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ii.Infection can spread to the reproductive organs of females and the epididymis of males.d.
How is it treated?i.Treated with multiple doses of advanced antibioticse.
Where is it primarily found in the US?i.Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina: 150-199 rater per100,000 populationsii.Mississippi, DC :>200 rate per 100,000 populations10. What is Chlamydia?
What symptoms does it cause? i.In both men and women, symptoms include a watery dischargeand burning pain during urination1.Females = irritation, discharge, painful urination2.Males = discharge, burning during urination
How is it spread? i.Chlamydia can infect the rectum and mouth or throat if those parts were in contact with an infected partner.c.
How is it treated? i.Antibiotics.d.
Importantly, how common is it?i.By age 30, about half of all sexually active women show evidence of past or present chlamydia infection.11. How do viral STIs primarily differ from bacterial STIs?
a.Bacterial STIs usually caused by bacteria and can be treated with antibiotics.b.Viral STIs mainly caused by viruses. i.Viruses are very small infectious particles that possess DNA orRNA. Once inside a host cell, the viral genes take over the cell’s metabolic machinery to replicate themselves.ii.Many viruses are fought off by immune response.iii.Viral infections are not treatable with antibiotics. iv.Anti-viral drugs are rarely curative and often have serious side effects12. What are the major viral STIs and what do they cause?13. What is the difference between Herpes Simplex 1 and 2?
a.How are both contracted and spread? & What symptoms does each cause?i.Herpes simplex 1 causes 1.Spread by sexual and nonsexual contact.ii.Herpes simplex 2 causes genital herpes.1.In HSV-2, symptoms include an outbreak of painful blisters or sores at the site of infection, usually the penis, labia, or vaginal walls. 14. How is HPV contracted and spread?
a.What symptoms does it cause?i.HPV infects the urogenital tract or the skin near the genitalia, causing
15. What is the difference between Hepatitis A and B?
a.Viruses that attack the liver are called Hepatitis viruses.b.
What symptoms do they cause? How are they treated?