Human Development and Sexual Health Study Guide (Practice Quiz) (Test on June 21, 2017)

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Short answer questions

Question Answer
What does abstinence mean?The term abstinence means delaying and not have sexual activity.\
Statistics shows that young people who delay first intercourse are more likely to _______________________.use protection when they choose to be sexually active.
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.
Where to go if you suspect STI1) Family Dr.
2) Walk in clinic
3) Middlesex Health Unit

Lists (If you can list 3 then you are good to go! You DO NOT need to know every-single thing from the list!)

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.
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)

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Question Answer
BacterialChlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis
Fatal Viral (ones that can kill you)HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B, Hep C
Viral (ones that will not kill you)genital warts, herpes
Parasitic (Nuisance)Crabs (pubic lice), scabies, vaginitis (yeast, trichinosis)


Question Answer
When do symptoms appear?-Symptoms appear 2~6 weeks after infection
How many % of women and men have NO symptons?- 70% of women and 50% of men have NO symptons
female symptom
(you only need to name one of them)
-new or add vaginal discharge
-burning feeling when urinating
-pain in abdomen, fever, chills
-pain during sex
Male symptoms
(you only need to name one of them)
Water/milky drip from penis
-itching inside penis
-burning feeling when urinating
-pain or swelling of testicles
Testingpelvic exam (women) and penile swab (men)
complications-can permanently damage reproductive organs

Gonorrhea -- 'the clap'

Question Answer
Symptoms: (you only need to know one)-white or yellow discharge from genitals or anus 3-5 days after having sex.
-painful urination or defecation
- symptons may not appear, or can appear up to 30 days after exposure
women frequently get severe pelvic pain after their period.


Question Answer
Symptoms: (you only need to know one)1st stage: canker sore at infection site (lips, genitals, anus)
2nd stage: rash
3rd stage: years later - if untreated causes heart disease, blindness, brain damage, and death
Testingblood tests


Question Answer
transmissionsexual intercourse
-pregnancy, delivery and breastfeeding
-transfusion of blood, platelets, or plasma (not a significant risk since November 1985)
Testingblood test
Treatmentno vaccine
-can slow down progression using drug cocktails
-HIV+ moms who are treated during pregnancy reduce the risk of passing the virus on to 6%

Hepatitis B

Question Answer
Symptoms: (you only need to know one)appear 2-6 months after contact
-poor appetite, nausea, vomiting
-tea-coloured urine
Transmission-sexual intercourse
TestingBlood tests
Complication-serious liver disease

Hepatitis C

Question Answer
Symptoms: (you only need to know one)appear 6-8 weeks after contact
TransmissionSexual intercourse
Testingblood test
complicationsliver cancer

Genital Warts: Human Papiloma Virus

Question Answer
Symptoms: (you only need to know one)fleshy, grouped warts on or around penis, anus, or vagina
-extremely contagious - most commonly diagnosed viral disease
Transmission-Skin to skin contact
Complications-links between genital warts and cervical cancer in women
-people with anal wars have a greater risk of anal cancer

Herpes Simplex :

Question Answer
Symptoms: (you only need to know one)-tingling and itching in genital areas
-symptoms may not appear for years
-clusters of tiny blisters burst and are painful for weeks
Transmission-direct contact with open sores
TreatmentNo cure

Crabs: (pubic lice)

Question Answer
symptoms: (you only need to know one)itchy genital area
Transmissioncontaminated sheets, linens, towels or clothing
Treatmentlotions, creams, and shampoos

Scabies: mite

Question Answer
Symptoms: (you only need to know one)mainly itching at night
-rash in skin folds, between fingers, on wrists
Treatmentmedicated creams and lotion, antibiotics for infections
Complicationscarring from repeated scratching, deeper-tissue infection

Vaginitis: Trichomonas

Question Answer
What is it caused by?Caused by a fungus parasite
Symptoms: (you only need to know one)abnormal, smelly discharge
TransmittedDuring sexual contact or through contaminated towels

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