Gynecology

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Syphilis Syphilis is an STD caused by a bacterium. Anyone having unprotected sex with an infected person can get syphilis. Syphilis is passed from person to person through direct contact with the syphilis sore, lesion, or moist rash. It can be passed through sexual contact, which includes vaginal, anal and oral sex. Kissing can pass the disease if one of the people has a sore on the lips or in the mouth. Pregnant woman can pass the disease to their babies before birth. The first stage of Syph

TABLE OF CONTENTS I . Sexually transmitted diseaeses defined II. Genital Herpes III. Vaginal Candidiasis IV. Chlamydia V. Prevention VI. Bibliography SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES DEFINED A sexually transmitted disease is not the same as genital disease. Most genital diseases are not caused by sexually transmitted organisms. But most sexually transmitted infections do involve the genitals. Infection of the rectum, throat, and the eye are also

‘The Vagina’ The vagina is a thin walled-tube, 8 to 10 cm long. It lies between the bladder & the rectum & extends from the cervix to the body exterior. The urethra is embedded in its anterior wall. Often called the birth canal, the vagina provides a passageway for delivery of an infant & for menstrual flow. Since it receives the penis (& semen) during sexual intercourse, it is the female organ of copulation. The highly distensible wall of the vagina wall consists of

AIDS and HIV are becoming more and more of a problem in the world. In Canada there have been "14,500 AIDS cases reported and "50,000 Canadians" have come in contact with the virus. "5000" people become infected each year.(The Canadian AIDS Society 1997 [poster]) AIDS and HIV can affect people of all ages, whether they are "old, young, male, or female" (Basic facts about AIDS/HIV). People of all ages should have a general knowledge of AIDS and HIV. They should be fully aware

The Vagina The vagina is a thin walled-tube, 8 to 10 cm long. It lies between thebladder & the rectum & extends from the cervix to the body exterior. Theurethra is embedded in its anterior wall. Often called the birth canal, thevagina provides a passageway for delivery of an infant & for menstrualflow. Since it receives the penis (& semen) during sexual intercourse, it isthe female organ of copulation.The highly distensible wall of the vagina wall consists of three coats:An outer fi

Nadine 04/02/01 ENG. 1B Mrs. Garcia TH 6-9pm Society Genders What gender are you? A female or a male, what ever the classification may be, how do you then distinguish your gender role in society, and what factors help you come to a conclusion of your representation. In this case a "Girl": since I will be discussing a "Girls" orthodox. In reading, Becoming Members of Society: Learning the Social Meanings of Gender by Holly Devor, Devor points out different attributes of a "Gir

Gonorrhea is an infectious sexually transmitted disease. This disease involves the mucous membranes of the urogenital tract. Gonorrhea is much more obvious in males because they develop an acute discharge of pus from the urethra. Scarce when it starts, it becomes thicker and heavier and causes frequent urination. When urination takes place, there will be a burning sensation. If the prostate becomes infected, the passage of urine is partly obstructed. In females the infection occurs in

In all aspects of every society, gender identity must be established. It is at birth when an infant (person) is given either a male or female identity. Once the parents have been told, it is then that society will set the example and attitudes for that given gender. "Gender includes a broad spectrum of attitudes, behaviors, and social expectations that we acquire during our lifetimes, through interactions with one another and experiences in various environments (Renzetti, p. 41)." We will ulti

Gonnorrhea Gonorrhea is an infectious sexually transmitted disease. This disease involves the mucous membranes of the urogenital tract. Gonorrhea is much more obvious in males because they develop an acute discharge of pus from the urethra. Scarce when it starts, it becomes thicker and heavier and causes frequent urination. When urination takes place, there will be a burning sensation. If the prostate becomes infected, the passage of urine is partly obstructed. In females the inf

Let’s talk about puberty. What is the first thing that comes into our minds when we say puberty? Well, sex is the most common thought that pops out from the head of many people. But there is much more than sex to puberty. Puberty is a very unique and important evolving stage of all males and females. During puberty, guys and girls go through many changes that we might find funny, scary and weird. During puberty, the level of testosterone and estrogen in both boys and girls increa