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Health Module 6.1 STDs Quiz
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any sexual contact
How is Herpes transmitted?
Can you have Herpes and not have symptoms?
no cure, but is treated by antiviral medications and daily supressive therapy
Cure or treatment for herpes?
can be transferred to other parts of the body
complications of genital herpes
Can gonorrhea be passed from the mother to the baby?
uterus or fallopian tubes
female reproductive organs that may be affected by gonorrhea
Yes, can be cured with the right medication
Is there a cure or treatment for gonorrhea?
abdominal pain and fever, can lead to internal abcesses and pelvic pain, can also make women unable to have children
symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease (caused by Gonorrhea in women)
by a blood transfusion or injecting street drugs
Other ways (beside sexual activity) that Hepatitis C can be transmitted.
Is it possible to have Hepatitis C and not feel sick?
part of body most impacted by Hepatitis C
Is there a treatment for babies born with Hepatitis C?
No cure, there is a treatment but only when it becomes chronic
Is there a cure for Hepatitis C? A treatment?
cirrhosis of the liver
Over time, Hepatitis C causes:
HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
What is the most commonly sexually transmitted infection?
Yes-within 2 years
Does the immune system usually get rid of HPV?
cervical cancer and less common cancers
HPV can lead to:
Is there a treatment for HPV?
through any sexual contact, when a person comes in contact with a chancre (syphilis sore)
How is syphilis transmitted?
ranges from 10 to 90 days, average is 21 days
incubation period for syphilis
a single, firm, painless sore
symptoms of PRIMARY syphilis
damage of the brain, nerves, eyes and heart
long-tern health consequences during latent syphilis
Yes- an antibiotic from a physician
Is there a cure for syphilis?
low birth weight, premature delivery, stillbirth; can be born w/o symptoms, but soon develop cataracts, deafness, and seizures
effect of syphilis on an unborn baby
The Great Prentender
nickname of syphilis because of how the symptoms resemble other diseases
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
do not represent one type of infection but a whole group of infections that are spread through intimate contact.
painful urination, discharge, possibly no symptoms
symptoms of Gonorrhea
skin rash, chancre (painless sores)
symptoms of syphilis
genital warts, possibly no symptoms
symptoms of HPV
Sores, flu-like symptoms, possibly no symptoms
symptoms of Herpes
Painful urination, discharge, possibly no symptoms
symptoms of Chlamydia
Jaundice (yellow skin), fatigue
symptoms of Hepatitis C
blindness and life-threatening blood infection
results of gonorrhea being passed from the mother to her baby
skin rashes and sores (rashes do not cause itching)
symptoms of the secondary stage of syphilis
symptoms will go away, but the infection will progress to next stage
What will happen if Syphilis is untreated?
can be 10-30 years
How long does the latent stage of syphilis last?
True (IF you have GONORRHEA, you should be tested also)
If you test positive for an STD, you should get tested for others. (True or False)
STDs with a cure
Herpes, Hepatitis C, HIV/AIDS
STDs with no cure, but a treatment
gets into eyes and respiratory tracts, leading cause of infant pneumonia
effects of chlamydia on babies
STDs caused by a bacterium
The STD Hepatits C is a _______.
miscarriage or prematue birth, can cause herpes in baby
effects of herpes on babies
increases risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV
genital warts are caused by:
itching, skin is bluish-grayish color, sores
symptoms of pubic lice
growths on the genitals, flesh-colored growths
symptoms of genital warts
treatment for genital warts
Medical sociology is the systematic study of:
Dr. Patel is performing surgery on a patient that is three hundred miles away. How is this possible?
While assessing an adult client, the nurse detects opening snaps early in diastole during auscultation of the heart. The nurse should refer the client to a physician because this is usually indicative of
What is a standard DBS check?
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