Sexually Transmitted Diseases
(STDs) are also called venereal diseases.
The spread of these diseases is, as its name indicates, through sexual contact with an infected person.
There are other modes of transmission such as from mother to child through contact with infected blood or secretions, by sharing needles, through blood transfusions, etc..
Venereal disease can be caused by different agents, parasites, fungi, bacteria and viruses.
Gonorrhea, also known as gonorrhea, gonorrhea and gonococcal urethritis blennorrhea, is an infection that is transmitted through sexual intercourse in oral, anal or vaginal.
Infection occurs after sexual intercourse with a person infected with a bacterium called Neisseria gonorrhoeae (gonococcus).
This bacterium can also grow in the mouth, throat, eyes and anus.
There needs to be out of semen to transmit or gonorrhea.
Gonorrhea can also be transmitted from mother to child during birth.
Symptoms of gonorrhea
In man the symptoms may appear 2 to 30 days of infection contracted.
These can include:
* Discharge from the penis, clear, yellowish, greenish or purulent.
* Burning with urination
Redness and itching in the urethra.
Swelling or pain in the testicles.
Swelling in the penis.
In women usually occurs:
* Abnormal vaginal discharge
Redness and itching vaginal.
* Bleeding outside the menstrual period
* Burning with urination.
* When gonorrhea is located in the rectum can cause pain or bleeding discharge, anal itching and painful bowel movements.
It is also probable that the infection is not accompanied by rectal symptoms.
* Gonorrhea infections in the throat can cause pain or ulcers, but generally. not have any symptoms.
It is also possible that gonorrhea have no symptoms so the disease is not treated and can cause serious complications.
Treatment for gonorrhea
Gonorrhea is treated with antibiotics such as azithromycin, cephalosporins, or Bacterol Benzetacil forte.