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  1. Gonorrhea ( Bacteria ) gon-uh-ree-uh Gonorrhea-A venereal disease involving inflammatory discharge from the urethra (males) and vagina (females). Also called “the clap”. Amolak , Kareena , Tarn & Rashad

  2. Symptoms For Men • Yellow,green& white discharge from penis. • Testicles start to swellandhurt. • Burningsensation of penis from urination. • Can take 30 days to occur. • Sometimes symptoms are mild or none. • Spreads to rectum causing anal itching.

  3. Symptoms for Women • Yellow , greenor white vaginal discharge. • Paininurinationin pelvic area. • Women may experience Pink-eye or conjunctivitis. • Irregular bleeding between periods may occur. • Vulvitisorswellingofthevulva. • Spottingmay happen after sexual intercourse.

  4. Causes • Gonorrhea infections are caused by bacteria. • It is transmitted through sexual intercourse. • Mother’s may spread to newborn babies. • 20 percent risk for heterosexual men. • A higher risk for homosexual men. • 60 - 80 percent risk for women.

  5. Prevention & Treatment • To prevent, abstain from sexual intercourse. • Usecondomsmore safely and correctly. • Get yourself and your partner tested. • Clean your genitals thoroughly and frequently. • Have long term relationships with spouse. • Get an injectable antibiotic of ceftriaxone.

  6. Dangers • Can lead to infertility of females. • You will smell like a fish. • You will experience abdominal pain. • Can lead to pelvic inflameddiseases. • Can lead to swollentesticles/rectum. • Can lead to having amiscarriage.

  7. Statistics Gonorrhea in 2009/10 Canada

  8. Pictures Gonorrhea infection in the eye. Newborn baby with gonorrhea (caused from mother). Gonorrhea in the mouth. Antibiotic-resistant Gonorrhea.

  9. Questions for you • What is one symptom for men? • What is one symptom for women? • What is a cause of gonorrhea? • What is a prevention and/or treatment for gonorrhea? • What are two dangers for gonorrhea?