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    • GONORRHEA “THE CLAP” Sociology 021 Dr. Raskoff Martha Avtandilian Zoe Fronjian Ian Erlich
    • Sources and Causes What are the sources or causes of gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is caused by bacteria that is passed through discharge during sexual contact. How does it spread? It can be spread through urethra, vagina, penis, cervix, anus and throat.
    • Symptoms and Variation What are the symptoms and does it vary between different people? Gonorrhea typically shows no sign of its presence. If symptoms do occur, they are as follows: Women: Abdominal pain, bleeding between periods, fever, painful intercourse, painful urination, swelling vulva, urinate more often, throwing up, and yellow/green vaginal discharge.
    • Men: puss discharge from Unisex: Itchy anus and painful bowel penis, painful and frequent movements, [oral infection:] itchy sore urination. throat, and trouble swallowing.
    • Problems that occur… Women: Spreads to the urethra’s fallopian tubes, resulting in pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), which causes trouble with pregnancy and infertility and adds risk of contracting HIV. Men: Causes kidney failure, urinary tract infection, urinary problems, narrowing of the urethra caused by scarring, and a collection of pus around the urethra.
    • What are the available treatment options? Antibiotics: ex. Ciprofloxazin or Ofloxcin
    • Trends and At-Risk Groups What trends exist with respect to the occurrence of this STD? Are there any groups at high risk of contracting this STD? High rates are found in African American men and woman 20-24 years of age.
    • Overall, what is the bad news about gonorrhea? People diagnosed with gonorrhea also have chlamydia, and it is usually undetected and spreads easily.
    • Overall, what is the good news about gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is fully curable, and a life lesson has been learned.