STDs are most common in what age group?
The most common STD in this country is?
Condoms protect against all sexually transmitted infections
STDs can be transmitted by oral sex
What percentage of people has genital herpes but don’t know it?
There is no cure for genital herpes.
The most common way for girls/women to get HIV is from
c. IV drug use
d. Heterosexual contact
e. At birth
Syphilis is no longer a problem in the U.S.
Gonorrhea and Chlamydia can lead to
a. PID (pelvic inflammatory disease)
c. Ectopic pregnancy
d. All of the above
Once a person has had Gonorrhea or Chlamydia they cannot get it again
How many types of hepatitis exist
There is a vaccine to prevent which of the following STDs?
a. Hepatitis B
b. Hepatitis C
Which of the following infections can be cured by an antibiotic?
d. Hepatitis B
STDs are most common in what age group?a. 13-19b. 20-25c. 26-30d. >301 in 5 people in the U.S. has a STD and 2/3 of all STDs occur in people less than the age of 25. 1 in 4 new cases of STDs occur in teens and 1 in 4 people will have a STD at some point in their life.The most common STD in this country is?a. Gonorrheab. Chlamydiac. HPVd. HerpesThe most common STD is HPV. HPV is responsible for genital warts and cervical cancer. 80% of women will have HPV at some point in their lifetime. HSV (herpes) is also very common (1 in 5 people). South Carolina is #3 in the nation of gonorrhea infections and #4 in the nation for chlamydial infections.Condoms protect against all sexually transmitted infectionsa. Trueb. FalseCondoms reduce the risk of sexually transmitted infections but do not completely eliminate the risk. Viruses like HPV and herpes can still be transmitted despite using condoms. Other infections (gonorrhea, Chlamydia, HIV) can also be transmitted if the condom breaks or slips during use.STDs can be transmitted by oral sexa. Trueb. FalseInfections like gonorrhea and Chlamydia can cause oral infections as well as genital infections. In addition, HPV (warts) can be transmitted by oral-genital contact with warts being found sometimes in peoples throats, mouths, tongues. Perhaps the most common infection transmitted through oral sex is genital herpes. The herpes virus causes cold sores. This virus can be transmitted to the genital region during oral sex.What percentage of people that have genital herpes don’t know it?a. 10%b. 40%c. 70%d. 90%Genital herpes is very common with 1 in 5 people in the U.S. being effected. Unfortunately, most of the people do not know they have the virus. It can be asymptomatic or have very subtle symptoms. If you have areas on the genitals that are sore and have reoccurring breaks in the skin or burning contact your doctor.There is no cure for genital herpes.a. Trueb. FalseGenital herpes is caused by a virus. There is no cure for genital herpes. Once a person has herpes, they will always have it but your body suppresses the virus and often makes it inactive (lies dormant). Because the virus is still always there, you can get recurrent outbreaks of the virus that are often brought on by stress or illness. The virus can be transmitted during outbreaks of the virus. It can also be transmitted without lesions because it is possible to shed virus particles without actually having symptoms.The most common way for girls/women to get HIV is fromc. IV drug used. Heterosexual contacte. At birthMost cases of HIV or AIDS are spread through heterosexual contact. It is no longer a disease that affects primarily homosexual men or IV drug users.Syphilis is no longer a problem in the U.S.a. Trueb. FalseThere are areas in the U.S. where syphilis is a still a public health concern. South Carolina is one the areas where syphilis rates have been increasing.Gonorrhea and Chlamydia can lead toa. PID (pelvic inflammatory disease)b. Infertilityc. Ectopic pregnancyd. All of the aboveGonorrhea and Chlamydia can also local infections of the cervix or they can spread up into the uterus and pelvis and cause more serious types of infection. If a person develops pelvic infection IV antibiotics in the hospital are often needed. In addition, this can cause scarring of the fallopian tubes which can lead to chronic pain, infertility (problems getting pregnant) or ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy in a fallopian tube).Once a person has had Gonorrhea or Chlamydia they cannot get it againa. Trueb. FalseGonorrhea and Chlamydia are caused by bacteria. If you get these and are treated, you can still get infected again. You do not develop lifelong immunity from these types of infection.How many types of hepatitis exista. Oneb. Twoc. Threed. Foure. FiveThere are five types of hepatitis. The most common types seen in the U.S. are Hepatitis B and C. Hepatitis B and C are transmitted through bodily fluids. Hepatitis B is the most likely type to be transmitted by sex. There is a vaccine to protect against hepatitis B. These strains can become lifelong infections and increase your risk of liver disease, liver cancer, and death. Hepatitis A is another form but this type is usually transmitted by contaminated food or water. This is a short lived infection and causes stomach upset and flu like symptoms. Rare forms of hepatitis (D and E) are also seen in other countries. Typically hepatitis B needs to be seen for these other strains to be present.There is a vaccine to prevent which of the following STDs?a. Hepatitis Bb. Hepatitis Cc. HIVd. HerpesThere is a vaccine series available for hepatitis B. This is a series made up of 3 shots and is typically given as part of the routing childhood vaccinations for all people born after 1991. If not received in infancy, adults can and older children can also receive the vaccine series. There is also a vaccine available for Hepatitis A, this virus is usually transmitted by contaminated food or water. There is also a vaccine for HPV (the virus that causes genital warts and cervical cancer). There is no vaccine for Hepatitis C, HIV, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Syphilis, or Herpes.Which of the following infections can be cured by an antibiotic?a. HPVb. Herpesc. Chlamydiad. Hepatitis BChlamydia is caused by a bacterium and can be cured by an antibiotic. The others are viruses and cannot be cured by medications.