Our labs test for gonorrhea by screening a urine sample for the presence of the rRNA of the bacteria that cases gonorrhea infections, N gonorrhoeae. The test only takes a few minutes and we only require a small urine sample, no uncomfortable screening procedures are used.
Gonorrhea is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections in the United States, with an estimated 700k new cases each year. One of the most at-risk group in the United States for getting the virus are sexually active teenagers. Gonorrhea can be gone through vaginal, oral or anal sex and also can be located in the mouth, anal cavities, throat and also vaginal canal. Some signs and symptoms of the infection consist of yet are not limited to things like having lower stomach pain, having a horrible burning feeling when you pee, having weird bleeding in between periods if you are a girl, having some spot bleeds after sexual activity as well as an unusual swelling of the ulva. Symptoms in males include several of the very same things like a burning sensation when you pee, as well as having inflamed throat glands if you've been going down on contaminated women.
Like chlamydia as well as syphilis, gonorrhea can be dealt with relatively conveniently with a stable supply of anti-biotics prescribed by a physician. Although there are often evident indications that you've contracted the infection, you could be at major risk for irreversible damages if you don't get it taken care of reasonably swiftly. Ladies that do not obtain medicine for the gonorrhea infection can have urinary tract infections, or pelvic inflammatory disease which could possibly render them incapable to ever bare offspring. Ectopic pregnancies likewise are very common if a lady has an unattended gonorrhea infection-- these are particularly harmful since they can kill both the mommy and also the child. The illness could likewise spread from the mouth, throat or genital areas to the bones by way of the blood. A neglected gonorrhea infection can be really life threatening so kindly, ensure to obtain testing for STDs early as well as often as well as make sure that your test is undoubtedly searching for gonorrhea.