MBMH STIs - STIs and STDs Amanda Collings Vann Health...

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STIs and STDs Amanda Collings Vann Health Education 577-5181 [email protected]
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STIs vs. STDs VIRAL STIs are Treatable Bacterial STIs are Curable Parasitic STIs are Curable
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Figure 15.1 Lifetime rates of STI infection, by number of partners and gender. Notice how STIs increase as the number of partners increases.
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Common Bacterial STIs are: Chlamydia Gonorrhea Syphilis Trichomoniasis
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Common Symptoms of Bacterial STIs Asymptomatic Itching, pain or sensations during urination or bowel movements Sore throat Odor Green, yellow or white discharge Redness and/or swelling
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Common Parasitic STIs are: Pubic Lice (crabs) Scabies
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Mild to Unbearable Itching at night (allergic reaction to saliva secreted during feeding) Mites are nocturnal feeders. Visible with a moderate to severe infestation Scratch marks Red pin-prick marks (from bites) Persistent itching that usually becomes worse at night. Presence of the mite burrow(s), often in a zigzag
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