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Midterm #2 - Midterm 2: STDs & Conceiving Children...

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Random UCSB facts to add: Overall : A random sample of UCSB students who’ve had sex uncovers that ~6% have had an STI Chlamydia : 1% of sexually active UCSB students (underestimate though b/c some people can have it & not show any signs or symptoms) Genital warts/ HPV : 3% of UCSB sexually active students have had genital warts Genital herpes : 3% of UCSB sexually active students (underestimate though b/c some people can have it & not show any signs or symptoms). Sex : 5% of UCSB sexually active students average 4 or more sexual partners/yr. Known as “UCSB bunnies” (more than one partner) Anal Sex : 20% of UCSB heteros engage in anal sex only 12% of heteros use condoms 100% of the time for anal sex Chapter 15: Sexually Transmitted Diseases PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) : typically occurs when bacteria spread into the cervix upward infecting the lining of the uterus, the fallopian tubes, & possibly the ovaries. Can cause chronic pelvic pain, increased temp, fever, nausea, vomiting, back pain, & headaches Bacterial infections: Chlamydia o Transmission : sexual contact & can also be spread from one body site to another via fingers o Symptoms : (can cause blindness) Women: mild irritation/itching, burning while peeing, slight vaginal Men: NGU (nongonococcal urethritis): urethra infection discharge & burning during urination; Epididymitis : heaviness in & painful swelling at bottom of affected testis, inflammation of scrotum. In eyes (especially infants born to mothers w/ Chlamydia): trachoma (a chronic contagious form of conjunctivitis) o Treatments : doxycycline for 7 days, or one dose of azuthromycin Gonorrhea : o Transmission : penile-vaginal, oral-genital, oral-anal, or genital-anal contact. (a.k.a. sexual contact) o Symptoms: (more evident in men than women) Women: (most are unaware) Primary site of infection: cervix; small slight yellow/green discharge, painful/burning sensation while peeing. Serious
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complications: PID, it can develop tough scar-tissue adhesions that may link several pelvic cavity structures (fallopian tubes, ovaries, etc.) to each other, to abdominal walls, or to both. These adhesions can cause severe pain during coitus or when she walks/stands. Men
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