Gonorrhea symptoms in female

symptoms in female

How can a female know they have gonorrhea?

Gonorrhea symptoms in female is different from that of men. Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease characterized by discharge from vagina. Gonorrhea bacteria destroys the genital cells and cause pus discharge. In female gonorrhea symptoms  takes longer to show because the area attacked is far deeper from the vaginal opening. However gonorrhea symptoms in female starts with lower abdominal pains. The rest comes later.

What are gonorrhea symptoms in female?

The symptoms of gonorrhea in female include:

  • Lower abdominal pain
  • Pus ,Vaginal discharge thick and brown in color
  • Painful sexual penetration.
  • Anal discharge and pain for those anal sex practitioners
  • Eye discharge in child born from infected mother.

The symptoms may appear after 2 weeks to a month from gonorrhea infection in female. The reason being the fact that gonorrhea attacks the cervix and it is far from vaginal opening. So pus discharge will take longer to be noticed.

gonorrhea in female
In female symptoms takes longer to appear while in male occurs within 3 to 5 days of contracting it.

Pain when urinating in male while female may not feel any pain at all.

Can i have sex if  have gonorrhea?

No the problem is you may feel pain and if no condom used you may pass the infection to your partner.

How is gonorrhea spread?

You can get gonorrhea by having vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who has gonorrhea. A pregnant person with gonorrhea can give the infection to their baby during childbirth.

How can female prevent gonorrhea

Just like any other person, gonorrhea prevention needs to correct use of condom and treating all the affected partners.

Treatment of gonorrhea in female

Gonorrhea symptoms in female disappears few days after treatment with an injection of antibiotics eg ceftriaxone. The anti-bicterial used to treat gonorrhea changes time to time due to reported cases of drug resistance.

What are the differentiating symptoms of gonorrhea in female

There are other diseases that can make you think you have gonorrhea. Example fungal trichomoniasis or chlamydia infection can cause vaginal discharge but with gonorrhea the discharge is thick and brown. Itching is not common unlike in trichomoniasis and fungal vaginal infection. Symptoms in trichomoniasis includes frothy discharge and yellowish, while in chlamydia the discharge in lighter and white. Do not think gonorrhea is same as syphilis. Syphilis causes wounds on private part but not discharge.

What are gonorrhea complications?

gonorrhea symptoms means the disease is present and needs serious action to get rid of it. once a female sees symptoms treatment is needed or else complication maybe severe such as:
Uterine scaring that can cause infertility
Can pass to child and destroy the child' eyes.
When the infection spreads to the uterus, fallopian tubes and other structures the women can have what is called pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).

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