of the reproductive organs of
Normally it affects to uretra in the men and uretra,
, the cervix and / or the tubes of Fallopian tube in the women.
It can also affect the anus, the throat, the joints and the eyes.
of incubation (the time between the
and the appearance of the first symptoms) is of 2 to 10 days.
by gonococo. This one can cause blindness in the
(to see prevention)
(septicemia by gonococo)
in women, that can produce
of the testicles)
of the valves of the heart)
in the men (sometimes)
It cures from the beginning between ten and fifteen days with the correct treatment.
The complications (
, septicemia. are very serious.
Diagnosis and treatment.
Tests of diagnosis that include analysis of blood, cultures of laboratory and microscopic analysis of the
secretion, the rectum or the throat.
OF MEDICAL TREATMENT And SUPERVISION.
Medication with antibiotics (the resistance to penicillin is an added
The culture post - cure will confirm the cure. The patient will have to put to the test
Lávese the hands frequently specially after the
micción and evacuations.
One does not touch the eyes with the hands.
Report to all its
companions so that they can be put in treatment.
companions whose practices and state of
Use condón of látex (preventive) during the
In order to avoid that I
to new born produces conjuntivitis to them, the "procedure of Credè"
made, the instilación of
of nitrate of
of antibiotic is used)
The cases of
will have to be communicated to the Department of local
with the purpose of avoiding their propagation.
Its cooperation is important and the confidentiality will be assured.
Factors of risk.
childbirth for the
of infected woman.
Signs and symptoms.
The women normally do not suffer any symptom or in any case less than the man, whose symptoms generally are more pronouncing:
Quemazón when tinkling.
green - yellowish thick secrección by the penis or the
when making the
Rectal annoyances or losses (sometimes)
Pain in the joints.
Sarpullido, specially in the palms of the hand.
Pain slight throat (in some occasions)
by the bacterium of the