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1

what STI's can transmit through oral sex?

herpes simplex virus
human papilloma virus
syphilis

2

what is the primary infection of HSV1/2?

gingivostomatitis
pharyngitis

3

if a patient suffers from recurrent HSV1 how does it present?

herpes labialis

4

how can herpes be transmitted?

saliva - kissing/oral sex

5

how to manage orolabial herpes?

self limiting 7-10 days
avoid contact

6

orally, what can HPV cause?

orolabial warts

7

what is the link between HPV and cancer?

link with oral cancer
strain 16/18 are oncogenic
risk increased with smoking/drinking

8

what bacteria is syphilis caused by?

spirochate
treponema pallidium

9

what is the infection like that syphilis causes?

invades skin and mucous membranes
pathology due to immune response

10

what is primary syphilis?

at site of infection
chancres
commonly seen in mouth
resolves 3-6 weeks

11

what is secondary syphilis?

multisystem
3-6 weeks after chancre
commonly a rash

12

what are the 3 ways HIV can be transmitted?

mother to baby
blood to blood
sexual contact