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1 Anything and everything you need to know about By: Jordan Fraker

2 CHLAMYDIA MOST COMMON STI caused by the bacterium, Chlamydia trachomatis Symptoms: -Most women show NO symptoms. Some may have slight vaginal discharge, pain on urination, pain during sex; frequent urination. Most men show symptoms. -Discharge or itchy feeling in the penis; mild pain on urination; infection of anus or throat.

3 CHLAMYDIA Women - if untreated: - Infertility; infected cervix; pelvic pain; pelvic inflammatory disease; ectopic pregnancy, arthritis. Men - if untreated: - Infertility; arthritis; eye infections; urinary infections. Treatment: (antibiotics)

4 GONORRHEA Treatable bacterial infection of the penis, vagina or anus that can cause pain, or burning feeling as well as a pus-like discharge. – Also known as "the clap". Symptoms: - Feel fatigued and have a fever. - Painful blisters itch, redden the skin, form into groups and ulcerate. - Ulcers crust and may heal with scarring

5 GONORRHEA Spread through unprotected anal, oral or vaginal sex. Also spread through direct skin-to- skin If left untreated: - The virus hides in nerve endings and reoccurs Treatment: - Yes (Acyclovir..but no cure)

6 Hepatitis B A liver infection caused by a virus. left untreated can lead to cirrhosis or liver cancer. There are more than four types. A and B are the most common. Symptoms: -Sudden flu-like illness with fatigue, nausea, vomiting, lack of appetite, fever - Dark urine and jaundice 10% of carriers can spread the disease  Can be prevented with a vaccine! Spread: - unprotected vaginal, anal or oral sex - maternal blood to newborns - sharing items with blood (i.e. razors, toothbrushes, instruments, needles) If left untreated: - Liver disease and failure - Cancer of the liver - Death Treatment: - Yes (rest, personal hygiene) No Cure

7 HERPES A recurrent skin condition that can cause skin irritations in the genital region (anus, vagina, penis). Symptoms: - Many people feel fatigued, and have a fever. - Painful blisters itch, redden the skin, form into groups and ulcerate. - Ulcers crust and may heal with scarring Spread through unprotected vaginal, oral or anal sex. Also through direct skin-to-skin contact. Treatment: - Yes (Acyclovir - no cure) No cure

8 CRABS Also known as pediculosis pubis crabs are parasites or bugs that live on the pubic hair in the genital area Symptoms: - Intense itching in the genital hair area. - Produce small red bumps Spread through vaginal sex, protected or not and direct touch skin-to-skin Treatment: - Yes (special soap - Quell) There is a cure

9 HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS/GENITAL WARTS (HPV) is a virus that affects the skin in the genital area, as well as a female's cervix. Symptoms can be in the form of -wart-like growths -or abnormal cell changes. Spread through unprotected vaginal, anal or oral sex. If left untreated: - Invasive cervical cancer and bladder cancers - Infected women must have yearly PAP tests - May be passed to infants Treatment: - Yes (cauterization, surgery, medical) No Cure

10 CHANCROID A treatable bacterial infection that causes painful sores. Chancroid is a highly contagious yet curable sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacteria Haemophilus Ducreyi Chancroid causes ulcers, usually of the genitals.

11 SYPHILIS Also known as "syph". A treatable bacterial infection that can spread throughout the body and affect the heart, brain, nerves. Symptoms: -Early stages shows painless sores, swollen glands and skin rashes. -Sores may be inside the vagina or anus and go unnoticed. -Stage 2: Rashes, new sores, flu-like symptoms, swollen glands, brain infection

12 SYPHILIS Spread: By contact with infected blood, semen, vaginal fluids or pus. (ex. - direct touch,unprotected sex, kissing, injecting blood (needle sharing) If left untreated: - Skin, bone, heart disease - Brain disease - Dementia - Blindness if left untreated Treatment: - Yes (antibiotics) Sex contacts must be examined There is a cure

13 PELVIS INFLAMMATORY DISEASE (PID) An infection of the female reproductive organs by chlamydia, gonorrhea or other bacteria. Symptoms: Some women have no symptoms. Others have pain in the lower abdomen, fever, smelly vaginal discharge, irregular bleeding or pain during intercourse. Treatment: Early treatment is important – waiting too long increases the risk of infertility. Antibiotics can cure PID.

14 AIDS Symptoms: -HIV Stage (1- 14 years) - Flu-like symptoms may occur early or late - Most look and feel well for years - Infectious carrier - Skin & lung infections common in later years 25% of infants born to HIV mothers will be infected Spread: -Contact with infected blood, semen, vaginal fluids mainly by unprotected sex and needle sharing. If left untreated: - Immune system destroyed - AIDS defining illnesses fatal (pneumonias, cancer, dementia, wasting, cancer of the cervix) Treatment: - Yes - early treatment is best No cure


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