Gonorrhea Articles A-Z
Preventing Gonorrhea - What Is Gonorrhea?
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- Preventing Gonorrhea
This eMedTV article includes a detailed list of recommendations for preventing gonorrhea. For example, preventing gonorrhea requires that you understand birth control, talk to your partner and doctor, and have regular pelvic exams and testing.
- Signs and Symptoms of Gonorrhea
This section of the eMedTV library lists possible signs and symptoms of gonorrhea in both men and women. Women often have signs and symptoms of gonorrhea within 10 days after infection, while men with gonorrhea will usually have no symptoms.
- Symptoms of Gonorrhea
In women, signs and symptoms of gonorrhea include painful urination and bleeding with vaginal intercourse. This eMedTV segment talks in detail about gonorrhea symptoms in men and women, and also lists several advanced symptoms of the disease.
- Treatment for Gonorrhea
This eMedTV article stresses the importance of proper gonorrhea treatment (usually antibiotics). Drug-resistant strains of gonorrhea are becoming common, however; as a result, successful treatment for is becoming more difficult.
- What Is Gonorrhea?
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a certain type of bacteria. This eMedTV resource describes this condition in detail, including transmission methods, treatment, and complications that can result if gonorrhea is left untreated.