Cause of GonorrheaGonorrhea is caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae. These bacteria can be transmitted to others through sexual contact with patients. This disease can also be transmitted from mother to baby during childbirth. We will not be infected with gonorrhea from a towel usage and use of public toilets.
Symptoms of GonorrheaGonorrhea incubation period is very short, in the male is usually between 2-5 days, sometimes longer. In women the incubation period is difficult to determine because generally do not cause symptoms.
In men, initially there is itching and hot around the urethra, the channel that delivers urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. Furthermore, there is pain during urination and cloudy out colored thick secretions from the tip of the urethra which is sometimes accompanied by blood. When the infection is getting up, pain and discharge increases in the more viscous and turbid. In addition there is pain at the time of erection and sometimes there were enlarged lymph nodes in the groin.
In women, symptoms, if any, can be very mild, so people do not realize it. Some 30% -60% of women with gonorrhea are asymptomatic. Symptoms may include pain during urination, urination becomes more frequent, and sometimes cause pain in the lower pelvis. In addition, there are thick and cloudy secretions that come out of the vagina.
Treatment of Gonorrhea DiseaseWhen you realize has symptoms like the above, or have sexual partners with the above symptoms, should see her doctor. The doctor will perform the examination, such as taking secretions from the vagina or penis for analysis. Antibiotics are the treatment for gonorrhea. Sexual partner should also be checked and treated as soon as possible when the diagnosis of gonorrhea. This applies to sexual partners in 2 months, or past sexual partner for 2 months when there is no sexual activity. Many antibiotics are safe and effective for treating gonorrhea, eradicate N.gonorrhoeae, stop the transmission chain, reduce symptoms, and reduce the possibility of residual symptoms. Amoxicillin 2 g + probenecid 1 g, orally
There are plants that can be used to treat gonorrhea, namely:
- Boil 1 g of dried flowers Biduri, Calotropis gigantea [Willd.] Dryand.ex WTAit in remaining 3 cups water to be 1 cup. Once cool strain and drink the water.
- 1 piece of root from Frangipani - Plumeria rubra L.cv. Acutifolia boiled with a glass of water to boiling. Drink 1 a day 1 cup.