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cannot survive long outside the body but inside the body it produces rapidly
when chlamydia is left untreated what happens?
salpingitis and PID, tissue inflammation
males symptoms of chlamydia
dysuria, genital discharge
symptoms of females for chlamydia?
grayish white discharge, itching, dysuria
Antibiotics of chlamydia?
causes of gonorrhea?
Gonorrhea can reproduce and grows well where?
in warm areas, oral, reproductive, tract and rectum
when do symptoms occur when in gonorrhea?
symptoms in men for gonorrhea?
dysuria, purulent discharge from penis
symptoms in female for gonorrhea?
dysuria, yellow or bloody discharge
can gonorrhea spread to infant eyes?
yes and treated opthlamia neonatrum
treatments of gonorrhea?
single dose of cipro, followed by 7 day course of doxycycline
1st stage of syphilis?
painless papule, 10-90 days
heals within a few weeks even without treatment
stage 1 syphilis
penny size brown sores 3-6 wks after chancre?
rash noted to hands, feet, heals in several months
symptoms of secondary syphilis
low grade fever, headache, fatigue, sore throat, lymph node largement cconfused with hpv
how long can secondary symptoms go for in symphilis
called great immitator
3rd stage of syphilis
possible infectious lesions, asymptomatic, reactive serologic test
possible lesions in CNS and CV system, non infectious
treatment of syphilis?
PCN, periodic blood test
affects 60 million people a year with appx 500,000 new cases a year
cold sores, fever blisters
herpes simplex 2?
appears 2-10 days and last 2-3 weeks?
S/S of herpes
S/S of herpes
itching, burning, pain in genitals, legs and butt, vaginal discharge, abd pressure
other symptoms of herpes?
fever, muscle aches, HA, dysuria, swollen glands of groin
with in the first episode the virus travels through the sensory nerves where it remains inactive in the nerve cell until the virus travels back to the skin causing a reoccurence
what are the reoccurent symptoms like?
reoccurence varies 1-2 yrs and symptoms are milder than 1st episode and last 1 week
treatment of herpes?
blood test and cultures and there is no cure.
what medications are used?
part of the herpes family, sent through semen, saliva, urine, blood, cervial muscus
S/S of cytomegalovirus?
fever, fatigue and weakness
monoucleosis is mistaken as herpes
HPV virus or condylomata acuminata
whos at most risk for genital worts?
teenage girls or young women.
incubation period of HPV?
1-2 mo or as long as 6 mo
warts growing in clusters forming a cauliflower shaped appearance, no cure
treatment for genital warts
cryosurgery, laser surgery, cauterization
medication for genital warts
podden it must be washed off 4-6 hrs or may cause chemical burn
what do we not use on diabetics bc of poor circulation?
causes of trichomoniasis?
transmission of trichomoniasis?
incubation peropid for trchomoniasis?
S/S of trichomoniasis
vulval and vaginal pruritis, vaginal discharge, frothy, copious yellow green mucus
S/S of trichomoniasis?
severe itching, redness, swelling, pain on intercourse, urinary frequency, grayish, malodorus discharge
S/S of males trichomoniasis
watery whitish discharge, dysuria, urethritis, can be dormant
treatment of trichomoniasis?
both partners should be treated, pregnant women should be treated first trimester to avoid birth defects
med to treat trichomoniasis
can be through sexual contact, body fluids and drug paraphernalia
S/S of Hep B
anorexia, ABD discomfort,n/v, fatigue, jaundice can progress to chronic liver disease, hepatic cancer and death
is there a vaccine for hep b?
nursing management of Hep B?
hand hygiene, barrier method, avoid sharing needles, past and present sexual contact