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Unformatted text preview: High School STD PresentationMerri CallHCR/2408/7/2011Nancy MunozWhat is STD? And who does it What is STD? And who does it affect? STD is a sexual transmitted disease.This usually affects young teenagers between the ages of 1519It also affects more in the Black culture then the Hispanic or white cultures. Chlamydia Infections Chlamydia Infections This disease is caused by a bacteria called Chlamydia trachomatis.This does effect both male and female.What are the signs and symptoms? What are the signs and symptoms? About 75% of women will not show or have any symptoms and those would include a vaginal discharge; dull pelvic type of pain; and more painful periods to name a few. What are the signs and symptoms? What are the signs and symptoms? For men there are only 50% of them that may not have any symptoms, but if they do some maybe; burning pain while urinating; pain and swelling in the testicle area; and redness at the tip of the penis. With a normal part of everyday life you should be able to be able to use the restroom pain free and with woman have normal average pain when they are in the menstrual cycle instead of pain when urinating or having severe pain and heavy bleeding with their menstrual cycle. With the men, the same thing with using the restroom it should be pain free and no changes in their private area. Short term effectsShort term effects Short term effects would be the abdominal pain; discharge either vaginal or from the penis.Long term EffectsLong term Effects The long term can be damage to the male or female productive organs; and for the women lead to infertility issues. Treatment Options Treatment Options The treatment option after the patient is diagnosed is only with antibiotics and that the patients partner would also needed to be tested. Prevention MethodsPrevention Methods Prevention is one of the most important steps of stopping this type of disease. Here are some things that have been very beneficial in stopping the spread:Prevention Method 1Prevention Method 1 The only way that will stop the spread of this type of disease that is 100% full proof is Abstinence.Getting tested for any and all STDs when having a yearly examination Prevention Method 2Prevention Method 2 Having a monogamous relationship with only one partner.Not having a sexual relationship with an unknown partner because you do not know if they have any STDs. ConclusionConclusion The best way that I can see to stop from getting any kind of STD is defiantly abstinence or making sure that the both partners are having safe sex. The motto that I grew up with was No Glove No love. Make sure that you have a condom if you have to have sex. LinksLinks http://www.righthealth.com/topic/What_Is_Std?p=l&as=goog&ac=519&kgl=1821518 http://www.righthealth.com/topic/Chlamydia_Effects?www.righthealth.com/topic/Chlamydia_Effects=l&as=msn&ac=529&kgl=381897628 http://www.wdxcyber.com/chlamydia.html...
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