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Keep It Confidential: The Embarrassing Medical Problems Quiz
by Staff
Think you're already an expert on the ins and outs of some of the most embarrassing medical problems out there? Take this quiz to find out!

Jock itch is known as:

  • tenius cinea
  • tinea cruris
  • crinea tinius

True or false: Women can get jock itch.

  • true
  • false

Which of the following is NOT used to treat jock itch?

  • antifungal pills
  • antifungal lotions
  • injections of fungal agents

Which of the following is NOT a physical cause of long-term decreased sex drive?

  • sleep apnea
  • tendonitis
  • alcohol/drug use

True or false: Psychological factors can lessen your libido.

  • true
  • false

Foods that cause bad breath include:

  • onion and garlic
  • wheat bread and milk
  • carrots and bananas

Bad breath can be a warning sign of:

  • diabetes or problems with the liver or kidneys
  • heart disease or gout
  • brain cancer

Dental causes of bad breath do NOT include:

  • tooth decay
  • gum disease
  • thinning enamel

Which of the following will not help reduce the severity of self-inflicted scars?

  • vitamin E
  • aloe vera
  • injections of triamcinolone

How long do scars take to fully form?

  • up to six weeks
  • up to two years
  • up to 10 years

Scars form because your skin:

  • forms new bonds using marrow
  • forms new collagen growth
  • forms a bridge of misshapen skin cells

True or false: Blood in the feces is always bright red.

  • true
  • false

True or false: If you're an alcoholic, quitting drinking without medical supervision can kill you.

  • true
  • false

Which drug will make you extremely ill if you drink alcohol?

  • methadone
  • disulfiram
  • naltrexone

How many people will experience blood in their urine at some point?

  • 1 in 5
  • 1 in 10
  • 1 in 100

Hemorrhoids are caused by:

  • swollen veins in the anus
  • tearing of the anal tissue
  • rectal cancer

Hemorrhoids will NOT cause the following:

  • loose stools
  • painful bowel movements
  • blood in the feces

Vaginal yeast infections are typically caused by:

  • fungi often found in the vagina under normal conditions
  • sexually transmitted diseases
  • sexual intercourse

True or false: Symptoms of vaginal yeast infections are similar to symptoms of some sexually transmitted diseases.

  • true
  • false