Gonorrhea is the most common Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) in the world. This is because of Neisseria Gonorrhoeae or gonococcus bacteria bacteria attacks. Study shows that in the United States nearly 1.5 million young people (aged between of 15 to 25) infected by this bacteria. Among them at least 25% cases remain unregistered because very often signs of gonorrhea for males are asymptomatic and many young people beleive that those signs are usual.
Signs of Gonorrhea for Males
Around 1 in 10 cases external signs of gonorrhea for males is unnoticed. However, for men who have gonorrhea symptoms are –
- Feeling burning sensation at the time of urinating
- Urethral infection with unusual, thick yellow, white or green discharge from the penis
- Inflammation (swelling) of the foreskin
- Another less common signs of gonorrhea for males is painful or swollen testicles
For both men and women Gonorrhea may create infection at rectum, throat and eyes. This bacterial sexually transmitted infection creates unusual discharge from rectum or makes person discomfort, anal itching, soreness, bleeding and sometimes painful bowel movements. Conjunctivitis may develop if semen or vaginal fluid let go into eyes. For throat infection, without having any external symptoms, infected person feel something wrong in his throat.
Signs of gonorrhea for newborn babies may visible in their eyes within first couple of weeks. In this case eyes converted in red and swollen, and have a heavy, pus-like unusual discharge.
Causes for Gonorrhea of Males
The main reason of Gonorrhea for men and women is doing sex (either vaginal, anal, or oral) with someone who has gonorrhea. But Gonorrhea may spread by other couple of ways.
This dieses may transmitted from infected pregnant women to her new born baby.
Sharing Sex toys and sex vibrators are a good source to spread this dieses. That’s why before using any sex toys or vibrator washed as it should be and covered with a new condom or other protectors.
This STD never spread by hugging, using sharing swimming pool, towel, toilet seat, using same cup and plates and even by kissing.
Treatment of Gonorrhea
Just after noticing signs of gonorrhea in males and female, it should be reported to the health care provider. Because gonorrhea is fully curable with the correct treatment. But is very important to complete the full course. Usually injection and a single antibiotic is given for Gonorrhea treatment. But both men and women untreated condition may lead serious and permanent pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
Signs of gonorrhea for males should be taken casually, in rare cases, untreated gonorrhea may lead him to be sterile. That means he will not be able to become a father. Even untreated long term gonorrhea can spread to different joints and blood. This is life threatening.
At last, any sexually active person may infected by Neisseria Gonorrhoeae bacteria because of insecure vaginal, anal, or oral sex. All sexually active person who is gay or bisexual (new or multiple sex partners) should be tested common STDs in every year. Because at present Gonorrhea is most common reported sexually transmitted dieses in the USA among all bacterial STDs.