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____________ is a sexually transmitted virus that can lead to cervical cancer.

Human papillomavirus

Which of the following statements best describes reporting practices for sexually transmitted infections in the U.S.?

Health-care providers are required to report information to the federal government for surveillance purposes for some STIs but not others.

True or False? Having one STI increases a person's risk for acquiring another one.

True

STIs are most prevalent among women _____ years of age.

15 to 24

True or False? Treatment for viral STIs tends to cost more than treatment for bacterial STIs.

True

Which of the following conditions is a systemic illness that results from a bacterial infection?

Toxic shock syndrome

Which of the following STIs has become more difficult to treat because of the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacterial strains?

Gonorrhea

The leading cause of preventable infertility is ________ infection.

chlamydia

Routine screening for which disease could prevent half of all new cases of pelvic inflammatory disease in the United States?

Chlamydia

____________ infection is associated with the development of cervical and genital cancers.

Human papillomavirus

True or False? Left untreated, most women with HPV will develop cervical cancer.

False

True or False? Wearing a latex condom during sexual intercourse will always prevent herpes transmission.

False

The severity of herpes symptoms can vary dramatically __________________.

for an individual as time goes by

Which of the following statements makes syphilis difficult to treat in women?

Syphilis is often asymptomatic or has symptoms that are difficult to notice.

Hepatitis _____ is the only type of the disease transmitted primarily through sexual contact.

B

Which of the following practices is not recommended to avoid vaginal infections?

Douching regularly

All of the following infections can be spread non-sexually EXCEPT:

Chlamydia

Lydia has a vaginal discharge that looks like cottage cheese. Her vulva also itches and is red and swollen. Based on these signs and symptoms, she is most likely has a __________ infection.

yeast

The CDC currently recommends the HPV vaccine for:

girls between the ages of 11 and 12, and unvaccinated 13 to 26 year-old women.

Which of the following will reliably detect a recent STI infection?

None of the above

Which of the following statements concerning HIV is true?

Unbroken human skin is an effective barrier against HIV infection

Compared to heterosexual women, lesbians are _____________.

less likely to acquire HIV, but are still at risk for other STIs

Which of the following groups is at the highest risk for HIV infection and of AIDS-related death?

African-American women

Assuming an equal number of risks, women are more likely than men to receive HIV from:

Heterosexual contact

Today, medical therapy for HIV is most likely to consist of:

HAART therapy

Used properly, latex condoms are _____________ against HIV infection.

almost always effective

Which of the following STIs can be cured with antibiotics?

All of the above\

True or false? Any sexually transmitted infection, without medical attention, increases a woman's risk of death or serious disability.

False

True or false? By age 24, at least one out of every four women is believed to have contracted an STI.

True

True or false? Ectoparasitic infections like crabs and scabies are considered major STIs in terms of treatment and prevalence.

False

True or false? While men can become infected with either gonorrhea or chlamydia, they cannot contract PID.

True

True or false? Asymptomatic viral shedding refers to a unique period during the first 2 to 3 weeks during herpes infection.

False

True or false? Syphilis rates dropped dramatically in the latter half of the 20th century, but started to rise in the year 2000.

True

True or false? Bacterial vaginosis is similar to syphilis in that it is caused by a single organism and is usually a serious infection.

False

True or false? One route of HIV transmission occurs when saliva from an HIV-infected individual gets into a mucous membrane or exposed cut in an individual without HIV.

False

True or false? A woman's previous drug reactions and current medical prescriptions will influence her best treatment regimen for some STIs.

True

True or false? Rates of HIV infection among African-American women are about 12 times higher than they are among white women.

True

True or false? 19 out of every 20 people with HIV live in developing countries

True

True or false? In the United States, white women comprise the majority of female AIDS cases reported to date.

False