infection with human papillomavirus (HPV) that appear on the skin of the genitals or anus. 2) Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) – Vaginal infection from overgrowth of some kinds of vaginal bacteria. 3) Chancre – The primary lesion of syphilis, which appears as a hard, painless sore or ulcer, often on the penis or vaginal tissue. 4) Chlamydia – A sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. 5) Epididymitis – Inflammation of the epididymis (a structure that connects the vas deferens and the testes). 6) Gonorrhea – Sexually transmitted disease caused by gonococcal bacteria. 7) Hemophilia – A hereditary disease (primarily in men) caused by lack of an essential blood clotting fact; results in excessive bleeding in response to any scratch or injury.
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Unformatted text preview: 8) Herpes Sexually transmitted disease caused by herpes simplex virus, HSV. 9) Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) The virus that causes AIDS; it causes a defect in the bodys immune system by invading and then multiplying within the white blood cells. 10) Human papillomavirus (HPV) A genus of viruses including those causing pailoomas (small nipple-like protrusions of the skin or mucous membrane) and warts. 11) Pubic lice Small insects that live primarily in hair in the genital and rectal regions. 12) Scabies Infestation of the skin by microscopic mites (insects) 13) Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) Infections passed from person to person by sexual contact. 14) Syphilis A sexually transmitted disease caused by spirochete bacteria (Treponema pallidum)....
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2010 for the course HEAL HSCI/C101 taught by Professor Dr.rodriguez during the Spring '08 term at Citrus College.

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