Sexually Transmitted Infections

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What is an STI?
-Infectious diseases caused by pathogens transmitted through some form of sexual contact.

STD VS STI??

-Term STI is more appropriate to use than STD because term "disease" is only used with conditions that cause visible symptoms.

Symptoms:

Who's effected?

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Chlamydia
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Image result for chlamydia


what is it?

A common sexually transmitted infection that may not cause symptoms.
Planned Parenthood STD Chlamydia
Planned Parenthood STD Chlamydia



HIV/AIDS

HIV:
HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus. It attacks the bodies immune system which impairs your ability to fight off infections. If left untreated it can lead to AIDS.

AIDS:
AIDS stands for Auto Immunodeficiency Syndrome. AIDS occurs when your immune system is so badly damaged from HIV, you can no longer fight off infections.



Symptoms:

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How HIV is Spread:
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Treatment:


Antiretroviral therapy (ART) is a form of treatment that involves taking several forms of HIV medicine (HIV Regimen) everyday.

ART is recommended for all people that have HIV, no matter how long they have had it.


Prevention:




Instructions STI's


Each student in the group is responsible for three of the topics below. * As a group you are responsible for creating your own Wiki covering the topics assigned. You may attach files, articles, videos, pictures and/or word documents. Be prepared to give your reports orally to the class using your Wik page. Included in your report should be a description of the infectious disease, who it affects, treatment and prognosis.
examples: Clamydia, HPV, Aids, Syphillis, Herpes,

How to use the wiki page
  1. To enter content on this page, click the EDIT tab located on the top, right side of the page.
  2. Enter the information and click Save to save changes.
You can upload or create links to external website or to a page in the wiki.
  1. To upload a file or an image, click the Fileicon on the tool bar, upload the file.
  2. Click the Link icon to enter a link to a url or link to a page in the wiki.