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The 2015 #GYMO Outreach at Bishop Cipriano Kihangire SS

The 2016 3rd Annual Youth Health Camp #LIfeInMyShoes

Major Rubaramira Ruranga

Facts

majority Did you know that the vast majority of young people learn about sexual matters and HIV through their friends? Source: UNICEF

Senga

"Can condoms prevent all STDs?"

"No. Using condoms decreases your risk of getting HIV, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Trichomoniasis. Since condoms don’t cover all skin surfaces they are less likely to protect you from diseases spread by skin-to-skin contact (e.g. Herpes, Genital Warts)."

"How do people get HIV?"

"A person gets HIV when an infected person's body fluids (blood, semen, fluids from the vagina, or breast milk) enter his or her bloodstream. The virus can enter the blood through linings in the mouth, anus, or sex organs (the penis and vagina), or through broken skin. Both men and women can spread HIV. A person with HIV can feel okay and still transmit the virus to others. Pregnant women with HIV also can pass the virus to their babies. Common ways people get HIV include; sharing a needle to take drugs, having unprotected sex with an infected person You…"

"Is vaginal discharge normal?"

"A woman normally produces a vaginal discharge that usually is described as clear or slightly cloudy, non-irritating, and odor-free. During the normal menstrual cycle, the amount and consistency of discharge can vary. At one time of the month, there may be a small amount of a very thin or watery discharge; and at another time, a more extensive thicker discharge may appear. All of these excretions could be considered normal. A vaginal discharge that has an odor or that is irritating usually is considered an abnormal discharge. The irritation might be itching or burning, or both. The itching may be…"

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