Annual check-up – Routine visit to your primary care physician or specialist, dental visit every 6 months for cleaning and check-up, eye doctor, prenatal or postnatal visits, dermatologist, cardiologist, oncologist
New condition – or an awareness of an existing condition (i.e. depression, alcoholism, yeast infection, changes in a mole, chronic or persistent pain or discomfort
Keys to Reducing STIs Education Early diagnosis and treatment Prevention
Do we effectively teach sexuality in K-12 schools?
Explain the human body to children in an honest and informative approach.
Explain the natural hormonal urges for sex, but also stress the risks and responsibilities.
Your children will undoubtedly observe your ideology towards sex, relationships, religion and any prejudice towards other groups (homophobic, ethnic discrimination, sexual orientation, etc.). We learn to love and appreciate from our parents. This is an awesome responsibility we far-reaching social implications.
The period of sexual maturation. Sequence of events leading to the development of the secondary sexual characteristics and fertility. Age of onset is 10-16 years old with the hypothalamus, pituitary glands and gonads.
Primary syphilis – appearance of small painless red pustule on skin or mucous membrane 10 – 90 days after exposure – lesion may appear anywhere on body where contact with pathogen occurred – most often the anogenital region
This painless red pustule quickly erodes forming a painless, bloodless ulcer, called a chancre, exuding fluid filled with spirochetes – heals spontaneously within 10-40 days.
The secondary stage – occurs 2 months later – spirochetes have increased in number and spread throughout the body