1. Define what is an STI?
Are illnesses that have a significant probability of transmission between humans by means of sexual behavior including vaginal intercourse ;Oral sex and anal sex
2. What causes STI’s?
Bacteria, including chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis.
Viruses, including HIV/AIDS, herpes simplex virus.
3. List/explain 5 ways you can get an STI?
One can get by kissing if some has a cut on his or her mouth,and infected with the stis its easy for that person to spread to the partner while they kissing
Having unprotected sex with infected person.having sex un protected that is mostly without using a condom when having sex.
Skin to skin contact with an infected area or sore
One can get from having oral and anal sex.many do not think this can affect .they affect mostly when one has a sore which is infected can easily get.
4 Explain what is sexual contact?
Anything sexual at all
Means vaginal intercourse between male and female,anal intercourse, and cunnilings between persons regardless of sex
5 identify the risk factors for STI.
Having unprotected sex
Being sexual active at an early age
Having more than one sex partner
Participating in prostitution
Using birth control pills without using condoms
Having a high –risk partner (one who has other sex partners)
6 How will someone know if they have an STI?
Its hard to know if one has it except through STD testing
7 How is STI’s considered an epidemic?
Its considered an epidemic because they are so widely spread in so many populations.
8 compile information for the following STI’
A very small parasitic bacterium that,like a virus,requires the biochemical mechanisms of another cell in order to reproduce Bacteria of this type cause various diseases including trachoma,psittacosis,and nonspecific urethritis
1. Painful urination
2. Lower abdominal pain
3. Vaginal discharge in women
4. Discharge from the penis in men
5. Testicular pain in men.
A venereal disease involving inflammatory discharge from the urethra or vagina
1. Burning sensation when urinating,or a white,yellow,or green discharge from the penis that usually appears 1 to 14 days after infection
Oral or injectable antibiotic
A chronic bacterial disease that is contracted chiefly by infection during sexual intercourse,but also congenitally by infection of a developing fetus
1. Small, painless open sore or ulcer(called a chancre) on the genitals,mouth,skin,or rectum that heals by itself in 3-6 weeks
2. Enlarged lymph modes in the area of the sore
If caught early it can be treated by antibiotics.
Pelvic inflammatory Disease.
Inflammation of the female