Prevention of Gonorrhea
Prevention of Gonorrhea:
Methods of prevention of Gonorrhea mentioned in various sources
includes those listed below.
This prevention information is gathered from various sources,
and may be inaccurate or incomplete.
None of these methods guarantee prevention of Gonorrhea.
Clinical Trials for Gonorrhea
Some of the clinical trials for Gonorrhea include:
Latest Treatments for Gonorrhea
Some of the more recent treatments for Gonorrhea include:
Treatments for Gonorrhea
Treatments to consider for Gonorrhea may include:
Prevention of Gonorrhea:
Gonorrhea: DSTD (Excerpt)
How can gonorrhea be
Use latex condoms
correctly every time you have sex .
Persons who choose to
engage in sexual behaviors that can place them at risk for STDs should use
latex condoms every time they have sex. A condom put on the penis before
starting sex and worn until the penis is withdrawn can help protect both
the male and the female partner from gonorrhea. When a male condom cannot
be used appropriately, sex partners should consider using a female
Condoms do not
provide complete protection from all STDs. Sores and lesions of other STDs
on infected men and women may be present in areas not covered by the
condom, resulting in transmission of infection to another
Limit the number of
sex partners, and do not go back and forth between
abstinence, or limit sexual contact to one uninfected
If you think you are
infected, avoid sexual contact and see a health care provider
Any genital symptoms
such as discharge or burning during urination or unusual sore or rash
should be a signal to stop having sex and to consult a health care
provider immediately. If you are told you have gonorrhea or any other STD
and receive treatment, you should notify all of your recent sex partners
so that they can see a health care provider and be treated. This will
reduce the risk that your partners will develop serious complications from
gonorrhea and will reduce your own risk of becoming reinfected. (Source: excerpt from Gonorrhea: DSTD)
Gonorrhea, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID (Excerpt)
male latex condoms correctly and consistently during vaginal or
rectal sexual activity, you can reduce your risk of getting
gonorrhea and its complications.
(Source: excerpt from Gonorrhea, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)
Gonorrhea: NWHIC (Excerpt)
Because gonorrhea is highly contagious and yet may cause no symptoms,
all men and women who have sexual contact with more than one partner
should be tested regularly for the disease. Using condoms (rubbers) during
sexual intercourse is very effective in preventing the spread of
infection. Diaphragms may also reduce the risk of transmission. Constant
awareness and precautions are necessary because a person who has once
contracted the disease does not become immune--many people acquire
gonorrhea more than once. (Source: excerpt from Gonorrhea: NWHIC)
Prevention Claims: Gonorrhea
Information on prevention of Gonorrhea comes from many sources.
There are some sources that claim preventive benefits
for many different diseases for various products.
We may present such information
in the hope that it may be useful,
however, in some cases claims of Gonorrhea prevention may be
dubious, invalid, or not recognized in mainstream medicine.
Please discuss any treatment, discontinuation of treatment,
or change of treatment plans with your doctor
or professional medical specialist.
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