Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)

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Section 1

Question Answer
Incubation PeriodTime between initial infection and first symptoms appear
Asymptomatic Does not show symptoms
To cure meansto kill the pathogen, end disease
To Treat means To relieve symptoms associated with disease
Pelvic Inflammatory disease (PID) incubation period unknown-symptoms may be vague and unrecognized or asymptomatic
PID symptoms- lower abdominal pain, fever, unusual vaginal discharge that may have a foul odor, painful intercourse, Menstrual cycle is offset
PID diagnosisNo specific test, based on clinical findings
PID cureAngtibiotics
PID complicationspermanent damage to reproductive organs, build up of scar tissue, increased risk of ectopic pregnancy, infertility
Chlamydia (bacteria) incubation period1-3 weeks
chlamydia symptomsabnormal discharge, burning urination, swelling of testes, (asymptomatic)
Chlamydia diagnosislab test of discharge
Chlamydia cureantibiotics
chlamydia complicationsPID, infertility, epididymitis
Gonorrhea (bacteria) incubation period2-30 days
gonorrhea symptomsabnormal discharge, burning urination, swelling of testes, (asymptomatic)
gonorrhea diagnosislab test of discharge
gonorrhea cureantibiotics
gonorrhea complicationsPID, infertility, epididymitis

Section 2