Gonorrhea

By Aaron Czajkowski

What is Gonorrhea?

Gonorrhea is a STD cased by a bacteria called neisseria gonorrheae. This is a picture of gonorrhea under a microscope

Transmissions of Gonorrhea

This bacteria can be passed from one person to another through vaginal, oral, or anal sex. A mother can give it to their baby during birth.

Symptoms for Gonorrhea

Girls have burning sensation when they urninate, or yellowish- green vaginal discharge. Guys have a burning sensation when they urinate. Or a yellowish- white discharge out of the urethra.

How is it Treated?

A doctor will examine you and prescribe antibiotics

Problems that could occur

In men gonorrhea could spread to the epididymis, causing pain, and swelling. It could also make a man infertile. For women, if it is left untreated, a woman could become infertile and this could ruin their life of having kids.

How to prevent Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea could be prevented by abstinence. If you are sexually active, you could wear protection, this could also help prevent catching gonorrhea