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1

Who is in the 'at risk' group for contracting a STI and specifically which STIs?

Men who have sex with men (Most STIs)

Young people (Chlamydia + Gonorrhea)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Most STIs, particularly syphilis)

Culturally and liguistically diverse (Hep B)

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How is chlamydia transmissable?

Vaginal, anal and oral sex

3

What is the most common STI in Australia?

Chlamydia

4

What type of microorganism is chlamydia?

Bacteria

5

How do you test for chlamydia?

Swabs/ Urine sample

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Is chlamidia curable?

Yes, antibiotics

 

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Is there a vaccine for chlamydia?

No

8

What are the symptoms of chlamydia?

Unusual discharge

Painful urination

typically no symptoms

9

How is gonorrhea spead and does it have symptoms?

Spread: Oral, vaginal + anal sex

In many cases, gonorrhea infection causes no symptoms. 

Painful urination, unusual discharge

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Gonorrhoea

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What are the 4 stages of syphilis?

• Primary - a painless sore or ulcer (chancre) develops

• Secondary - rashes, swollen glands, headaches and pain

• Latent - it stops causing symptoms but is still infectious

• Tertiary - can reappear in the heart, brain or spinal cord

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Syphilis

Syphilis

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Mycoplasma Genitalium

Type:

Testing: 

Curable:

Vaccine:

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What symptoms does mycoplasma genitalium cause?

Similar symptoms to chlamydia but may cause infertility if not treated

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Human Papilloma Virus

Type:

Testing: 

Curable:

Vaccine:

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How is HPV transmitted?

Through skin to skin contact.

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What is the most common symptom of HPV?

Genital warts

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Herpes

Type:

Testing: 

Curable:

Vaccine:

19

What is the symptom for HSV-1 (herpes)?

Oral cold sores 

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What is the main symptom for HSV-2?

Genital Herpes

21

How is Herpes transmitted?

Skin to skin and oral sex

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Molluscum Contagiousum

Type:

Testing: 

Curable:

Vaccine:

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How is molluscum contagiousum transmitted?

Skin to skin

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Are there long termeffects of molluscum contagiousum

No

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Pubic lice:

Type:

Testing: 

Curable:

Vaccine:

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What differentiates scabies and pubic lice?

Scabies burrow under skin and pubic lice attach to hair.

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Scabies:

Type:

Testing: 

Curable:

Vaccine:

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How is trichomoniasis transmitted?

Unprotected vaginal sex (Seminal and vaginal fluids).

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Trichomoniasis

Type:

Testing: 

Curable:

Vaccine:

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Thrush / Candidiasis

Type:

Testing: 

Curable:

Vaccine: