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Transcript
Sexually Transmitted Infection
(STI):
Any pathogen that spreads from
one person to another during
sexual contact
Risky Behaviors and
the Spread of STI’s
• Ignoring risks
• Not Seeking Treatment
• Multiple Partners
Avoiding STI’s
• Practice Abstinence
• Avoid Drugs
• Choose Responsible
Friends
STI vs. STD
• STI: infection means the germ, virus,
bacteria, or parasite that can cause
disease is inside person’s body.
– May not have symptoms or signs of disease
– Can still pass it on to someone else
• STD: disease is causing person to feel
sick
– Symptoms or signs of disease are present
Bacterial vs. Viral
• Bacterial STI’s CAN be CURED with
antibiotics
• Viral STI’s can NOT be cured
– Medications can be taken to alleviate
symptoms