We Are Facing A New Strain Of Super-Resistant Gonorrhea!

Gonorrhea, a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) transmitted through unprotected oral, vaginal, or anal sexual intercourse, has given us plenty of troubles over the years. As if it was not enough to struggle with the multiple complications of untreated gonorrhea infections. Now we have to find a solution to overcome a new super gonorrhea strain … Read more We Are Facing A New Strain Of Super-Resistant Gonorrhea!

Gonorrhea Symptoms

Gonorrhea is the most common of sexually transmitted diseases in young people. The bacterium known as Neisseria gonorrhoeae infects mostly the warm moist parts of the body. Since it is a sexual disease, these parts are the genitals and rectum. Under rare circumstances, you can contract the disease in your throat and eyes.  Men usually suffer damage … Read more Gonorrhea Symptoms

Gonorrhea and Pregnancy: How Does This Infection Affect Pregnant Women?

Gonorrhea is an extremely prevalent bacterial infection. It is estimated that every year around 1.14 million people in the U.S. get infected with more than 50% of those who carry it being younger individuals between 15 and 24 years old. Gonorrhea and pregnancy have a significant connection. The women infected have a much higher chance … Read more Gonorrhea and Pregnancy: How Does This Infection Affect Pregnant Women?

Gonorrhea in newborn babies

Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD) that affects millions of people across the world. Recent data shows an average of just over 4 million adults contracting the infection each year in South Africa alone, with roughly half of these being women. The problem with women having gonorrhea is that they can sometimes pass … Read more Gonorrhea in newborn babies

Gonorrhea and treatment with antibiotics

Gonorrhea, also known as the clap, is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacterium called Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Both men and women can get this STD and spread it to their sexual partners through vaginal, anal, or oral intercourse. The primary route of treatment of this, like other infections, is through the intake of … Read more Gonorrhea and treatment with antibiotics

Testing and Diagnosis of Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea can lead to severe complications without proper treatment. Often, gonorrhea causes some clear symptoms in men and women; a large percentage of them do not experience any symptoms at all. This is why regular testing is important if you think you are at risk of getting gonorrhea or if you think you have been … Read more Testing and Diagnosis of Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea Complications

If gonorrhea is allowed to develop untreated, it may lead to serious consequences for both women and men. It usually have different outcomes for each sex, but nevertheless gonorrhea complications can be very dangerous, especially if the bacteria enter the bloodstream. After that, bacteria may easily spread to other sites in the body. Fortunately, this is uncommon, but if … Read more Gonorrhea Complications

Oral Gonorrhea

Many people, especially teenagers, consider oral sex as “safe sex”, but this is not always the case as safe sex is not just about preventing undesired pregnancy. “Safe sex” also means avoiding sexually transmitted diseases, such as HIV, chlamydia, syphilis or gonorrhea. Oral sex is in fact not “safe sex”, if a condom is not used, since … Read more Oral Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea and Infertility

Gonorrhea (gonococcal infection) is one of the most contagious sexually transmitted infections, and it can result in serious complications. It may even ead to infertility, if not treated in time. Gonococcus (bacteria that causes gonorrhea) causes infertility in women by spreading into and damaging fallopian tubes through cervix. It can also make men infertile by damaging the epididymis. … Read more Gonorrhea and Infertility

Gonorrhea in the Anus and Rectum

Hundreds of millions of people around the world are infected with one sexually transmitted disease of another, and every year, millions more get infected. Symptoms vary from disease to disease, but anal or rectal infections have similar patterns. Most STDs that affect the anus are transmitted through anal sex, which means that homosexual men are … Read more Gonorrhea in the Anus and Rectum