Gonorrhea. Symptoms

Definition of gonorrhea
Venereal disease caused by the gonococcus of Neisser, which inflame the lining of the urethral tube, causes the secretion inflammatory, first and then mucopurulent effusion through the external orifice of the male urethral tube located in the forelimb of the penis.
How can infect or gonorrhea gonorrhea

Mainly in three ways:
* Sex with infected people.
* At the time of delivery. The newborn becomes infected while passing through the vagina of the infected mother (eye gonorrhea newborns).
* Through clothing contaminated with pus blennorrhagica (underpants, panties, sanitary towels, sheets, etc.)..

Symptoms of gonorrhea or gonorrhea
* A few days after infection warns man itching and a sensation of heat along the urethral canal during urination becomes burning.
* The external urethral orifice presents red and flow through it a few drops of a thick dirty white.
* If the infection progresses, the secretion becomes more abundant and dense, creamy drop of purulent fluid, gray or yellowish gray.
* Urination becomes much more painful.
* If urethral inflammation (urethritis) is very intense, there may be fever and painful erection of the penis.
* The infection can spread to different areas (prostate, urethral walls, bladder, epididymis, testis and renal pelvis)
* In the case of women the infection may spread to the vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries.
* If the infection enters the blood one of the most common symptoms may be arthritis by inflammation of certain joints (elbow, knee, hip) and presents with fever, swelling and pain in the affected joint.

Symptoms of gonorrhea. Urethral inflammation (urethritis)
If inflammation is severe urethral presents:
* Fever
* Painful erection of the penis
* Swollen lymph nodes in the English
* Pain on palpation of lymph nodes
* If the inflammation spreads to nearby tissues can occur:
* Periuretritis
* Inflammation of the mucosa of the glans (balanitis)
* Inflammation of the mucosa of the glans and foreskin (balanoposthitis)
* Inflammation of the prostate (prostatitis)
* Cystitis: inflammation of the bladder
* Orchitis: Inflammation of a testicle
* Pyelitis: inflammation of the renal pelvis

Symptoms of gonorrhea urethritis female blennorrhagic
Because women have a shorter urethral tube, urethritis female has a clinical picture much less clear, which may even go unnoticed. Yet the symptoms are:
* Dolores less intense
* Purulent discharge scarcer
* Frequent urination
* Painful urination, especially if you also have cystitis

However, women in the more important the other sites of infection by blennorrhagic their internal and external genitalia. In these cases there may be: vulvitis, vaginitis, cervicitis, endometritis, oophoritis, salpingitis, etc..

Symptoms of gonorrhea. Locations outside the genital tract. Arthritis
If the infection passes into the bloodstream, in both sexes can suffer from arthritis, pericarditis, endacarditis, pleurisy, meningitis, pyelitis, pyelonephritis, conjuntivis gonococcal, and so on.

Of all these various consequences of gonorrhea, arthritis is the most frequent. Mainly located in the larger joints (hip, knee, elbow) and the symptoms are:
* Fever
* Swelling and joint pain
* Inflammation of the synovium with pus.

Symptoms of gonorrhea. Gonococcal conjunctivitis
The gonorrhea infection may also spread to the conjunctiva of the eye. In these cases the symptoms are:
* Swelling of the eyelids
* Engorgement and redness of the conjunctiva mucosa
* Purulent discharge that may affect the cornea (keratitis) which may influence visual function.

There is also blennorrhagic newborn conjunctivitis, acquired at the time of birth through an infected vagina.

Symptoms of gonorrhea or anorectal gonorrhea
It is caused by infection of the anal mucosa that relates either to accidental contamination or during anal intercourse with a person already infected with gonorrhea. The symptoms are:
* Pain or heavy feeling in the rectum
* Painful Defecation
* Out of pus from the anal orifice
* Inflamed anal mucosa and ulcerated

Related Topics
Homeopathy for Gonorrhea or Gonorrhea
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