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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Gonorrhea - Cause and Consequences

    Gonorrhea is an ancient disease. Descriptions of it date back to the Old Testament in the Book of Leviticus. Gonorrhea is also known by the euphemistic name “the clap”. Stories about the origins of this name are varied. One story relates it to the French word “clapier”, which itself is a euphemism for a brothel, and not surprisingly, was where the disease was commonly found. Another (wince-inducing) story is that the name refers to an old method of treating... →Continue reading
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. What Causes Gonorrhea?

    Gonorrhea is a subject which has been, and is still, discussed throughout the world today even though a lot of people barely give notice to the cause of the infection which goes to the root of the disease. It is no longer news that various parts of the body which include the urethra, rectum, throat, and the cervix can be affected when a person is infected with the disease. Sexual intercourse has also been the most common means through... →Continue reading
  9. Gonorrhea is Curable; Very Much Curable!

    Gonorrhea, a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can affect both male and female, is caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhea. It is a common disease that is infectious, just like some other STDs, and can be spread by any type of sexual contact with the mouth, penis, vagina, or anus of an infected person. Gonorrhea could also be contracted by a baby from an infected mother during childbirth. The Risk of Gonorrhea Infection The risk of being infected with gonorrhea... →Continue reading
  10. Gonococcal Arthritis Is Not Your Usual Arthritis

    A joint is the meeting point of two bones in the body which permits the bending and other movements done with the body. When the joint is inflamed and becomes painful as a result of infections, it is said to be arthritic. Arthritis caused by a likely case of gonorrhea is known as gonococcal arthritis. It is facilitated by Neisseria gonorrhea, the causative organism of gonorrhea. Scientists agree that untreated gonorrhea has gonococcal arthritis as one of its complications... →Continue reading

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