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description of GONORRHEA
infection of lining of cervix in females, urethra in males.Untreated, it can cause damage to joints, heart tissue, other organs; PID in females
description of CHLAMYDIA
infection of the vagina in females, urethra in males. Left untreated in female can result in PID
description of SYPHILIS
infection that attacks many vital organs, if left untreated. 4 stages.
description of HERPES 2
blister-like sores in genital area. Periodic eruptions of painful blisters and ulcers anywhere on the body
description of NGU
infection of cervix in females, urethra in males. same as chlamydia and gonorrhea=NGU
description of GENITAL WARTS "HPV"(Human Papilloma-virus)
pink or redish warts that have cauliflower-like tops
description of INFESTATION OF PUBIC LICE
lice attatch themselves to skin and hair in the pubic area and cause intense itching
description of SCABIES
infestation of skin by mites that cause red, swollen, itchy bumps on the skin
description of HEPATITIS B
liver disease
description of PID( Pelvic Inflammatory Disease)
same as gonorrhea or chlamydia
description of HIV/AIDS
a specific group of diseases or conditions that occur as the result of HIV infection
cause of GONORRHEA

and incubation
a bacterium
incubation:3-7 days
cause of CHLAMYDIA

and incubation
a bacterium
incubation:1-30 days
cause of SYPHILIS

and incubation
a bacterium (spirochete)
incubation:10-14 days
cuase of HERPES 2

and incubation
a virus
incubation:2-20 days
cause of NGU
several bacterium-like organisms (nonspecific)
cause of GENITAL WARTs "HPV"

and incubation
a virus
incubation:1-3 months
cause of INFESTATION OF PUBIC LICE

and incubation
lice insects that are parasites reasonable crabs
incubation:25-30 days
cause of SCABIES

and incubation
tiny insects called mites taht burrow into skin
incubation:4-6 weeks
cause of HEPATITIS B

and incubation
a virus
incubation:6-12 weeks
cause of PID
a bacterium
incubation: if not treated, same as gonorrhea or chlamydia
cause of HIV/AIDS
human immunodeficiency virus(HIV)
incubation:6 months-12 years
symptoms of GONORRHEA
male-whitish discharge from urethra, burning urination
female-usually no symptoms;discharge burning urination, abnormal menstruation, abdominal pain
symptoms of CHLAMYDIA
male-discharge, painful and burning urination
female- not always obvious;discharge, pelvic region pain
symptoms of SYPHILIS
chanvers, nonitching rash, sores, fever, sore throat. swollen, nonpainful ulcers on external genitals
symptoms of HERPES 2
painful, itching sores, fever, burning urination
symptoms of NGU
male-discharge, burning urination
female-discharge, abdominal pain
symptoms of GENITAL WARTS "HPV"
male-warts appear on genital 1-3 months after infection
females-abnormal pap smears. itching and pain
symptoms of INFESTATION OF PUBIC LICE
intense itching, small nita(eggs) on pubic hair, small spots of blood on underwear
symptoms of SCABIES
itching in genital area 4-6 weeks after infection
symptoms of HEPATITIS B
male-often non, some experience yellowing of the skin(jaundice), tiredness, dark urine and gray stool
female- same as male
symptoms of PID
males-only women
female-see chlamydia and gonorrhea
symptoms of HIV/AIDS
may not appear for 6 months to 12 years; fever, rash, swollen lymph glands
treatment of GONORRHEA
antibiotics
treatment of CHLAMYDIA
antibiotics
treatment of SYPHILIS
antibiotics
treatment of HERPES 2
no cure;medication can treat symptoms
treatment of NGU
antibiotics
treatment of GENITAL WARTS
application of a prescription skin medication
treatment of INFESTATION OF PUBIC LICE
special medicated shampoo
treatment of SCABIES
hot baths and medicated creams
treatment of HEPATITIS B
no cure
treatment of PID
antibiotics
treatment of HIV/AIDS
no cure; AZT is used to slow multiplication of HIV
damage of GONORRHEA
male-scarring of urethra, and urinary tract problems
female-sterility, surgery in severe cases
damage of CHLAMYDIA
male-sterility
female-sterility. advanced removal of uterus tubes, ovaries
damage of SYPHILIS
male-brain disorders, heart disease, death
female-same as men, birth defects
damage of HERPES 2
male-continuous outbreaks. even hospitalization
female-same as men, infant death
damage of NGU
none
damage of GENITAL WARTS
male-cancer of penis
female-initially premalignant changes, difficult to eradicate, cancer
damage of INFESTATION OF PUBIC LICE
none
damage of SCABIES
none
damage of HEPATITIS B
male-severe liver damage, eventually leads to cancer of the liver and cirrhosis
female-same as male
damage of PID
female-ectopic pregnancy. life threatening, sterility
damage of HIV/AIDS
male-immune system breakdown, death
female- same as men