Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 119%
Ease of Revision 8.5 / 10

You may get 1 question from this Chapter, that is about basic facts about STDs.

What’s more, the same Chapter can be asked in 3 more Subjects – Skin, SPM and Micro.

So reading STDs can probably can yield upto 12 marks

Question Pattern

The questions focus on

  • Causative Organism
  • Predisposing conditions / Risk Factors
  • Classical Clinical Features
  • Diagnostic Methods
  • DOC for different infections

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Amsel’s criteria
  • Nugent’s criteria
  • Strawberry cervix is seen in
  • Granuloma inguinale – Clinical Features
  • Bacterial vaginosis – Overview
  • Vaginal infections – Overview
  • Diagnostic methods of bacterial vaginosis
  • Gardnerella vaginalis
  • Rx of Trichomoniasis
  • Vulval warts – Organism
  • Condyloma acuminata
  • Granuloma inguinale – Organism

Suggested Revision

Revise the following areas, that can yield marks in 4 different subjects on the same topic

  • Normal flora of Reproductive Tract
  • Risk factors for Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Types of discharge in different infections (Greenish, whitish etc)
  • Hanging drop preparation
  • Risk Factors for candidal infection
  • DOC for Monilial vaginitis
  • Rx of Trichomoniasis
  • Rx of Genital warts
  • Causes of nongonococcal urethritis
  • Gonococcal infection – Overview
  • Syphilitic manifestations
  • Chlamydia – Clinical Features, Diagnosis, Rx
  • Chancroid – Overview
  • Lymphogranuloma venerum – Organism, Diagnosis, Overview

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