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    Explain the physiology etiology, signs, treatments and nursing actions for the following conditions: genital herpes, chancre and trichomoniasis.

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    I. Genital Herpes
    a. Physiology etiology: STD caused by herpes simplex virus
    b. Signs: decreased appetite, fever, malaise, muscle aches, swollen lymph nodes, blisters on genitalia, sometimes discharge in women, painful urination
    c. Treatments: Herpes cannot be cured but antiviral medications can reduce and relieve symptoms of herpes
    d. Nursing Actions: See Below

    II. Chancre
    a. Physical etiology: STD caused by Treponema pallidum (the bacteria that causes syphilis). Chancres are the primary stage of syphilis and transmit syphilis from person to ...

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