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. 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
  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 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
  3. 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 been an estimated 850,000 new STD cases each year. Nevertheless, not all of these cases are diagnosed and reported, merely... →Continue reading
  4. 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
  5. 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 CDC research After surveying twelve areas of the US, the research team of Centers for Disease and Prevention stated some... →Continue reading
  6. 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 left untreated, it can cause side effects that can be irreversible. Side effects on men and women of gonorrhea vary... →Continue reading
  7. Women And Gonorrhea – Treating It With Pride

    Since Gonorrhea is one of the earliest sexually transmitted infections known to men, women with gonorrhea always feel ashamed to admit that they have it. Oftentimes, they pretend that it doesn’t exist even if all symptoms show that they probably have it. This stigma of gonorrhea stemmed from the fact that gonorrhea is only acquired through direct sexual contact with a person infected with gonorrhea. Facts about gonorrhea that women should know Gonorrhea is transmitted through sexual activity only... →Continue reading
  8. 5 Symptoms of Gonorrhea for Females

    Gonorrhea is a very common sexually transmitted infection (STI) or sexually transmitted disease (STD) that is caused by the bacteria, Neisseria gonorrhoeae. It is also quite rampant among teens as well as people in their early 20s. it is so common that it is often referred to as “the drip” and “the clap” in certain parlances. Gonorrhea transmission and contraction are typical of any form of unprotected sexual intercourse (i.e. oral, anal, and vaginal sex). It may also be... →Continue reading
  9. Testing For Gonorrhea

    Formal names of the test for gonorrhea are Neisseria gonorrhoeae Culture; Neisseria gonorrhoeae Gram Stain; Neisseria gonorrhoeae DNA Probe; Neisseria gonorrhoeae by Amplified Detection. The Reason the Test is Done The three main reasons the test are performed are: Diagnosis – analyze the reason for symptoms Screening – to screen sexually functioning people Documentation – to document sexual abuse/assault Because the signs of gonorrhea can act like chlamydia it is important to be definitive in the diagnosis, as they... →Continue reading
  10. Gonorrhea Diagnosis and Treatment

    Gonorrhea is an infectious disease caused by a bacteria called Neisseria gonorrhoeae. This bacteria can survive and multiply easily in the mucous membrane of a human body such as the warm and moist area of the cervix, fallopian tube, urethra, mouth, throat, and anus. This bacteria can be transferred through direct contact with the affected area hence oral sex, anal sex and vaginal sex with someone infected with this bacteria can lead to infection. In the US, less than... →Continue reading

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