Flashcards in STI's and Dentistry Deck (12)
what STI's can transmit through oral sex?
herpes simplex virus
human papilloma virus
what is the primary infection of HSV1/2?
if a patient suffers from recurrent HSV1 how does it present?
how can herpes be transmitted?
saliva - kissing/oral sex
how to manage orolabial herpes?
self limiting 7-10 days
orally, what can HPV cause?
what is the link between HPV and cancer?
link with oral cancer
strain 16/18 are oncogenic
risk increased with smoking/drinking
what bacteria is syphilis caused by?
what is the infection like that syphilis causes?
invades skin and mucous membranes
pathology due to immune response
what is primary syphilis?
at site of infection
commonly seen in mouth
resolves 3-6 weeks
what is secondary syphilis?
3-6 weeks after chancre
commonly a rash