CHFD 3010 Chapter 15

CHFD 3010 Chapter 15 - Chapter 15 Sexually Transmitted I...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/12/11 Chapter 15 Sexually Transmitted Infections
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2/12/11 Sexually Transmitted Infections Engaging in risky behavior Multiple partners Unprotected (without condom) sex Highest in adolescence and early adulthood, when incidence of STIs is highest Oral contraceptives
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2/12/11 Bacterial Infections Chlamydia Gonorrhea Nongonococcal Urethritis (NGU) Syphilis
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2/12/11 Bacterial Infections Chlamydia Most prevalent STI Few or no presenting symptoms Consequences : chronic, contagious trachoma; infertility and sterility; preterm birth; infant conjunctivitis or pneumonia Trachoma (form of conjunctivitis); Leading cause of preventable blindness Treatment : doxycycline or azithromycin
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2/12/11 Bacterial Infections Symptoms of Chlamydia Women: 2 types of genital chlamydia infections Infection of mucosa of lower reproductive tract Few or no symptoms; mild irritation or itching, burning; slight discharge Infection of upper reproductive tract (PID) Pain, fever, headache, and nausea Men: Epididymitis; nongonococcal
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2/12/11 Bacterial Infections Gonorrhea “The Clap” Consequences Women: PID; ectopic pregnancy; severe pelvic pain; infant conjunctivitis Men: Prostate abscesses, painful BMs, difficult urination; possible sterility Both: Fever, loss of appetite, arthritic pain; can invade heart, liver, CNS, can cause blindness in infants Treatment
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2/12/11 Bacterial Infections Symptoms of Gonorrhea Women: Gonococcal Cervicitis 80% no early symptoms Yellow-green discharge Vulval irritation Men: Gonococcal Urethritis Discharge
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2/12/11 Bacterial Infections Nongonococcal Urethritis Symptoms Women: few symptoms; itching, burning, vaginal discharge of pus Men: penile discharge, urinary burning Consequences: Women: inflamed cervix or PID Men: can spread to prostate, epididymis, or both
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2/12/11 Bacterial Infections Syphilis Recent increase in rates, primarily among MSM Pregnant women should be tested
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2011 for the course CHFD 4870 taught by Professor Burwell during the Fall '10 term at UGA.

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