Gonorrhea Articles A-Z
Gonorrhea Test - How to Prevent Getting Gonorrhea
This page contains links to eMedTV Gonorrhea Articles containing information on subjects from Gonorrhea Test to How to Prevent Getting Gonorrhea. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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- Gonorrhea Test
As explained in this eMedTV article, you can test for gonorrhea in a number of ways, such as through a urine test. This article lists the other types of tests used to make a diagnosis and explains when you should talk to your doctor about being tested.
- Gonorrhea Transmission
This eMedTV page describes how gonorrhea transmission occurs and factors that increase the risk. For example, gonorrhea transmission can occur from mother to baby during a vaginal delivery or through contact with the penis, vagina, mouth, or anus.
- Gonorrhea Treatment
As this eMedTV page explains, treating gonorrhea usually involves antibiotics -- these are necessary to avoid serious complications. This article covers the types of treatment available and explains what happens if the condition is left untreated.
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease that can result in serious problems if left untreated. This eMedTV page describes some of these possible complications and explains how the STD is spread. Gonorrhoea is a common misspelling of gonorrhea.
- How Is Gonorrhea Transmitted?
This eMedTV article answers the question, "How is gonorrhea transmitted?" It explains that gonorrhea is transmitted through contact with infected sex organs, anus, or mouth, or from a mother to her baby during a vaginal birth.
- How to Prevent Getting Gonorrhea
This page of the eMedTV library lists several suggestions on how to prevent getting gonorrhea. For example, abstaining from sexual intercourse and using latex condoms are common recommendations for how to prevent getting gonorrhea.