Quiz for clinical class at PPC college (Pat's class)
Terms in this set (15)
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Sore throat, fever, joint pain, night sweats, white patches in mouth and throat, and skin rash. Half of those infected have no symptoms.
Painful ulcers on genitals.
Usually asymptomatic; if present, may be vaginal or urethral discharge, painful or frequent urination, lower abdominal pain, acute PID.
Intense itching and irritation of the genital areas, especially at night. Blue or slate colored macules appear on light skin toned individuals that do not blanch when pressure is applied. Brown-red dust can be seen in underwear.
Intensely pruritic rash, scaly papules, insect burrows (tracks) under skin in a web of fingers and toes, backs of hands, waistline, axilla, penis, and arms,
Itching or soreness followed by very painful, small red blisters known as genital vesicles on vulva, vagina and cervix that may bleed, flu like symptoms.
Geniatal (veneral) warts (Condylomata)
Warts on external and internal genitalia that look like cauliflower florets.
Usually asymptomatic; if present, may appear as thick puslike, yellow or mucopurulent discharge from vagina or urethra. Frequent and painful urination, pelvic pain during vaginal penetration, lower abdominal pain.
Painless sores on external genitalia, vagina, anus, or rectum, rash. Sores can also appear on lips or mouth. There are 3 stages of infection; primary, sceondary, and tertiary. The spirochete, Treponema pallidum is the causative organism.
Human papillomavirus may cause genital warts but generally causes no symptoms.
Foul, strong odor (fishy), frothy yellow-green or milky-white discharge, vaginal irritation, itching, burning, dysuria, frequency, and urethritis.
Vaginal discharge, foul smelling, itching, dysuria, increased frequency.
Candidiasis; yeast infections
Itching and irritation, some discharge, burning with urination.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease/ Salpingitis
Infection of fallopian tubes. Most common causative organisms are Chlamydia Trachomatis and Neisseria Gonorrhoeae.
Inflammation of epididymis commonly caused by chlamydia.
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