Day Two – Module 5 Making proud Choices – 8th
First – Brainstorm all the STDs you can think of. • How do people get STDs? • Vaginal intercourse (man’s penis in a woman’s vagina) • Oral sex (a person’s mouth on another person’s genitals) • Anal sex (a man’s penis in a person’s anus) • Mother to child (pregnancy, birth, breast feeding) • Sharing Needles STd facts
Anyone can contract an STD. Teens and young people are affected by STDs more than any other age group. Each year, about 2/3 of people who get gonorrhea and Chlamydia are 24 years of age or younger. STD Facts Continued…
BURNING WHEN URINATING SORES, BLISTERS, WARTS, OR PIMPLES NEAR THE GENITALS OR MOUTH UNUSUAL DISCHARGE FROM PENIS OR VAGINA RASH OR ITCHING IN THE GENTIAL AREA FREQUENT URINATION ABDOMINAL PAIN (IN WOMEN) Symptoms of StdS
Use a condom every time you have vaginal, oral, or anal sex Abstain from vaginal, oral, and anal sex How can you prevent yourself from getting an std?
Increased risk of getting HIV Death (syphilis-if left untreated, AIDS) Blindness (syphilis – if left untreated) Paralysis (syphilis – if left untreated, AIDS) Brain damage (syphilis, AIDS) Cervical cancer (genital warts) Pelvic inflammatory disease (gonorrhea, chlamydia) Why you should avoid stds.
Infertility (gonorrhea, chlamydia) Ectopic pregnancy – fetus develops outside uterus and will not survive(gonorrhea, chlamydia) Chronic pelvic pain (PID) Liver disease (hepatitis B) Child born with STD or hurt by STD (blindness, death) Embarrassment Loss of relationship Why you should Avoid stds cont….
Bacteria Virus • These are curable. • Take medicines and antibiotics to kill the bacteria. • Chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis. • NOT CURABLE. • You can take medicine to feel better but it will not kill all of the virus. You will have it for life. • Treat breakouts. • Genital warts, genital herpes, HIV and Hepatitis B. STd – Virus or bacteria?
1. STDs increase the chance of HIV infection. STDs sometimes cause blisters or sores on or around the genitals. 2. Often a person who has an STD will not have any symptoms. 3.STDs are sexist – they hurt women more than men. 4. ALL STDS are NOT Curable. 4 important std facts to know
Why would it be difficult to tell your partner? • Angry, embarrassed, ashamed, afraid of losing them -How would you feel if you had an STD? - angry, embarrassed, dirty, ashamed, afraid, depressed • If you got an STD who would you be angry at? • - YOURSELF – you are responsible for your actions Feelings and emotions from stds
How did you feel when you learned that Dottie was living with HIV? How did the teens react when they found out Dottie was living with HIV? How does AIDs affect Lisa? How did the teens feel as they waited for the results of the “mock” HIV tests? How would you feel if you had to wait for the results of an HIV test? What is the most effective way to prevent getting an STD, including HIV? Watch video “The truth about sex”
Help to understand the potential ease of transmission of an STD or HIV if responsible behavior is not practiced. • Pass out cards • 4 Ds, 8 Cs, 16 Us • Follow instructions. Activity b: transmission game
One person can infect many by passing the diseases to someone who passes it on to the next person STDs can be spread through unprotected vaginal, oral, and anal sex. People have sex not only with their partners, but also with their partner's past sexual partners. Using latex condoms can prevent STD transmission You can’t tell just by looking at someone who is infected and who isn’t. It may not be east to talk bout using condoms What did you learn from activity?
I will be reading some statements. If you agree with them please go over and stand under the “agree” sign. If you do not agree with them, please stand under the “disagree” sign. Activity C; What I think about hiv/aids and safer sex