Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted disease caused by infection with Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) bacterium. Symptoms are more pronounce in men than in women. Common symptoms include urethral infection such as dysuria or pyuria. Men with gonorrhoea may also complain of testicular or scrotal pain. Symptoms usually appear in a week after infection.
- • Condomless vaginal, neovaginal or anal sex
- • Condomless oral sex
Gonorrhoea can be treated with antibiotic. It is recommended to bring your sexual partners to testing and treatment regardless of symptoms. There are 2 treatment plans to treat Gonorrhoea :
- Doctors mostly treat Gonorrhoea with a one-time injection of 500 mg ceftriaxone together with Azithromycin (Azithromycin) 1 gram single dose or
- Injection of ceftriazone (Ceftriaxone) 500 mg with Doxycycline (Doxycycline) 100 mg orally twice a day after meals for 14 days.
- • Use condom when having sex
- • Regular sexual health check-ups when at risk
A specimen collection from throat, anus, and urine or vaginal/neovaginal by yourself or by healthcare providers. The test result will be known approximately within 2 hours.