Pirerre Rouzier's - Secret Epidemic

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American College Health Association The Secret Epidemic: STIs on Campus A Presentation of the American College Health Association Pierre Rouzier, M.D. rouzier@uhs.umass.edu 577-5146 http://home.comcast.net/~rouzier
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American College Health Association Sexually Transmissible Infections (STIs) The Most Common STI among Teens and Young Adults What to do if you think you have an STI Nice people can get STDs!!! Discussion Points for Today
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American College Health Association Sexually Transmissible Infections (STIs) Also known as Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Venereal Diseases What are your risks? Sex without condoms One night stands Drugs or alcohol Multiple partners
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American College Health Association Sexually Transmissible Infections Case based presentations Bacterial Infections Chlamydia Gonorrhea Non-specific urethritis Syphilis Viral Infections Herpes Human papillomavirus (multiple strains - Pap smear changes, genital warts) Molluscum contagiosum Hepatitis B Hepatitis C HIV
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American College Health Association STI Prevention Abstinence works best Avoid genital touching Many teens and young adults are now choosing abstinence Abstinence reflects feelings of self worth and self esteem Not everyone is “doing it” Sexual activity is NOT a requirement for friendship or social acceptance
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American College Health Association “Risky Contact” for the Spread of STIs You don’t have to have sexual intercourse to contract an STI Many STIs are spread by direct skin contact Everyone who has “risky contact” is at risk Teens and young adults are more “at risk” than other populations Avoid “risky contact,” which is any contact with skin or fluids that may contain the viruses and bacteria that cause STIs Don’t share intimate apparel such as swimwear or underwear Towels????? Old myths - toilet seats, doorknobs, swimming pools…. ..
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American College Health Association “Risky Contact” for the Spread of STIs Condoms do NOT completely protect from infections spread by skin contact, because they do not cover all infected areas of the skin Infection with these organisms does not require penetration during intercourse if there is other “risky contact.” HPV HPV Herpes Herpes Molluscum Molluscum
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American College Health Association Review of male anatomy
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American College Health Association Review of female anatomy
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American College Health Association Who gets STIs? Anyone who has “risky contact” with a person with an STI One contact might be all it takes to get an STI The more contacts, the greater the risk
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American College Health Association John is a 19 year old sophomore who has painful urination and a discharge. 2 weeks ago on spring break hooked up with a hottie from NC State …
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Monique is a 20 year old junior whose boyfriends “almost always” wear condoms. Sometimes her boyfriends have other
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