Gonorrhea - self-ruled - Control of the disease

October 26, 2008

  • Gonorrhea - self-ruled
  • The manifestations and complications
  • Disease control
  • How is it treated
  • Prevention

 how to control gonorrhea

How to control

Gonorrhea bacteria are becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics that are commonly used for the treatment. Unfortunately, this is the reason that in many cases, gonorrhea can not be cured completely. However, patients in this situation can monitor and manage the disease and its symptoms, under close supervision of the doctor.


  • Obey the appointed doctor and pharmacist care. If you continue to find the symptoms of the disease, it is possible that you have the type of gonorrhea resistant to antibiotics. You will need a different and more effective antibiotic Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?  Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?
 To get rid of the infection.
  • During the treatment process to maintain constant contact with your doctor. Inform him of any symptoms that persist or get worse, and that you have improved or gone altogether. Your doctor can tell you whether your illness passes, and be able to intervene to prevent the spread of bacteria.
  • Refrain from any form of sexual activity as long as the doctor did not tell you that the infection is completely defeated. Even less risky manifestations of sexual activity, massage and touch may still carry a small risk of contracting gonorrhea. It is important that you control the spread of gonorrhea and do not forget to be responsible.
  • Talk to other people who find themselves in the same situation as you. No one wants to suffer from gonorrhea alone. Joining a support group of those who have gonorrhea or other sexually transmitted diseases Sexually transmitted diseases - an unpleasant gift of the goddess of love  Sexually transmitted diseases - an unpleasant gift of the goddess of love
 It can help you cope with the negative consequences associated with infection with sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Ensure health in all other aspects of your life. Stick to a balanced diet and stay physically active. A healthy body much faster wins infection than unhealthy.
  • Remember that gonorrhea - is not herpes Herpes - a virus creeping  Herpes - a virus creeping
 . You stay positive all the time and you will not have recurrent symptoms. Few things can help you control the disease, it is best to just follow the treatment given to you by your doctor. Abstinence and prevention remain the most effective treatments. Always remember that you may later become infected again, even if you've successfully cured gonorrhea.

Gonorrhea - self-ruled - How is

October 26, 2008

  • Gonorrhea - self-ruled
  • The manifestations and complications
  • Disease control
  • How is it treated
  • Prevention

 How is gonorrhea

How is gonorrhea

Gonorrhea can be cured only after laboratory confirmation of the diagnosis and determine the sensitivity of gonococcus to antibiotics. The fact is that in our time, many microorganisms have developed properties that allow them to avoid death when exposed to previously highly effective antibiotics. Therefore, the sensitivity is determined gonokokkov a particular person to some antibiotics and only if treatment is prescribed. This can be done only in a hospital.

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 To the body as much as possible he tried to fight off infection, gonorrhea necessarily appointed restorative treatment. The food should not be sharp, fatty and smoked foods.

In our time more often co-infected with sexually transmitted infections (gonorrhea and syphilis Syphilis - punishment of Venus  Syphilis - punishment of Venus
 , Gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and so on), so it is important precautions to help prevent the disease. If there is a frequent change of sexual partners, you need to use condoms regularly surveyed. But the best prevention of diseases, sexually transmitted diseases, - a sex life with one partner.


Treatment Overview

Gonorrhea does not entail long-term problems if it is treated immediately start at the stage of infection and before the appearance of complications.


The main treatment

Gonorrhea is treated with antibiotics. The treatment is shown as follows:

  • a person with a positive test for gonorrhea
  • anyone who had sexual intercourse in the last 60 days of the person who discovered gonorrhea, even if they have no symptoms, and he used a condom
  • newborn when his mother at delivery had gonorrhea

If you are prescribed more than one antibiotic, make sure that you are taking them correctly. If you miss medication or do not pass the full course of treatment, the gonorrhea will not recover.

Do not allow yourself to sexual contact with anyone:

  • when you pass the course of treatment
  • while you and your partner to be screened and treated. If you are being treated for gonorrhea, and your partner is not, you can get infected again.

If your treatment - only one course of antibiotics, wait at least seven days after taking the medicine before you have sex.

Always use a condom during sex. This will protect you from sexually transmitted infections by.


Treatment if the condition does not improve

Symptoms that persist after treatment may be caused by another infection or gonorrhea treatment failure.

Certain varieties of gonorrhea can be resistant to some antibiotics, such as quinolones, penicillin, tetracycline and sulfa drugs. When bacteria become resistant to antibiotics, they can no longer be killed by this drug.

If you have been treated for gonorrhea, but you do not feel better, you need to do a second test to determine gonorrhea culture to find out whether there is bacterial resistance to the antibiotic that you take. If this is confirmed, you will need another antibiotic to cure.


Things to consider

To prevent re-infection, avoid sexual contact as long as any of the partners, who are suspected gonorrhea will not pass inspection and treatment.

Some people suffering from gonorrhea, chlamydia can also be. In such cases it is advisable to include in the drug treatment of gonorrhea antibiotics that are effective for the treatment of Chlamydia Chlamydia: treatment - just the complex  Chlamydia: treatment - just the complex

Adnexitis (pelvic inflammatory disease) is a serious complication of gonorrhea, which can lead to infertility, chronic pain in the pelvic area and ectopic pregnancy. To avoid adneksita Adnexitis as a consequence of frequent change of partners  Adnexitis as a consequence of frequent change of partners
   it is important to begin to treat gonorrhea as soon as possible.

Disseminated gonococcal infection (DGI) occurs when gonorrhea infection is not limited to the genitals, but also parts of the body such as joints, skin, heart, or blood. Treatment usually requires hospitalization DGI and antibiotics intravenously or intramuscularly.