Flashcards in Wellness Deck (42):
What are the different types of sexual activities that can transfer infections?
-skin-to-skin contact for some
In what ways can infections be transferred through exchange of bodily fluids?
What are some bacterial types of STI's?
What are some viral types of STI's?
-HPV (genital warts)
What are some parasitic types of STI's?
-pubic lice ("crabs")
What is HIV?
A virus that causes AIDS and weakens the immune system leaving it vulnerable to other infections.
What are signs and symptoms of HIV?
-can have it without symptoms for years
What is Hepatitis B?
A viral infection that damages the liver and can be transmitted through the exchange of bodily fluids.
Signs and symptoms of Hepatitis B?
-pain in abdomen
-skin or whites of your eyes look yellowish
-urine a strange colour
-sometimes no symptoms at all
Which two STIs have vaccinations?
HPV and Hepatitis B
the last 7 months of prenatal development
fluid ejaculated from the penis
when the sperm cell joins the egg cell
when the penis becomes enlarged with blood and hardens
Define prostate gland
adds a chemical fluid to the semen
glands that produce the egg cells and hormones
Define egg cells
cells produced in the ovaries
entrance to the uterus
Define seminal vesicle
adds a sugary fluid to semen
organ that produces sperm
Define vas deferens
tube that carries sperm from testes
when the semen leaves the penis
begins at about ages 12 or 13
sac that regulates the temperature of the testes
female organ of intercourse; birth canal
Define fallopian tubes
where a nature ovum is released for fertilization
first two months of development in the uterus
a hormone produced in the ovaries
nourishes and protects the fertilized ovum from conception until birth
folds of skin outside the vagina
stores sperm cells
brings urine and semen out of the body brought the penis
female erectile tissue between labia
Define sperm cells
cells produced in the testes
organ that nourishes the fetus
the thickened lining of the uterus
What is endometriosis?
When the endometrium migrates and grows in the ovaries, fallopian tubes, the uterus or the lining of the pelvic cavity
What is Pelvic Inflammatory Disease?
an infection of the fallopian tubes, ovaires, and the surrounding areas od the pelvis
What are STDs?
sexually transmitted disease/infections
What are some pregnancy signs?
-nausea/vomiting (morning sickness)
-unusual mood swings