Katie DanielsKatie Daniels
Mr. HolleyMr. Holley
H.I. Period 3H.I. Period 3
12 November, 201012 November, 2010
Definition of GonorrheaDefinition of Gonorrhea
“Gonorrhea is a common and highly contagious
STD. It is one of the world’s oldest diseases”
(Michaud). Gonorrhea is a very common and
treatable STD with antibiotics. It is an STD that
is caused by “the bacterium Neisseria
What are the Symptoms?What are the Symptoms?
♂ Pain when urinating
♂ Swollen Testes
♂ Discharge from the
♀ Pelvic Pain
♀ Miss period
♀ Smelly liquid discharge
How Do You Get It?How Do You Get It?
Gonorrhea is a bacteria which grows in
certain parts of the body. A person that
has the Gonorrhea bacteria can spread it
to another person by sexual intercourse.
How Do You Prevent It?How Do You Prevent It?
Gonorrhea can be prevented by simply
taken more precautions, such as wearing
condoms or being careful in their use. Or a
more simple and easy way to prevent
contraction of any STD is simply to abstain
from having sex.
How Do You Treat It?How Do You Treat It?
Gonorrhea falls into the bacterial category
of STDs. This means that it can be cured
with antibiotics and the victim will have no
What do you know about Gonorrhea?
I know that Gonorrhea is a type of bacterial STD and can
be treated with antibiotics. I also know that the bacterial
types of STDs are not permanent but can still be very
painful. Also, the infectious types of STDs can be fatal
and may very well last forever, though there are
medicines to help reduce their symptoms. I also know
that if an STD is not caught quickly enough, the carrier
could end up in a lot of pain, or in some cases, even
Works CitedWorks Cited
Michaud, Christopher. "Gonorrhea." Teen Health and
Wellness. Rosen, 2010. Web. 12 Nov. 2010.
Chang, Anne Lynn S. "Gonorrhea." Magills Medical Guide.
Ed. Tracy Irons-Georges, 4th rev. ed. 5 vols. Pasadena,
Calif.: Salem Press, 2008. Salem Health Web. 12 Nov.