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    person through sexual intercourse, by contact with blood, or from mother to child. Chlamydia, Syphilis, HIV/AIDS, Herpes, and Gonorrhea are some of the better known sexually transmitted diseases. However, there are more than twenty different types of sexually transmitted diseases. Gonorrhea, also known as the clap, is where the focus will be throughout this paper. One will be given the insight into the cause, the signs and symptoms, the pathophysiology, the diagnostic tests, the…

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    Gonorrhea

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    Gonorrhea “It is estimated that around 800,000 cases of gonorrhea occur each year in the united states” (Gonorrhea Statistics). Gonorrhea is an STD. It is when there is inflammatory discharge from the vagina. “The exact time gonorrhea started cannot be ascertained” (Gonorrhea History). The most earliest records of the gonorrhea were found in 1611 when the English parliament enacted a law to ensure that the spread of the infection is decreased. Gonorrhea symptoms were observed when the…

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    Gonorrhea Essay

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    The etiological agent of Gonorrhea is Neisseria gonorrhoeae, affects both sexually active males and females of all ages. The chain of transmission of Neisseria gonorrhoeae is by direct sexual contact via vaginal, anal, oral intercourse, or from a mother to their baby, during childbirth. Contact of infectious exudates from mucous membranes of an infected human creates a passageway from one human to another human and/or partner. Gonorrhea is listed as a sexually transmitted disease (STD) and is…

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    Gonorrhea Infection

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    that demographic characteristics are associated with repeat gonorrhea infection, such as younger age (< 25 years), African-American race, junior enlisted rank, and one year of military service. The literature indicates that individuals under 25 years of age are at higher risk of acquiring gonorrhea, and therefore, it is argumented that they are more likely to become reinfected with gonorrhea, as well as with other contagious infections such as chlamydia. This argument is supported by the…

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    My experience of visiting the Minot Air Force Base, Dakota Elementary School. The school was K-5 grade and I was allowed to observe multiple grade levels/classrooms. My first visit was to a fifth grade classroom. The classroom consisted of 19 students and the desks were in groups of four. They were doing a math lesson on the smart board on how to add decimals. The math series Dakota Elementary uses is McGraw-Hill with Common Core State Standards written in the corner of the book. When I asked…

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    Essay On Gonorrhea

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    Gonorrhea is a relatively common sexually transmitted infection in the United States. The culprit of this infection is Neisseria Gonorrheae, a type of bacteria that thrives in moist, warm environments (Gonorrhea). It is this quality of N.Gonorrheae that makes the reproductive tract prime real estate for infection. Health care professionals working with sexually active people need to be especially thorough in their exams and education to ensure that Gonorrhea does not spread. As the phrase…

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    Gonorrhea is a very common sexually transmitted disease that is caused by the bacterium, Neisseria gonorrhoeae. It is estimated that roughly 820,000 Americans have a gonococcal infection, an infection involving N. gonorrhoeae, each year. According to the CDC, less than half of estimated infections are reported to the organization. It is also approximated that 570,000 of Americans who are infected with the disease are between the ages of 15 and 24. In a 2015 quantitative observation, the CDC…

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    Gonorrhea Research Paper

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    Diseases once determined to be cured by antibiotics have become more prevalent and incurable once again. Gonorrhea was one of the success stories of antibiotics. Antibiotics cured those infected with the bacteria causing gonorrhea. Angela Woodward reports, “The sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea was easily cured with a single dose of penicillin in the middle of the twentieth century. By the 1970s, penicillin-resistant strains of the disease had become prevalent in Asia, and migrated from…

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    Gonorrhea and syphilis are on the rise in the U.S., mostly in men who have sex with men (MSM), a trend the government said is linked to inadequate testing among people stymied by homophobia and limited access to health care. The rate of new gonorrhea cases rose 4 percent in 2012 from the year before, while syphilis jumped 11 percent, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said today in a report. Rates for chlamydia, the most common of the bacterial sexually transmitted diseases,…

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    Gonorrhea Case Studies

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    focus on gonorrhea, a bacterial STI but mainly on its causes, ways of transmission, the symptoms for both males and females, the way it is diagnosed and treated and effective prevention methods. (Rathus, Nevid, Fishner-Rathus, Mckay, 2016, p.356). Gonorrhea is a highly common bacterial STI it is caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae, it can only survive in warm and moist environment such as the urinary tract in both males and females as well as the cervix. Gonorrhea can be transmitted…

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