Gonorrhea

Help us prevent Gonorrhea

What is Gonorrhea?

Gonorrhea is a bacteria. Gonorrhea is caused by Neisseria Gonorrhoeae, a bacterium that can grow and multiply easily in mucus membranes of the body. N. Gonorrhoeae is always considered to be pathogenic cause disease.

What are symptoms of Gonorrhea?

Some symptoms of Gonorrhea are:
Women
  • Painful or burning sensation when urinating
  • Increased vaginal discharge
  • Vaginal bleeding between period
Men
  • A burning sensation when urinating
  • A white, yellow, or green discharge from the penis
  • Painful or swollen testicles
Both
  • Discharge
  • Anal itching
  • Soreness
  • Bleeding
  • Painful bowel movements

What are some treatments?

Some examples of treatments of Gonorrhea are antibiotics Ceftriaxone which is a combination of Azithromycin (Zithromax, Zmax) or Doxcycline (Monodox, Oracea, Vibramycin). Another example is preventing gonorrhea. Wear a condom, ask your partner to be tested for sexually transmitted infections, or don't have sex with someone who has any unusual symptoms.