What is gonorrhea?
Gonorrhea may be a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that will infect both men and ladies. It can cause infections within the genitals, rectum, and throat. It is a widespread infection, especially among children ages 15-24 years.
How is gonorrhea spread?
You can get gonorrhea by having vaginal, anal, or head with someone who has gonorrhea. The baby during childbirth also gets infected by the mother.
How am I able to reduce my risk of getting gonorrhea?
The only thanks to avoiding STDs is not to have sex.
If you are sexually active, you will do the subsequent things to lower your chances of getting gonorrhea:
Being during a long-term mutually monogamous relationship with a partner who has been tested and has negative STD test results;
Using latex condoms the proper way whenever you have got sex.
Am I in danger of gonorrhea?
If you are sexually active, have an honest and open talk with your health care provider and ask whether you ought to be tested for gonorrhea or other STDs. If you are a sexually active man who is gay, bisexual, or who has sex with men, you ought to be tested for gonorrhea per annum. If you are a sexually active woman younger than 25 years or an older woman with risk factors like new or multiple sex partners, or a sex partner who features a sexually transmitted infection, you should be tested for gonorrhea per annum.
I am pregnant. How does gonorrhea affect my baby?
If you are pregnant and have gonorrhea, you will give the infection to your baby during delivery. This will cause serious health problems for your baby. If you are pregnant, you must ask your health care provider so that you get the right examination, testing, and treatment, as necessary. Your baby will more secure if you treat gonorrhea as soon as possible.
How do I do know if I even have gonorrhea?
Some men with gonorrhea may have not any symptoms in the least. However, men who do have symptoms may have:
- A burning sensation when urinating;
- A yellow, green, or white discharge from the penis;
- Painful or swollen testicles (although this is often less common).
Most women with gonorrhea do not have any symptoms. Even when a lady has symptoms, they are often mild and may be mistaken for a bladder or vaginal infection. Women with gonorrhea are in danger of developing serious complications from the infection, albeit they do not have any symptoms.
Symptoms in women can include:
- Painful or burning sensation when urinating;
- Increased vaginal discharge;
- Vaginal bleeding between periods.
Rectal infections may either cause no symptoms or cause symptoms in both men and ladies, which will include:
- Anal itching;
- Painful bowel movements.
I was just diagnosed. What do I do now?
You should be examined by your doctor if you notice any of those symptoms or if your partner has an STD or symptoms of an STD, like an unusual sore, bleeding between periods, burning when urinating, or a smelly discharge
How will my doctor know if I even have gonorrhea?
Most of the time, urine is often wont to test for gonorrhea. However, if you have had oral and/or sodomy, swabs could also be wont to collect samples from your throat and/or rectum. In some cases, a swab could also be wont to collect a sample from a man’s urethra (urine canal) or a woman’s cervix (opening to the womb).
Can gonorrhea be cured?
Yes, gonorrhea is often cured with the proper treatment. You must take all of the medication your doctor prescribes to cure your infection. Medication for gonorrhea should not be shared with anyone. Although medication will stop the infection, it will not undo any permanent damage caused by the disease.
It is becoming harder to treat some gonorrhea, as drug-resistant strains of gonorrhea are increasing. If your symptoms continue for quite a couple of days after receiving treatment, you should return to a health care provider to be rechecked.
I was treated for gonorrhea. When am I able to roll in the hay again?
You should wait seven days after finishing all medications before having sex. To avoid getting infected with gonorrhea again or spreading gonorrhea to your partner(s), you and your sex partner(s) should avoid having sex until you have got each completed treatment. If you have had gonorrhea and took medicine within the past, you will still get infected again if you have got unprotected sex with an individual who has gonorrhea.
What happens if I do not get treated?
Untreated gonorrhea can cause serious and permanent health problems in both women and men.
In women, untreated gonorrhea can cause pelvic disease (PID). a number of the complications of PID are
- Formation of connective tissue that blocks fallopian tubes external icon;
- Ectopic pregnancy (pregnancy outside the whom external icon);
- Infertility (inability to urge pregnant);
- Long-term pelvic/abdominal pain.
- In men, gonorrhea can cause a painful condition within the tubes attached to the testicles. In rare cases, this might cause a person to be sterile, or prevent him from having the ability to father a toddler .
- Rarely, untreated gonorrhea also can spread to your blood or joints. This condition is often life-threatening.
Untreated gonorrhea can also increase your chances of getting or giving HIV – the virus that causes AIDS.
Testing and treatment for Gonorrhea or STD at PPC World in Vietnam
At PPC World, we develop treatment regimens and care plans based on each client's medical condition and needs. Therefore, when customers come to PPC World for treatment of Gonorrhea, in addition to recovering from the disease, they also have a comprehensive health care plan to improve important indicators such as weight, physical fitness, physiology, etc...
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