Sexually Transmitted Diseases . STD Transmission. Any sexual activity that brings an uninfected person in contact with infected fluids Contaminated Genitals Direct Contact with open sores Mother and baby before or during birth and breastfeeding . Types of STD’s. Viral
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Will never be cured, only symptoms can be treated
Easily cured if discovered early in the disease
Can be easily cured
with creams and
Intro to Gonorrhea
Sometimes it is called "the clap" or "the drip."
Gonorrhea is an infection caused by a kind of bacteria that is passed during sexual contact. It can infect the penis, vagina, cervix, anus, urethra, or throat.
Can be Cured by taking antibiotics
It affects about 600,000 women and
men in the United States every year.
Often NO SYMPTOMS
An ectopic pregnancy is an abnormal pregnancy that occurs outside the womb (uterus)
If passed to a newborn it can cause
Blindness, Joint Infections, or
life threatening Blood Infections
If left UNTREATED :
Gonorrhea in the News Today
Male and Females have the same symptoms
The ulcer or Chancre will not
appear for 3 – 90 days after infection
A bacterium that causes ulcers and can spread through the blood
(4-10 weeks after infection)
(2 or more years after infection)
Infants of infected mothers
can experience mental disabilities,
deafness, and death
Virus often has NO signs or symptoms
There is NO CURE
There are about 6 million new cases of genital HPV*
in the United States each year. It’s estimated that
74% of them occur in 15- to 24-year-olds.
There are two different Strands HSV-1 and HSV-2
Both types can be passed to newborn infants from mother if she has sores at the time of birth
Affects are the same for both males and females
The highest number of
cases are seen
in women between ages 16 and 35
Easily cured with Medication