STDs - SexuallyTransmittedDiseases Chlamydia HPV...

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ü  Chlamydia ü  HPV ü  Genital Herpes ü  HIV/Aids ü  Gonorrhea ü  Syphilis ü  Trichomoniasis ü  Pelvic Lice Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Chlamydia Bacterium that is spread by sexual contact and infects the genital organs  of males and females. Approximately 975,000 new cases are reported each year. Adolescent girls have a particularly high rate of infection.
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Chlamydia Symptoms : Men Thin, usually clear discharge and mild discomfort on urination, appearing 7 to 14 days after  infection. 50 percent of cases are asymptomatic. Women 75 percent of cases are asymptomatic.   Diagnosis : Men - urine sample  Women - cell sample from cervix or urine  sample.
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Chlamydia Treatment : Curable with azithromycin or doxycycline; does not respond to  penicillin. Poorly treated or undiagnosed cases may lead to: urethral damage epididymitis (infection of the epididymis) Reiter’s syndrome proctitis in men who had anal intercourse Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) Problems with pregnancy and risks for newborn infants of infected  mothers
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Chlamydia Risks from Pelvic Inflammatory Disease : Possible infertility, due to scarring of the fallopian tubes Ectopic (tubal) pregnancy Chronic pelvic pain
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Chlamydia Prevention : Many infected people are asymptomatic and  spread the disease unknowingly. Screening programs can identify, treat, and  cure asymptomatic carriers.  The best method of prevention is the consistent  use of a condom.
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HPV Human papillomavirus   causes genital warts : Around the urethral opening of the penis On the shaft of the penis On the scrotum On the vulva On the walls of the vagina In the cervix On the anus
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HPV The majority of people infected with HPV are asymptomatic. HPV is the single most important risk factor for cervical cancer. Also associated with cancer of the penis and the anus. Individuals infected by oral sex have an increased risk of cancers of the  mouth and throat.
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HPV Diagnosis is done by inspecting the warts or analyzing DNA of the  patient. Several treatments are available: Podophyllin acid or bichloroacetic acid - applied directly to the warts Cryotherapy - warts are frozen off Laser therapy can also be used to destroy the warts. Several vaccines are currently being tested.
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A disease of the genital organs caused by a herpes simplex virus (HSV- 1or HSV-2). Symptoms - small, painful bumps or blisters 
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