Gonorrhea

  1. Kissing May Cause Oral Gonorrhea

    Kissing May Cause Oral Gonorrhea
    Is it possible for you to contract an STD from kissing only? The fact is that there are specific sexually transmitted infections that are transmittable via kissing. Two of the most common ones are cytomegalovirus and herpes simplex virus. Kissing happens to be one of the most exciting parts of any relationship. However, you may also feel wary of...
  2. STDs You Can Get Without Having Sex

    STDs You Can Get Without Having Sex
    Do you know you can still contract some of the STDs even without having sex? You do not really have to be sexually active to catch a sexually transmitted disease. Before you dive into the specifics of how it is even possible, it is important for you to first understand a few terminologies. When it comes to ‘sex’, it...
  3. How Soon Can I Get Tested After Having Unprotected Sex?

    How Soon Can I Get Tested After Having Unprotected Sex?
    So you have had unprotected sex and now you are worried about being exposed to STDs. Every person who is sexually active should get tested for STDs at some point, especially after they have had unprotected sex. However, which tests, and when mainly depends on their personal risk factors. Oftentimes screening is not necessary. But if it is recommended, and...
  4. What is Gonorrhea?

    What is Gonorrhea?
    Gonorrhea is a commonly occurring STD, which is generally referred to as ‘the clap.’ This sexually transmitted infection has been affecting hundreds and thousands of women and men annually in the United States. Globally, there have been an estimated 78 million new cases of Gonorrhea that are being diagnosed on a yearly basis. In the U.S. alone, there have...
  5. Incubation Period of STDs

    Incubation Period of STDs: When Do Symptoms Show And How, When You Can Get Tested How soon should you get yourself screened for an STI after you have had unprotected sex? Are you wondering about this too? There are around 20 million new Sexually Transmitted Infections and diseases every year, and half of the Americans come across a sexually transmitted...
  6. Curing Gonnorhea

    Cure for Gonorrhea Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae (1). It is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the world (2). The bacteria can infect both men and women, with a higher incidence seen in young adults (age 15-24 years in women and age 20-24 years in men) (1). The risk...
  7. Skin Rash and Sexually Transmitted Diseases – Causes And Reasons You Must Know About

    Skin Rash and Sexually Transmitted Diseases An STD is a disease that spread mainly by sexual contact. A partner with STD may transmit the diseases, causing an organism to the other partner during vaginal, oral or anal sex. STDs are the most commonly spread complicated diseases in the world to catch as you have to be up close and personal...
  8. Teens Invented Condoms that can Detect STDs

    Three students, ages 13-14 years old, of Newton Academy in London invent color-changing condoms to warn of STDs. Their proposal won them the top prize in the UK 's TeenTech Awards in 2015. The concept sounds creative and could be a game-changer in STDs detection, but as of today it is still a concept and with the current technology, it's...
  9. Gonorrhea and Homosexuality

    In 2012, many men were diagnosed with gonorrhea, which is why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention were warned about it. Most of the men who are diagnosed with gonorrhea are gay or homosexual; those who prefer to have sex with other men. As gonorrhea is spreading more and more day by day, so are chlamydia and syphilis. The...
  10. Gonorrhea and its side effects

    Gonorrhea is a bacterial infection that affects all genders. The bacterium causing this infection to survive in the throat, the urethra and the rectum. According to some experts, this bacterium even survives in the cervix. Transmission occurs when someone comes in direct contact with gonorrhea-infected individual e.g. sexual contact. Gonorrhea is an easy to treat sexually transmitted infection but if...

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