GONORRHOEA.

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What is the defintion of Gonorrhoea?
Sexually transmitted bacterial infections.
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What are the causes of Gonorrhoea?
1. Sharing sex toys. 2. Passed to a baby via pregnancy. 3. Unprotected anal/oral/vaginal sex.
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What are the symptoms of Gonorrhoea?
1. Pain when passing urine. 2. Pain/tenderness in lower abdomen. 3. Bleeding between periods. 4. Thick green/yellow discharge. 5. Inflammation of the foreskin.
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What treatment is there for Gonorrhoea?
1. Single dose of antibiotics (normally an injection but can be a pill).
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What are the physical impacts of Gonorrhoea?
1. Potential pelvic inflammatory disease. 2. Long term pelvic pain. 3. Infertility. 4. Increased risk of an eptopic pregnancy.
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What are the intellectual impacts of Gonorrhoea?
1. Read up on protection. 2. Learn how to access the health services.
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What are the emotional impacts of Gonorrhoea?
1. Embarrased. 2. Trust issues (if recieved from a partner). 3. Anxious (about fertility).
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What are the social impacts of Gonorrhoea?
1. Withdrawn from friends (extreme). 2. Isloate yourself. 3. No sexual contact until treamtent is over and symptoms are clear. 4. Could cause tension between partners.
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What are the financial impacts of Gonorrhoea?
1. None.
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