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By some estimates, what % of people will develop an STI of some kind in their lifetime?
In medical terms, STI refers to the presence of what?
b. An infection agent that can be passed to sexual partner
c. Any infection agent
An infection that be passed on to sexual partner
Young people of college age account for what % of new cases of STI
Even though the human sking is a tough barrier against infection viruses and bacteria can enter when the skin is what?
d. all of the above
all of the above
STI pathogens generally like to hide and grow in all of the following except?
a. dark places
b. warm places
c. moist parts of the body
d. cool, dry locations
cool dry locations
Antibiotics can treat all of the following except?
women are what?
a. more likely to see the symptoms of STI than men
b. less likely to contact an STI then men
c. automatically tested for STi when they visit the Dr
d. more likely to have symptoms that are "silent"
more like to have silent symptoms
Which of the following is most risky for contracting an STI
a. umprotected viginal sex
b. giving blow jobs
c. unprotected anal sex
d. unprotected oral sex on a vagina
oral sex on vagina
in the abc's of sager sex, the "A" stands for what?
If you have an STI you should?
a. take oral meds untill the symptoms disappear
b. never tell your partner
c. take oral meds as prescribed
take oral meds as prescribed
male condoms can reduce the risk of STI by what percent?
a. less than 10%
d. 50% or more
50% or more
for safer storage, where should condoms be placed
a. glove compartment
b. your wallet
c. a dry, cool place
d. near a heat source
dry, cool places
What is the biggest risk factor for HPV infections in men?
a. a large number of lifetime sex partners
b. having sex with an HIV partner
c. being circumcised
d. having sex with other men
have a large number of lifetime sex partners
A women's risk of contracting HPV increase if she what?
a. waits to become sexually active
b. has multiply sex partners
c. uses female condoms
d. has pap smear prior to age 18
has multiple sexual partners
herpes simplex 1 is primarily transmitted by doing what?
a. genital contact
b. kissing an infected person
c. contaminated hands
d. using some's toothbrush
kissing an infected person
young people aged 15-24 account for what % of new cases of genital herpes accurring in the US
The most widespread sexually transmitted bacterium in the US is what?
a. herpes simplex
Based on the statistics, who is most likely to have clamydia
a. an older man
b. an older women
c. a man in his 20's
d a teenage girl
a man in his 20's
Clamydia can cause a secondary infection in the man's testicles called?
a. herpes simplex
infection of woman's fallopian tubes or uterus is called what?
d. toxic shock syndrome
PID-pelvic inflamatory disease
50% of all PID is the result of what disease?
b. herpes virus
d. pubic lice
which of the following is not a symptom of PID?
a. drop in body temperature
b. painful intercourse
c. vaginal discharge that has a foul odor
d. pain the upper-right abdomen
a drop in body temperature
A thick, yellow-white pus from the male penis is indicative of which STI?
which of the following is the leading cause of sterility in women?
b. toxic shock syndrome
All of the following is true about gonorrhea except?
a. a symptom for men is a burning sensation durig urination
b. gonorrhea can spread through the urinary-genital track of men and women
c. incidence of gonorrhea is actually on the decline
d. gonorrhea is the leading cause of sterility in women
gonorrhea can spread through the urinary-genital tract
NGU is what?
a. an inflammation of the urethra
b. more common in women than men
c. rarely transmitted by sexual contact
d. no longer an issue once the symptoms disappear
an inflammatory disease
Which stage of syphillis is identified by a chancre f the male organ?
d. there is no chancre
In which stage of syphillis do skin and rashes appear all over the body?
the secondary stage
all of the following are stages of syphillis infection except?
a. primary syphillis
b. secondary syphillis
c. latent syphillis
d. recovery from syphillis
recovery from syphillis
how many identifiable stages of infection does syphillis have?
a. are caused by a virus
b. may spread to the lymph glands and cause tissue death
c. have not been seen in the US
d. can be treated with anti-fungal creams
may spread to the lymph glands and cause tissue death
The eggs that lice lay are called?
Scabies differs from pubic lice in that they?
a. are bigger
b. burrow under the skin
c. eat pubic hair
d. are only found in bedding
burrow under the skin
a. may cause a yellow-green vaginal discharge
b. is caused by bacteria
c. usually produces strong symptoms in men
d. cannot be passed from female to female
may cause a yellow-green vaginal discharge
it is estimated that every______ minutes a new person is infected with the HIV virus in the US
the following are all true statements about HIV treatment except?
a. ARTs eradicate the virus
b. ARTs involve the use of combitions of drugs
c. ART is the gold standard for treating HIV
d. ART reduces the amount of HIV in the blood stream
ARTs eradicate the virus
almost one-half of all HIV patients in the US are what race?
which of the following is a true statement regarding the HIV virus?
a. you can't get HIV if you have another sexual infection
b. the HIV virus is quite ez to contract
c. HIV can live in blood, vaginal fluid and breast milk
d. you can tell by looking at a person whether he/she has HIV
HIV can live in blood, vaginal fluid and breast milk
Which of the following is not a true statement regarding the transmission of the HIV virus?
a. you can't get HIV is you already have a an active STI
b. no cases of HIV transmission has ever been reported by french kissing
c. HIV transmission from woman to woman is uncommon
HIV transmission from woman to woman is uncommon
All of the following are common symptoms of HIV infections except?
a. swollen lymph nodes
b. fever, chills and night sweats
d. blotchy skin sores
blotchy skin sores
all of the following statements are true except?
a. it can be anonymous
b. home testing in not advised
c. HIV test measure antibodies
d. a negative result may not be accurate
home testing is not advised
the only FDA-approved HIV test for personal use is called?
b. Oral HIV test
c. Home Access
d. western blot
the viral load of an HIV+patient refers to the?
a. amount of HIV in the lungs
b. amount of HIV in the bone marrow
c. amount of HIV in the bloodstream
d. level of viral pneumonia in the lungs
amount of HIV in the bloodstream