- Gonorrhea - self-ruled
- The manifestations and complications
- Disease control
- How is it treated
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.
In order to strengthen immunity
Strengthening the immune system - help the immune system
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
, 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.
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
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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
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.