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Syphilis

incubation of 2-6 weeks

syphilis

5 stages

primary stage of syph

hard chancre appears, non-discharging legion

primary latent stage of syph

blood tests positive, no external signs

secondary stage of syph

takes 5 years to reach this stage

secondary stage of syph

coppered colored rash appears (palms, soles)

secondary latent stage of syph

symptoms disappear, can persist for life time

tertiary stage of syph

permanent damage occurs. neurosyph.

syphilis

great imitator

congenital syphilis

syph passed from mother to child

congenital syphilis

crossing placenta, hutchinson's teeth, perforated palate, saber shins, saddle nose

chlamydia

most prevalent STD

chlamydia

symptoms appear after 1-3 weeks

chlamydia

leading cause of ectopic pregnancy

chlamydia

causes pneumonia in newborns

chancroid

enters body through mucus membrane or break in skin

chancroid

soft chancres, crack addicts higher risk

chancroid

common in latin america

trichomoniasis

symptoms appear as early as 4 days after sex

trichomoniasis

can appear years later

trichomoniasis

frothy vag. discharge, green/yellow, nasty smell, itching/tenderness, pain during sex and urination, swollen labia

trichomoniasis

urethral discharge/itching, brning, inflamed prostate, frothy pus-like discharge

herpes

active/latent phases

herpes

hides in nerve cells

herpes

heat + stress stimulate outbreaks

HSV-1

fever blisters

HSV-2

genital herpes

herpes

incubates for 4-10 days

herpes

outbreaks last 2-3 weeks

herpes

latency is its hallmark

genital herpes

intense itching and pain in both sections

neonatal herpes

incurable, causes blindness/deafness

genital warts

caused by HPV

herpes, genital warts, hepatitis B

DNA viruses

hepatitis B

long incubation, 75 days

hepatitis B

AIDS twin

fulminate hepatitis

liver failure, death

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