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more than ___ infectious diseases are spread by sexual contact, some are incurable and all can damage health

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infection that chlamydia causes in men

urethritis

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infection that chlamydia causes in women

cervicitis

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other infections (besides genital infections) that can also occur in chlamydia depending on sexual practice

1. oral
2. anal

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bacteria that causes chlamydia

chlamydia trachomatis

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chlamydia often has no symptoms especially in women, so it sometimes called the ____

silent STD

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bacteria causing gonorrhea

neisseria gonorrhoeae

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4 other infections (besides genital infections) that can also occur with gonorrhea

1. ear infection
2. throat infection
3. systemic infection
4. eye infections in newborns that can lead to blindness

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the current concern with gonorrhea cases is an increase in ____

drug resistance

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t or f. both people in a relationship has to be treated for gonorrhea even if only one is affected

t

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infection caused by trichomoniasis in men

urethral infection

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infection caused by trichomoniasis in women

vaginal infection

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t or f. most trichomoniasis are asymptomatic

t

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protozoa that causes trichomoniasis

trichomonas vaginalis

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trichomoniasis is associated with this disease

ping-pong vaginitis

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reinfection due to failure to properly treat both partners with anti-protozoal medications

ping-pong vaginitis

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2 viruses that cause most cases of genital herpes

1. herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2)
2. less frequently: HSV-1

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term for carriers of genital herpes virus

shedders

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infected individuals who can transmit the virus without symptoms or a current outbreak

shedders

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if a pregnant woman with genital herpes has an active outbreak during labor, the baby must be delivered through ____

cesarian section

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virus that causes genital warts (condlyomata acuminata)

human papillomavirus (HPV)

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can cause several cancers, including head and neck cancer, which is becoming more prevalent

human papillomavirus (HPV)

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chronic, systemic STD with presence of painless but highly contagious local lesions on the genitalia

syphilis

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term for local lesions present in syphilis

chancre

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4 stages of syphilis if not treated

1. primary stage
2. secondary stage
3. latent period
4. latte stage

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bacteria that causes syphilis

treponema pallidum (spirochete)

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stage during which syphilis is highly contagious, when chancre is present

first stage

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stage during which syphilis is asymptomatic and subclinical

latent stage

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syphilis stage during which gummas form

late stage

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fetus infected with syphilis in utero can be ___ or born with ____

stillborn; congenital syphilis and multiple abnormalities

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2 disorders caused by chancroid (soft chancre)

1. necrotizing ulceration
2. lymphadenopathy

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bacteria that causes chancroid (soft chancre)

haemophilus ducreyi