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1

Define: unsafe sexual behaviour

sexual acts in which bodily fluids such as sperm, vaginal fluids, saliva or blood are exchanged between 2 people through oral, vaginal or anal intercourse

2

What diseases must be reported to government data bases by professionals?

chlamydia and syphilis

3

What happens in chlamydia is untreated?

can lead to secondary infections and infertility.

4

what happens if syphilis is untreated?

may progress to a final stage in which complications can occur to the brain and heart, leading to death.

5

in what groups is syphilis most common in?

Indigenous Australians, men having sex with each other

6

what can unsafe sexual behaviour lead to?

STI's eg gonorrhoea, chlamydia, syphilis and HIV/AIDS