What is it?

It is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

It is transmitted through unprotected (vaginal / anal / oral) relationships

What are the symptoms?

It is a silent infection, more than 50% of women and about 20% of infected men have no symptoms and therefore can remain hidden for a long time.

Any symptoms usually appear 2-7 days after infection. Symptoms in women can be:

  • Intermenstrual bleeding or after sexual intercourse
  • Increased vaginal secretions / mucopurulent secretions
  • Pain when urinating
  • When untreated, it can spread to the fallopian tubes and cause infertility in women

How to prevent it?

  • There is no vaccine that protects against gonorrhea.
  • It is important to always use condoms when having sex and undergo regular checkups

How is it treated?

  • For diagnosis it is necessary to make a cervical and / or vaginal swab. It can be easily treated through the use of antibiotics.

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