Human Development and Sexual Health Note (Test on June 21, 2017)

lindawang311's version from 2017-06-20 13:46


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-STI (sexually Transmitted Infection)
-here is the link to the study guide/practice quiz:


Question Answer
What does abstinence mean?The term abstinence means delaying and not have sexual activity. It is very important to have a shared understanding with a partner about delaying sexual activity until you are older.
What must a boy wear or what you (girls) should demand a boy wear if you decides to have sex at an young age?a condom

Lists of reasons (you do not have to answer ALL of them, 3 is fine)

It is important to have a good understanding of YOURSELF before getting involved with someone else. It's not just a decision to have sex or waiting until you are older. It's also about physical readiness. Things to consider: (9)1/ Unplanned pregnancy
2/ Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI)
3/ Your sexual orientation and gender identity
4/ Understanding of your own body
5/ Emotional implications of sexual intimacy and being in a relationship
6/ Religious beliefs
7/ Moral and ethical considerations
8/ social labelling
9/ possible contraceptive side effects
Some poor reasons for having sexual intercourse: (10)1/ Curiosity
2/ To show that you really love the other person
3/ Too embarrassed to say "STOP"
4/ To feel loved
5/ to be more popular
6/ To rebel
7/ I was Drunk/Stoned ("But I was Drunk/stoned! I didn't know what was happening!")
8/ To improve relationship
9/ To go along with what others seem to be doing (To fit in)
10/ Don't know it's bad, Not educated ("I didn't know that was bad, no one told me!")
Reasons why many teens don't have Intercourse (7)1/ Practice abstinence for religious reasons and personal moral beliefs.
2/ Abstinence can be a sign of emotional maturing and integrity.
3/ Reduce the risk of sexual transmitted infections
4/ The only method of birth control that is 100%
5/ Shows that they can withstand peer pressure
6/ Avoid upsetting parents.
7/ Allows relationship to build and grew closer in non-sexual ways.
If a person is thinking about having sex, what can they do to protect themselves? (3)1/ Go to health clinic, see a nurse or a doctor who can provide information about protection.
2/ Talk to your partner about using a condom AND other birth control.
3/ Use a condom every time. It protects against HIV, STIs and pregnancy.
How to get STIs: (3)1/ Sexual contact (exchange badly fluids)
2/ sharing Items (needles)
3/ Mother to Baby
**Also sometimes from a tattoo shop (dirty needle)
How to avoid getting an STI: (3)1/ Abstain from sex
2/ Use protection during sex condom
3/ Avoid being with several partners (1 would be preferable)

Remember the following... (ABC)

Aabstain (don't have sex)
Bbe faithful (Few partners = lower risk)
Ccondom (use protection)

STIs overview

Question Answer
Chlamydia-Symptoms appear 2~6 weeks after infection
- 70% of women and 50% of men have NO symptons
female symptom-new or add vaginal discharge
-burning feeling when urinating
-pain in abdomen, fever, chills
-pain during sex
Male symptomsWater/milky drip from penis
-itching inside penis
-burning feeling when urinating
-pain or swelling of testicles
Testingpelvic exam (women) and penile swab (men)
Treatmentantibiotics and follow up test
complications-can permanently damage reproductive organs
-mother to baby transfer: causes infection of eyes and lungs
Womenchronic lower abdominal pain
-spread infection to fallopian tubes = sterility
-tubal pregnacey- can rupture and cause internal bleeding
MenSterlity, testicular pain, swelling