Gonorrhea

  1. What are the differences between chlamydia and gonorrhea?

    What are the differences between chlamydia and gonorrhea?
    Chlamydia and gonorrhea are two of the most widespread STDs in the US. Chlamydia is easily diagnosed with a routine screening test. Gonorrhea is the second most prevalent STD in the US. A chronic sore throat can also be a sign of gonorrhea. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are easily confused due to their similar symptoms, the way of transmission and complications. Some patients may actually have both of these STDs at the same time. Some people may be completely asymptomatic. → Continue reading
  2. What is Gonorrhea?

    What is Gonorrhea?
    Gonorrhea is a commonly occurring STD, which is generally referred to as ‘the clap.’ Globally it is estimated that around 78 million new cases of gonorrhea are being diagnosed every year. Pelvic Inflammatory disease (PID) generally occurs in women if gonorrhea is left untreated, greatly affecting the fallopian tubes or the uterus. In men suffering from gonorrhea infection, complications include epididymitis which is an inflammation of the tubes that carry the sperm and in extreme cases can lead to infertility. → Continue reading
  3. Does Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Cure By Itself?

    Does Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Cure By Itself?
    Chlamydia and gonorrhea usually do not show any symptoms, but the infection can either increase the risk for HIV transmissions or harm fertility. Gonorrhea or chlamydia can lead to PID (pelvic inflammatory disease), which can lead to tissue damage of the reproductive organs resulting in ectopic pregnancy, infertility, and chronic pain. In men chlamydia and gonorrhea can lead to scarring that prevents sperm’s movement out of the testes, which leads to epididymitis This results in chronic scrotal pain, infertility, and testicular shrinkage. → Continue reading
  4. 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. Oral gonorrhea can spread via oral sex performed on the anus or the genitals of the infected individual. The symptoms you are experiencing alone cannot differentiate between oral gonorrhea and other throat related conditions, such as strep or sore throat. → Continue reading
  5. 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 generally means oral sex, anal sex, and penis-in-vagina sex. Penis-in-vagina is considered the only viable form of sex. However, there... → Continue reading
  6. Curing Gonnorhea

    Curing Gonnorhea
    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 factors for gonorrheal infection include the following (1): Sexual contact with an infected individual. Sexual contact with an individual from an endemic... → Continue reading
  7. Can a Kiss Give You Oral Gonorrhea?

    Can a kiss transmit Gonorrhea? “Will a simple kiss give you Gonorrhea?” a question that's bothering you so you came searching for answers. When it comes to our modern habits, this is a valid question, and you are right to be concerned. Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection/disease (STD). From the acronym STD, Gonorrhea is transmitted by having unprotected vaginal, anal or oral, sex with a person who already has the infection. Vaginal fluids and semen help spread the... → Continue reading
  8. Signs of Gonorrhea in Men, Complications and Treatment

    Gonorrhea is one of the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection you can catch by having unprotected (not using a condom) vaginal, oral or anal sex with an infected partner. You can catch Gonorrhea if you are a sexually active young adult, regardless of gender. Men, however, have a slightly lower risk of catching the Gonorrhea than women. In terms of percentage ratio, while women have a 50% risk of contracting Gonorrhea, the risk for men is at 20... → Continue reading
  9. Oral Gonorrhea Is A Real Threat To Your Health

    Oral gonorrhea, which is also referred to as pharyngeal gonorrhea, is a sexually transmitted disease that it experienced largely among sexually active adults. This infection is occasioned by a gram-negative bacterium which spreads through body fluids and saliva. Some classes of adults still believe that the practice of oral sex is a shield against sexually transmitted disease. This is quite erroneous because oral sex can only prevent pregnancy but still expose the partners to infections just as in the... → Continue reading
  10. Here Are Some Of The Best Medicines For Treating Gonorrhea

    The knowledge that medicine exists for the cure of gonorrhea is a soothing relief for those who have been infected with it at one point or the other. What then is the use of medicine if one cannot specifically identify it or know its right usage to achieve the manufacturer’s intended result? In considering the use of medicine to use for the management of gonorrhea, recourse has to be taken to a qualified health worker. In this light, this... → Continue reading

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