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Hepatitus B Std Case

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Ricky Newsome

Class: 1201

CPR

Research Assignment: 5 STDS

Herpes: is a virus that causes painful sores and blisters on the skin. The virus has two types, herp 1 and herp 2. H1 is more prevalent, Genital warts and sores, both are common in the u.s.a. It affects more than one third of the world's population.

HPV: stands for Human Papillomavirus. HPV is a type of virus that infects human and certain animal's skin primarily mucous membranes. It is not spread through the air only through touch. There are over 100 different types of HPV and many or most of them are sexually transmitted. It is estimated that about 50% of sexually active women will have had HPV at least once in their lives. It is estimated that with men included that about 75% of the sexually active population in America will have had HPV at least once in their lives.

Syphilis: is a sexually transmitted disease caused by bacteria. The symptoms are very similar to other diseases like genital warts, pubic lice and other sexually transmitted diseases. Syphilis is a kind of common disease. In 2006 over 36,000 cases of syphilis were reports. The cases were reported in over 20 countries and 2 cities. Syphilis is most common people aged 20-39 years old.

Gonorrhea: is a curable, bacterial, sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacterium

called Neisseria gonorrhea (a member of the family Neisseriaceae). Bacteria are introduced

during sexual contact. These bacteria can infect the genital tract, the mouth, and the rectum. It

attacks the urethra in males, the cervix in females, and the throat. The majority of the organisms

belonging to this family are non-pathogenic or commensals, however, gonorrhea is always

pathogenic.

Hepatitis B: defined in one word -'inflammation of the liver.

Cause of infection:

It is a spread by exchange of body fluids (blood, semen, vaginal discharge and anal mucus) during unprotected vaginal, anal or oral sex, and sharing needles

Hepatitis B is a very infectious virus, and it can spread from person to person very rapidly.

Loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, body aches, mild fever, dark urine, Jaundice.

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