KP231 Lecture 33: HEALTH AND SAFETY
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Department
Kinesiology & Physical Education
Course
KP231
Professor
Renee Mac Phee
Semester
Winter

Description
March 28, 2017 Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) aka Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Sexually Transmitted Diseases Infectious diseases that are spread primarily through intimate sexual contact Once called venereal disease o Are among most common infectious diseases o 20+ STDs identified affect all backgrounds and SES levels o most prevalent: teenagers and young adults 2 out of 3 STDs occur in people 25 years of age or younger 1 out of 4 new STDs occur in teenagers incidence of STDs is rising o young people sexually active earlier o marrying later o divorce is more common o NET RESULT: multiple sex partners Most of time STDs cause no symptoms, particularly in women When diagnosed and treated early, many STDs can be treated effectively Health problems resulting from STDs tend to be more severe more frequent for women o Frequency of asymptomatic infections o Women do not seek care until serious problems have developed Spread of STDs Sexual intercourse Oralgenital contact Handgenital contact Anal intercourse Direct contact with infected area Infected needlessyringes Mother to baby (pregnancy or birth) or during breastfeeding Do you have Different or heavier discharge from vagina Discharge from penis Burning feeling when urinating Sores (genitalsanus) Itching feeling around sex organsanus Rash Swollen glands in groin
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