soc_152_review_session_2nd_midterm

Soc_152_review_sessi - 1 Syphilis a Bacteria b Symptoms c 4 stages of syphilis i Primary syphilis(1 Painless sore called a chancre(see pictures on

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
1) Syphilis a) Bacteria b) Symptoms c) 4 stages of syphilis i) Primary syphilis (1) Painless sore, called a chancre (see pictures on page 484) (2) Not the same as chancroid!!! (3) Usually heals within 1-6 weeks ii) Secondary syphilis (1) Skin rash—use on plams of hands or soles of feet (pics on p 485) (2) Usually doesn’t hurt or itch (3) Flulike symptoms (4) Lasts a few weeks iii) Latent syphilis (1) Can last several years (2) No symptoms (hence “latent”) (3) After 1 year of latent stage, person is not contagious iv) Tertiary syphilis (1) Occurs 5-25 years after initial infection (2) Heart failure, blindness, paralysis, “severe mental disturbance” d) Transmitted thru p/v, oral, and sex e) Complications i) DEATH!!! 2) Chancroid a) Small bumps—painful ulcers see pages 485-486 VIRAL INFECTIONS 1) Herpes a) Virus b) Small, painful, red blister on genitals/mouth c) Transmission i) HSV 1 (oral herpes):kissing, oral sex ii) HSV 2 (genital herpes): genital, oral, anal contact d) Complications i) Increased risk of cervical cancer ii) Increased risk of contracting another STD (open wound) e) Other info i) Outbreaks lose intensity over time ii) Severe eye infection if it ghets in eye iii) There is no cure, but treatment iv) Certain trigger increase likelihood of outbreaks 2) Genital Warts (aka HPV) a) Virus b) Symptoms i) Pink/red on moist areas ii) Yellow/gray on dry areas
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
iii) Cauliflower-like structures c) Transmitted through vaginal, oral, anal contact d) Complications i) Cervical cancer ii) Urinary obstruction, bleeding e) Other info i) No cure ii) Treatments available (freezing, burning) iii) Vaccine (go to health center) 3) Viral hepatitis (liver infection)
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course SOC 152 taught by Professor Baldwin during the Winter '07 term at UCSB.

Page1 / 5

Soc_152_review_sessi - 1 Syphilis a Bacteria b Symptoms c 4 stages of syphilis i Primary syphilis(1 Painless sore called a chancre(see pictures on

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online