Gonorrhea

Naturopathy is an alternative medicinal practice that bases its claims on pseudoscientific practices branded as natural and non-invasive. Naturopathy espouses the belief that the body’s own self-healing abilities are enough to cure many medical conditions. As such Naturopaths employ nutrition, stress management and exercise, as well as homeopathy to treat the individual. The only effective treatment for gonorrheal infections is a course of conventional antibiotics prescribed by your health care practitioner.

Homeopathy is based on the claim that a substance that causes symptoms in a healthy individual will cure similar symptoms of a sick individual. Large scale studies have shown time and time again that homeopathy is no more effective in curing diseases than a placebo. It is highly unlikely that homeopathic treatments will be able to cure and eradicate the bacterium that causes gonorrheal infections is individuals. Gonorrhea is a serious and highly contagious disease that is curable with a simple antibiotic treatment.

Gonorrhea is very common and highly contagious sexually transmitted infection. It spread through oral, vagina and anal sex. With the prevalence of unprotected sex nowadays gonorrhea is has become quite common among certain demographics. According to the Center for Disease Control an estimated 800,000 new infections occur every year in the United States. It is important to note that because so many people infected with gonorrhea are asymptomatic it is possible that those numbers are not entirely accurate.

Gonorrhea is a curable infectious disease caused by contamination with the Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacterium. Gonorrhea is transmitted sexually during vaginal and anal sex as well as when performing or receiving oral sex. The most at risk group for gonorrheal infections are men who perform oral sex on other men. It is a common misconception especially among the younger generations that oral sex is safe sex and this is simply not true. Oral sex is common enough, over 90% of adults 25-44 have performed it, that many sexually transmitted diseases are spread through oral sex alone.

While there are plenty of dangerous and infections pathogens, such as streptococcus, staphylococcus, E. coli and the hepatitis A virus, to be found in public restrooms it is highly unlikely that you can be infected with gonorrhea from a toilet seat. Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection that is caused when the bacterium called Neisseria gonorrhoeae comes into contact with the mucous membranes of the body. This bacterium is found in the mucous membranes of the infected person and any secretions that might be produced as symptoms of the disease.

Gonorrhea is not caused by a virus.Gonorrhea is instead caused by a bacterium called Neisseria gonorrhoeae. This bacterium infects the reproductive tract, most notably the mucous membranes lining the genitals, but can also affect the mouth, eyes and rectum. It is transmitted through sexual contact and is one of the oldest known STI’s. Because gonorrhea is caused not by a virus but by a bacterium if treated early it is possible to completely eradicate the infection from the body.

The time between the original exposure to the gonorrhea bacterium and the appearance of the first symptoms, or the incubation period, is on average between 2 to 5 days. Some patients take as long as 30 days to develop any type of symptom. It is important to note that a gonorrhea infection might remain asymptomatic until the bacterium has spread to other parts of the body and sometimes will remain so indefinitely. If you suspect that you have come into contact with the gonorrhea bacterium it is extremely important that you get tested.

If treated early during the infection gonorrhea is completely curable and will not cause any permanent damage to your organism however if left untreated for long gonorrhea can lead to some serious complications. One of these complications arises when the gonorrhea infection spread to other parts of the body. If a gonorrhea infection spreads to the blood stream then a possible DGI or Disseminated Gonococcal Infection might arise. A DGI can lead to arthritis, tenosynovitis, dermatitis, and in severe cases inflammation of the brain which can be potentially fatal.

Recent fears that gonorrhea is developing a general antibiotic resistance and the millions of people worldwide becoming infected each year research into a vaccine against this insidious infection has been moving at a brisk pace. Studies coming out of New Zealand suggest that a vaccine might be close on the horizon. Initially developed for protecting against meningitis B, this trial vaccine was apparently able to reduce the incidence of gonorrheal infection in a group of 15,000 students by a full 33%.

Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection caused by contact with the Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacterium and the only way to prevent gonorrhea fully is to abstain from any type of sexual contact. Beyond full abstinence any precautions you take will simply towards lowering the risk of exposure and thus infection. If you choose to be sexually active, being a long term monogamous relationship with who has had negative STD test results will greatly reduce your risk of contracting gonorrhea.

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