chlamydia-1 - latex condoms if sexually active STD’s -...

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STD’s - Chlamydia Symptoms 80-90% of women 10- 20% of men have no symptoms Other symptoms include: Discharge from the sex organs burning pain while urinating unusual bleeding form the vagina pain in the pelvic area How do you get it? Vaginal, anal and possible oral intercourse Infant to mother at birth Treatment antibiotics Prevention Abstain from having sex, don’t use drugs, use 
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Unformatted text preview: latex condoms if sexually active STD’s - Chlamydia • Prevention – Abstain from having sex, don’t use drugs, use latex condoms if sexually active • Additional info – Risk 3-5 times higher for contracting HIV if you have Chlamydia – Untreated can lead to PID (Pelvic Inflammatory Disease) in women. – PID can lead to infertility, pelvic pain, ectopic pregnancies....
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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