How to Treat Gonorrhea
It is a sexually-transmitted disease (STD) which can affect the reproductive tract in men and women. Gonorrhea can occur in the uterus, cervix, and fallopian tubes in women, and in the urethra (urine canal) in both genders. Gonorrhea can also affect the throat, eyes and mouth. Symptoms may appear within 2-5 days of infection, or as late as 30 days after infection.
Symptoms and treatment of gonorrhea
Remember that any sexually active person can be infected with gonorrhea. In the United States, the highest reported rates of infection are among: Sexually active teenagers, Young adults, African Americans. Gonorrhea requires medical treatment. If left untreated, it can cause numerous serious health problems, including chronic pain and infertility in both men and women. Eventually, untreated gonorrhea can be spread to the blood and joints, which can be a life-threatening condition.
There are several antibiotics that can be used to treat adults and adolescents with gonorrhea. For uncomplicated Gonococcal infections of the cervix and urethra, the following may be prescribed: Ceftriaxone, Cefixime, Single-dose cephalosporin regimens, Anyone being treated for gonorrhea will likely be tested/treated for other STDs, most often chlamydia. It is extremely important to take all of the medication prescribed by your doctor to cure gonorrhea.
Herbs and Homeopathy
It can work complimentary to Antibiotics:Herbs such as Santalum album, Cyperus rotundus Symplocos racemosa, Ficus bengalensis, Salmalia Malabarica help to reduce the vaginal discharge. They also help to reduce the symptoms of burning urination. Homeopathic Nosodes work to boost specific immune responses to prevent attacks of infection and make the body’s environment inhospitable for the growth of bacteria. These natural remedies may help people suffering from mild to moderate infection with Gonorrhea. It is resistant to penicillin, ampicillin, and amoxicillin. In some countries, gonorrhea is resistant to the antibiotics that cure strains found in the United States.
Medications that effectively treat uncomplicated gonorrhea include cefixime, ceftriaxone, spectinomycin, and ofloxacin. Ceftriaxone is usually injected intramuscularly in a single dose. Side effects include nausea, rash headache, itching, and pain and redness at the injection site. Because NGU or chlamydia occurs simultaneously with gonorrhea in up to one-half of infected patients, ceftriaxone is often given and oral tetracycline, doxycycline, minocycline, or erythromycin prescribed. These oral medications are typically taken for 7 to 10 days. Side effects include nausea, mild abdominal pain, and diarrhea. Pregnant women should consult their physician before taking these drugs. A follow-up examination is recommended 3 to 5 days after completing treatment.
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