Chapter 6.2 Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Online Learning). Learning Objectives. By the end of the lesson, you should be able to : state the harmful consequences of sexually transmitted disease like: syphilis g onorrhea AIDS
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Unprotected sexual intercourse- most likely they do not use contraceptions.
Multiple sex partners
Sharing of infected needles – mostly affect drug addicts.
Pregnancy / Childbirth
Keep to one sexual partner and avoid pre-marital sex.
Avoid direct contact between the penis and vagina with the use of a suitable contraceptive e.g. a condom
Avoid abusing drugs by sharing contaminated needles
Ensure that ear piercing equipment has been sterilised before being used on you.
Don’t share toothbrushes and shavers etc.