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1

What spinal nerves are responsible for the cremasteric reflex?

T12, L1, L2

2

What are the 3 MC STDs?

Herpes
HPV
Chlamydia

3

Of the male cancers discussed in class, which is more common in males UNDER 35?

testicular

4

What is the 2nd leading cause of cancer death in males?

prostate

5

Failure to maintain good hygiene with the foreskin intact, and smoking all increase the risk of which male cancer?

penile

6

Define cryptorchidism.

undescended testicle(s)

7

What are two associated concerned with cryptorchidism?

Infertility
Testicular cancer

8

Define phimosis.

Foreskin cannot be fully retracted.

9

At what age is phimosis a normal finding?

0-4 years of age

10

What might you recommend to decrease the risk of prostate cancer?

Diet low in animal fat
Physical activity

11

What might you recommend to decrease the risk of penile cancer?

Good hygiene (esp. If foreskin intact)
Sexual abstinence, monogamy, condom use (avoid HPV)
quit smoking

12

What are three curable STD's?

Chlamydia
Gonorrhea
Syphilis

13

List three incurable STD's

Herpes
HPV
HIV

14

Who should perform a self exam? How often? Why?

Anyone at risk for contacting a STI.
At least once a month.
Self-screening for testicular cancer.

15

Describe the male self exam.

Inspect glans/head
Examine shaft
Examine scrotum and testes
S & S of STIs?