Smoking/Solvent misuse/STI's revision cards

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  • Created by: Elca
  • Created on: 18-03-15 18:59

STI's (viral)

Genital warts - Viral

  • Caused by HPV - Human Papilloma Virus
  • No cure
  • Rough raised lumps on the skin around the penis, inside the anus and vagina.

Herpes - Viral

  • No cure
  • Cold sores around mouth or genitals

HIV - Viral

  • Comes fron unprotected sex
  • AIDS - Acquired Immunedeficiency Syndrome
  • Antiretroviral drugs to prevent it from developing into AIDS. 
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STI's (bacteria)

Gonorrhoea - Bacteria

  • Treatment - Antibiotics
  • Discharge - Thick & green

Chlamydia - Bacteria

  • Treatment - Antibiotics 
  • Can make you infertile 
  • Very few symptoms - may have pelvic pain
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Solvent misuse

  • Definition - Intentionally breathing in fumes 
  • Factor that affects health 
  • Lifestyle factor 
  • Cigarette lighter fuel
  • Chemicals in glues and aerosal cans

Causes

  • Accidents
  • Stops the heart 
  • Liver disease
  • Damages the lungs
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Smoking

  • Factor that affects health
  • Lifestyle factor
  • Low birth rate - babies will have long term health problems
  • Emphsymia
  • Reduced elasticity of skin 
  • Fertility problems
  • High blood pressure 
  • Yellowing of teeth
  • Stroke
  • Lung cancer
  • Throat cancer
  • Mouth cancer
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