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Question:

Which of the following is the most effective at preventing pregnancy?

Response:

Withdrawal

IUD (Intra-uterine Device)

Implant

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An implant is a hormonal birth control that is inserted subdermally (under the skin) in a female’s upper arm.

Male Condom

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Question:

Hormonal methods of birth control work primarily by:

Response:

Preventing implantation of the fertilized egg in the uterus

Stopping the release of eggs from the female         

Preventing sperm from reaching the egg

Directing sperm away from the egg via chemical signals

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Question:

With typical use, how many women relying on condoms as birth control will become pregnant in a year?

Response:

18 percent

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Note this is with TYPICAL use, not perfect use!

5 percent

27 percent

30 percent

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Question:

Which is the most effective against STIs?

Response:

Male Condoms

Abstinence

Withdrawal

Female Condoms

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Question:

What is the most common STI in the United States as of 2012?

Response:

Chlamydia

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Over half of Chlamydia cases are asymptomatic. Symptoms can include irritation, discharge, and painful intercourse.

Herpes

Gonorrhea

HIV

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What is the most common symptom of an STI?

Response:

Bleeding or pus

Painful sex

Bumps, sores, or worts on or near the vagina or penis

No symptoms

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The most common symptom of an STI is to have no symptoms at all, this is why it is important to get checked regularly!

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Question:

What is the difference between the Plan B (morning after pill) and RU-486 (aka the mifepristone pill)?

Response:

There is no difference, they are the same

Plan B is a high-dose of birth control that prevents ovulation but cannot terminate an existing pregnancy, while RU-486 induces abortion

Plan B is a one time dose while RU-486 is a daily birth control

Plan B is legal and RU-486 is illegal

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Question:

If left untreated, which STI can cause deafness or death in it’s later stages?

Response:

Gonorrhea

Chlamydia

Herpes

Syphilis

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There are 3 stages of syphilis: 1) Formation of an ulcer or chancre. 2) Systemic stage which involves various organ systems and can cause sore throat, white patches in nose, mouth and vagina, fever, headaches, and hairloss. 3) Variety of problems throughout the body includng heart problems, brain infection, weakness, deafness, and death.

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Question:

What is the most common form of birth control used by women under 30 years old?

Response:

Withdrawal/Pull-out method

IUDs

Condoms

The Pill

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Question:

Which Supreme Court case legalized birth control in the United States?

Response:

Sanger v. New Jersey

Griswold v. Connecticut

Roe v. Wade

Ellis v. Birth Control Federation of America

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Question:

Which of the following STIs is NOT curable?

Response:

Syphilis

Hepatitis B

Gonorrhea

Herpes

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Question:

Which of the following is NOT an STI?

Response:

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Pearly Penile Papules 

Feedback:

While sometimes confused with HPV warts, pearly penile papules are a normal, harmless anatomical variation that cannot be transmitted between individuals. They are not caused by sexual activity or lack of hygiene and are not infectious or contagious.

Vaginitis 

Trichomoniasis