GOMORRHEA ::is a sexually transmitted infections which is caused by a bacteria called neiseria gonococcus and it is characterized by vaginal discharge, vaginal itching .
it is transmitted through unprotected Sex with the incubation period of 7-14 days in men but may not show any sign in females.
signs and symptoms
-Dysuria ( painful urination )
– Frequent urination
-post coital bleeding
TREATMENT (recommended drugs)
tab. azithromycin 500 mg once daily for 3 days
iv/ I’m cerftriaxone 1 gram for 1 week.
NOTE : PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD SEE THEIR DOCTOR.
complications of untreated gomorrhae
-It caused infertility in women
-it caused ophthalmia if not treated for gonorrhea during pregnancy.
– it caused neonatal blindness.
PREVENTION OF GONORRHEA
the main prevention of gonorrhae ,include
-the use of the comdom
-abstain from sex
-ensure vaginal hygiene
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