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Gonrrhea treatment is focus at treating common sexually transmitted disease STD) that can be can be transmitted during any type of unprotected sex. Gonorrhea treatment main priority is the treatment of the oldest known sexually transmitted disease. Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted diseases sometimes known as “the clap” caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoea. The nickname of the clap refers to a treatment that is used to clear the blockage in the urethra from gonorrhea pus, where the penis would be clapped‘ on the both sides simultaneously. This is rarely used nowadays, however the nomenclature remains. Gonorrhea can be passed from mother to the baby during delivery. Gonorrhea and Chlamydia can be experienced simultaneously. If not treated it can increase a person risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV.

This article aim to analyze how gonorrhea can be contracted, it causes, symptoms, complications, how it can be prevented and available gonorrhea treatment.

Here are what you’ll gain by reading this article; you will know:

  1. The body parts that gonorrhea can Infects.
  2. What causes gonorrhea.
  3. How gonorrhea can be spread.
  4. Symptoms of gonorrhea in women as well as in men.
  5. What gonorrhea can lead to if not properly treated in women and in men.
  6. How it can be prevented.
  7. Foods that must be consumed or avoid by anyone suffering from gonorrhea and
  8. Gonorrhea treatment.

Now, let’s move on….

I will start by explaining how gonorrhea can be contracted and what causes it.

How can gonorrhea can be contacted?

Gonorrhea infects parts of the body that are warm and moist such as:

  • The eyes.
  • Mouth.
  • Throat.
  • Anus and
  • The urethra, that is penis in male.

The female reproductive organs such as:

  • The uterus.
  • Cervix.
  • The vagina and
  • Fallopian tube.

Again, gonorrhea can be spread through semen or vaginal fluids during unprotected sexual contact, heterosexual or homosexual with an infected partners through:

  • Any very close physical contact.
  • Mother to her baby at birth, that may result in dumbness or blindness and some other conditions to the child.
  • Sharing sex toys.
  • Vaginal or anal sex with an infected partner.
  • Oral sex which is not common and
  • Touching parts of the body with fingers (for instance, touching the private parts and then the eyes).

What causes gonorrhea?

Gonorrhea Treatment

Gonorrhoea is a communicable disease that is caused by bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoea, a bacteria that grow and reproduce easily in mucus membranes of the body and cannot survive outside the body for more than a few minutes or seconds.

Gonorrhea can stay alive only in the warm, moist areas of the body such as the urethra, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, throat, eyes, mouth and the anus.

Having analyzed how gonorrhoea can be contracted and it causes. Let’s move on with it symptoms in women and in men as well as it complications women and men.

What are gonorrhea symptoms?

Signs and symptoms usually develops and start manifesting from 1 to 14 days following exposure to the infection but it may take up to 30 days also. Men and women experiences slightly different symptoms that can include:

Women

  1. painful sexual intercourse.
  2. fever.
  3. red, swollen, warm, painful joints.
  4. painful or frequent urination.
  5. eye pain, light sensitivity and eye discharge resembling pus.
  6. bleeding after intercourse.
  7. bleeding in-between periods.
  8. heavier periods.
  9. vomiting and abdominal or pelvic pain.
  10. painful or frequent urination.
  11.  Sore throat
  12. vulvar swelling and
  13. yellow or green vaginal discharge.

Men

  1. red, swollen, warm, painful joints.
  2. pain in the testicles or scrotum.
  3. painful or frequent urination.
  4. white, yellow or green urethral discharge resembling pus.
  5. inflammation or swelling of the foreskin.
  6. eye pain, light sensitivity or eye discharge resembling pus.
  7. anal discharge, itching, pain, bleeding or pain when passing stools.
  8. itching, difficulty swallowing or swollen neck lymph nodes and
  9. white, yellow or green urethral discharge resembling pus.

However, anal gonorrhoea signs are:

  • itching, bleeding or pain with passing bowel movements.
  • anal discharge.

Also an itching or burning sensation in the eyes may be a symptom of conjunctivitis. If infected semen or fluids comes into contact with the eyes, a person can develop conjunctivitis.

Want to know gonorrhea complications?

If gonorrhea is not properly treated in women it can lead to:

  1. pelvic inflammatory disease.
  2. chronic pain.
  3. infertility.
  4. ectopic pregnancies (pregnancy where embryo attaches outside of the uterus).

When gonorrhea is passed to an infant it can cause infection of the joints, blindness or a life threatening blood infection. Infected women are at increased risk of premature labor or still birth if not properly treated.

In Men gonorrhea infection can result in:

  1. epididymitis: inflammation of the epididymitis which controls sperm production and
  2. infertility.

Both men and women are at increased risk of developing a life-threatening disseminated gonococcal infection when gonorrhea is not treated. This infection type is often characterized by:

  • fever.
  • arthritis.
  • dermatitis and
  • tenosynovitis (inflammation and swelling around tendons).

Those infected with gonorrhea are also at a higher risk of contracting HIV or, if they are already HIV positive, spreading HIV in addition to gonorrhea.

Next is how you can prevent gonorrhoea and foods to consume for gonorrhea treatment.

How can gonorrhea be prevented?

  1. abstinence from sex.
  2. do not have sex with someone who has unusual symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases such as burning during urination or a genital rash or sore.
  3. use condom during any type of sex.
  4. and ask your partner to be tested for sexually transmitted disease to be sure that he or she is free of sexually transmitted infection.

Want to know about gonorrhea diet?

A  diet for gonorrhea treatment involve consuming natural foods that contains several vitamins and minerals that boost the immune system and avoiding of foods that may aggravate or worsen symptoms of gonorrhea. They are:

  • Avoidance of baked foods, diary product that are high in fat, fatty meat, saturated fat such as cheese, butter or lard and spicy foods to prevent irritation and inflammation.
  • Consumption of unfermented beer and new wine increases gonorrhea discharge.
  • Consumption of plain and bland diet that is not stimulating is vital when battling with gonorrhea.
  • Eat foods rich in zinc: zinc can help to increase the number of the body antibodies and white blood cells which help to fight gonorrhoea. Zinc rich foods sources are: benniseeds or sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, oysters, figs, eggplant/ garden eggs, peanuts or groundnuts, onion, celery, asparagus.
  • Vitamin C rich foods: vitamin C which known as ascorbic acid contains antioxidants that boosts body immune system and increase your resistance to bacteria infections. Foods sources include: spinach, oranges, lemon, grapefruit, pawpaw (papaya), apples, plums, celery, dates, pineapple, avocado, mango, bananas, pumpkin.
  • Vitamin A rich foods: it can be obtained inform of beta carotene in many foods. They are: Basil , carrots, tomatoes, dandelion, cashews, asparagus, pumpkin, barley, beans, celery, lettuce, avocados.

Now, it is time examine gonorrhoea treatment.

This article is not meant to be a substitute to where the services of medical professional is urgently needed.

Gonorrhea Treatment

1. Cut the roots of either plantain or banana into slices and pound them in a motal using pestle to extract the juice.

Add 500 ml Organic pure honey to 900 ml of either the plantain or banana juice.

Include the following:

7 tablespoons of fresh Garlic (Alubosa ayu in Yoruba; Ayuu in Igbo; Tafarnuwa in Hausa)

3 tablespoons of powdered Alligator Pepper seeds (Otita in Idoma; Atare in Yoruba; Ose oji in Igbo; Gydar maryaji in Hausa)

5 tablespoons of onion juice (Alubosa in Yoruba; Alubarha in Edo; Albasa in Hausa; Yabasi in Igbo)

Mix all items mentioned above thoroughly. Take 3 tablespoons three times a day. It very good in gonorrhea treatment.

2. Obtain the following :

Leaves of Aerva Lanata (Okpunzu ninu in Igbo; Ewe aje, Efun ile in Yoruba), Bark of Spondias Mombin (Hog plum in English; Iyeye in Yoruba; Uvuru, Ijikara, Ogogo in Igbo; Tsadar lamarudu in Hausa), Roots of Zanthoxylum Zanthoxyloides (Candle wood in English; Orin ata in Yoruba; Fasakuwa in Hausa; Ukor in Igbo; Fasakohiri in Fulani) and Rhizome of Costus Afer (Ginger Lilly in English; Okpete, Opete in Igbo; Apeko, Epete, Teteregun, Ateregun in Yoruba). Boil them in maize or corn water (Omidun, Omi Ori Ogi, Omikan in Yoruba) for 40 minutes. Take 250 ml three times a day for gonorrhea treatment.

3. Tetrapleura Tetrapleura (Aridan, Aidan in Yoruba; Owoglo in Idoma; Oshosho, Osakirisa in Igbo; Dawo in Hausa; Ighimia in Bini; Apapa in Ijaw; Edeminang in Efik; Uyayak in Ibibio) Boil the fruit pods of Tetrapleura Tetrapleura in water. When it is lukewarm use it to wash the affected area. Do it twice in a day gonorrhea treatment.

4. Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) is used in gonorrhea treatment. Put 1 tablespoon of Apple Cider Vinegar in 250 ml cup of and drink twice daily for gonorrhea treatment.

5. Tea tree essential oil: Blend 3 drops of Tea tree essential oil with 1 tablespoon of coconut oil. Pour the blended mixture on a clean bandage and place the bandage on the affected area. Do it twice daily for gonorrhea treatment.

6. Paulina Pinnata (Aku-ise in Igbo; Kakasenla in Yoruba) Prepare tea infusion of Paulina Pinnata. Take 250 ml of it three times a day for gonorrhea treatment.

References

www.cdc.gov/std/gonorrhea/treatment.htm

www.amzonswatchmagazine.com

www.avert.org

https://www.std-gov.org/std/gonorrhoea.htm

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/155653.php

www.123rf.com

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