By; Taylor Viscardis and Abigail LeBlanc
What type of std is it?
How is it spread?
Semen or vaginal fluids during unprotected sexual contact with your partner
How do you reduce risk of spreading or getting the std?
-use a condemn
You can get help from your doctor
If pregnant, how or will it affect the baby?
-you can also give the infection to the baby
Signs and symptoms of the STD
Pain or burning when you urinate, Pain in your lower abdomen
penis, or vaginal area, Pain when you have sex
Thick, yellow-green discharge coming from your penis or vagina
Can the STD be cured? If yes, how? If not, why? What does that mean?
Yes! It can be cured by medication will stop the infection, but it will not undo any permanent damage caused
It can be cured by…
And oral or injectable antibiotic to you and your partner
Statistics and Data
-Mainly common between the ages of 15-24
-In New Orleans 215 people out of the 100,000 in population have gonorrhea in 2014
-In 2014 Louisiana was considered the number one state to have the most mount of people to have gonorrhea
- it is also know as “The Clap"
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"Gonorrhea" Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative and Complimentary Medicine, 4th Edition,Farmington Hills, MI: Gale, 2014, pp. 1027-1029.
"Gonorrhea." Gale Health and Wellness Resource Center. 1 Aug. 15. Web. 3 Mar. 16.