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38 Cards in this Set

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red, ulcerated area of the body

first sign of syphillis

occurs 2-3 weeks after infection
condylomata acuminatum
warts in genital region caused by HPV
wart like
destructive to cells
inflammation of the vulva & vagina

can be asymptomatic or involve redness, itching, burning, pain, swelling of the vagina and labia, and discharge

can be caused by a variety of STDs
inflammation of the urethra
mucopurulent cervicitis (MPC)
inflammation of the cervix

can produce a mucopurulent yellow exudate on the cervix or may be asymptomatic
inflammation of the conjunctiva of the eye


concerning period of 42 days after childbirth
inflammation of the lining of the uterus
inflammation of the fallopian tubes

often caused by infection spreading upwards from vagina, cervix or uterus
inflammation of the anus & rectum
ophthalmia neonatorum
conjunctivitis of the newborn

affects newborns of mothers who have gonorrhea
enlargement of liver & spleen
tumors occuring in the tertiary stage of syphilis

rubbery consistency that can break down & ulcerate

can lead to mental/physical disability or early death
any infection of lymph glands
study of substances present in blood serum
pertaining to vesicles (small blisters)
wartlike (w/raised portions)
sealed blood vessels using heat or a laser
concerning time after 28th week of pregnancy & ending 28 days after birth
pertaining to the study of health issues
Medication may be put in newborns' eyes to protect them against which of the following disorders?
a. Hepatosplenomegaly
b. Neonatal pneumonia
c. Ophthalmia neonatorum
d. Becoming a chronic carrier of HBV
c. Ophthalmia neonatorum
Which of the following pathogens causes syphilis?
a. Treponema pallidum
b. Chlamydia trachomatis
c. Human papillomavirus
d. HIV
a. Treponema pallidum
Which of the following has been linked to cancerous changes in cervical cells?
a. Syphilis
b. Gonorrhea
c. Chlamydia
d. Human papillomavirus
d. Human papillomavirus
Which is the most accurate term to use when teaching patients about STD prevention?
a. Safe sex strategies
b. Safer sex strategies
c. Risk elimination strategies
b. Safer sex strategies
Lisa comes into the clinic where you work and is diagnosed with an STD. she says, "How could I have an STD? I only have sex with my boyfriend. I don't sleep around!" Which of the following responses is best?
a. "You are right, that should have kept you safe. There just are no guarantees."
b. "If your boyfiend is not infected, then obviously you have had sex with someone else."
c. "Your boyfriend could be infected from his past sexual encounters. He should be tested."
d. "Even lifelong monogamy cannot prevent many STDs."
c. "Your boyfriend could be infected from his past sexual encounters. He should be tested."
What is the worst possible outcome of an STD?
a. Pain
b. Death
c. Scarring
d. Infertility
b. Death
The most common STD in the United States is _____.
Antibiotics ending in 1_____ and 2_____ are generally given to treat chlamydia in adults.
1) -cycline

2) -mycin
Venereal Disease Research Laboratory (VDRL) test, the rapid plasma reagin (RPR) test, and the automated reagin test (ART) are all used to diagnose _____.
Signs and symptoms of herpes infection include . . .
- "fever blisters"
- vesicles that rupture & leave ulcers
- urethritis
- cystitis
- vaginal discharge
- sacral radiculopathy
The most common sexually transmitted viral disease is _____ _____.
congylomata acuminatum (genital warts)
HPV can be passed on from a pregnant woman to her fetus, resulting in the growth of genital warts on the baby.


Which STD is diagnosed by applying dilute acetic acid (vinegar) to the skin of the genital area, vagina, cervix, and anus and then closely examining with a colposcope the areas that turn a lighter color?
Genital warts
Signs and symptoms of hepatitis B virus (HBV) include . . .
- loss of appetite
- rashes
- malaise
- muscle/joint pain
- headaches
- nausea/vomiting
- jaundice
- enlargement of spleen and liver
The scientific name for the STD parasite known as "crabs" is _____ _____.
Phthirus pubis