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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
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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Psychology, Sexual intercourse, Sexually Transmitted Infections, Oral sex, Sexually transmitted diseases and infections