anus and mouth can also be affected as well as mens and womens internal organs

Anus and mouth can also be affected as well as mens

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anus and mouth can also be affected, as well as men's and women's internal organs (leading to PID in women) Diagnosis - urine tests and swabs for both sexes, and pelvic exams for women Treatment - can be treated with antibiotics
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Psychology 2075-001 – Chapter 8 July 22, 2014 4 Syphilis - less common than chlamydia or gonorrhea, syphilis is more dangerous (can result in death) and also is likely to co-occur with HIV Symptoms - major symptom is a chancre or crater-like lesion on the genitals (or mouth, anus) Diagnosis - involves a visual inspection of the genitals (i.e., "short-arm inspection" in men); swab or blood test Treatment - penicillin or other antibiotics Viral Hepatitis - liver disease with five types (A,B,C, D, and E); hepatitis B, or HBV, is most likely to be transmitted sexually (i.e., via blood, saliva, semen, vaginal fluids) - flu-like symptoms, jaundice can show up but many are asymptomatic - there is a vaccine available Trichomoniasis - the result of a single-celled parasite, transmitted typically via sexual intercourse - irritating, smelly discharge - can be treated; if left untreated can lead to PID Pubic Lice - parasites that are typically transmitted sexually - itchy pubic area, presence of lice, eggs - can be treated Other Genital Infections - include monilia, cystitis, and prostatitis
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  • Fall '11
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  • Psychology, Sexual intercourse, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Oral sex, Sexually transmitted diseases and infections

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