Not keeping clean after sex can also cause bacteria to get into your system and cause an infection. Also, using a spermicide or a diaphragm during sex can also cause a UTI. Some women are more prone to bladder infections if they do not drink enough fluids, have diabetes, or are pregnant. Kidney stones or enlarges prostate glands also increase the risk of infection because they block the flow of urine from the bladder. Using feminine hygiene products that contain deodorant can also cause urinary tract infections despite their publicity in the media.
The authors also say that people do not want to feel pressured or forced to get tested because people do not want to feel as if it is a requirement; but it is. It is important to practice safe sex and not share needles if you are doing intravenous drugs. The authors also stated as follows: “Currently, in 25% of the AIDS cases in the United States, infected individuals are unaware they are HIV positive” (Driscoll). There used to be a code-based testing to make people feel more comfortable as far as confidentiality is concerned, but since the president changed the law, everyone has to be identified by name. Dirty needles are one way that you can contract this malignant disease.
The first premise appears to be uncontentious. Unfertilised ovum in large numbers are lost in a variety of ways every day. However there is no cry of outrage by society or scientists spending millions of dollars researching ways to try and save ovum lost in these ways. Unfertilised ovum are lost approximately every 28 days by most females once puberty is reached until the commencement of menopause. Unfertilised ovum are also lost through In Vitro Fertilisation procedures and scientific research.
1.WHAT IS SYPHILIS? Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a type of bacteria known as a spirochete. . It is extremely small and can live almost anywhere in the body.To avoid getting this disease use condoms, limit number of sex partners, or abstain from sex all together. 2.
Mr. Young will return to the clinic in 1 month. Current Drug Therapy None Data Obtained From Nursing Assessment (follow-up visit) Complains of continued fatigue Reports cough has resolved Physical examination is unchanged Lab Data Viral load: 300,000 CD4 T-cell count: 399 cells/mm3 Current Drug Therapy None Plan Saquinavir, 600 mg tid Didanosine, 200 mg bid Zidovudine, 300 mg bid CONSIDER THE CORE DRUG KNOWLEDGE FOR EACH OF THESE DRUGS Why is Mr. Young being prescribed this combination of drugs? Mr. Young
Communicable Diseases May 19, 2011 HCS/457 - Public and Community Health Instructor – Monica Vargas Communicable diseases are diseases that you can "catch" from someone or something else. They are sometimes referred to as contagious or infectious diseases. There are many communicable diseases out there; a few are the common cold, hepatitis, e-coli, and all sexually transmitted diseases (STD). STD’s are infectious diseases that one can obtain by participating in sexually actives; STDs are common and can be very serious health issues. A few of the more common STD’s are Chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, syphilis, and HIV/AIDS.
Genital Herpes is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the herpes simplex viruses type 1 (HSV-1) or type 2 (HSV-2) (Kluwer). Most genital herpes is caused by HSV-2 Herpes may play a role in the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Herpes can make people more susceptible to HIV infection and it can make HIV infected individuals more infections (Kluwer).Genital herpes can be spread by people with no noticeable symptoms. The virus is transmitted through kissing, touching, and caressing infected areas. It can also be spread through anal sex, oral sex, and vaginal sex.
Background 1. Bacterial infections of urinary tract are a very common reason to seek health services 2. Common in young females and uncommon in males under age 50 3. Common causative organisms a. Escherichia coli (gram-negative enteral bacteria) causes most community acquired infections b. Staphylococcus saprophyticus, gram-positive organism causes 10 – 15% c. Catheter-associated UTI’s caused by gram-negative bacteria: Proteus, Klebsiella, Seratia, Pseudomonas Normal mechanisms that maintain sterility of urine a. Adequate urine volume b. Free-flow from kidneys through urinary meatus c. Complete bladder emptying d. Normal acidity of urine e. Peristaltic activity of ureters and competent ureterovesical junction f. Increased intravesicular pressure preventing reflux g. In males, antibacterial effect of zinc in prostatic fluid Pathophysiology 1.
Priscilla Torres English 112 Dr. Melvile November 28 2011 The Human Papilliomavirus The Human Papilliomavirus which is known as HPV is a sexually transmitted disease. It affects the body in different ways and it may come in different types. There are over 200 of viruses which are usually passed through sexual contact ("HPV Symptoms and Tests"). Some are also transmitted by skin to skin contact which are vaginal, anal and oral sex with someone who already is infected with the virus. According to CDC kissing or touching a partner’s genitals with the mouth can also transmit the virus.