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Gonorrhoea

 

Is a bacterial infection of the genitor-urinary tract and, rarely, the eyes, pharynx and rectum.

What to look for

 

Serious pelvic and lower abdominal pain,
Constant urge to move bowels (anal gonorrhoea)
Pain during intercourse
Frequent need to urinate and burning while urinating,
A pus-like discharge that may be yellowish, green, bloodstained, cloudy or white.
Severe sore throat, pain on swallowing (pharyngeal gonorrhoea)
Chills, vomiting, fever, nausea,
Reddened, irritated tip of penis.

Most women normally don’t realize that they have this disease until it is in the later stages. However men will notice it very quickly and have one or more of the above symptoms. This disease is very contagious and if you think that either you or your partner have been infected you must see a doctor immediately.
Although you have no symptoms you should ask your doctor to perform a gonorrhoea test at least once a year. This is very important for women who are pregnant or plan to be.

Causes

It is caused by a bacterium, which is transmitted sexually.

At Home Remedies

To help reduce pain and inflammation take a hot bath.
You should eat a balanced diet, including live-culture yogurt.
with the herbs listed above with supplement antibiotic therapy
You can use ice packs to reduce abdominal pain.

Dietary Considerations

When your doctor approves you can try to fast for on to three days to help clean out your system.
To flush out toxins from the urinary track drink the juice of cranberry an pomegranate or a mixture of cucumber, celery and parsley.
The reason for that is antibiotics destroys beneficial intestinal bacteria as well as pathogenic kinds, eat yogurt containing live cultures or take acidophilus supplements.

Prevention

 

You should always use a condom. If your partner develops the symptoms, both of you should be tested and treated by a doctor.

When to seek further professional advice

 

If you have any of the symptoms that is listed in the description section.

Alternative/Natural Treatments

In addition to conventional treatment, there are a number of alternative therapies that may help to speed up healing.

Chinese Herbs: a doctor of Chinese medicine may prescribe an herbal formula that is designed to your body’s needs. And to help cleanse you system. This might include Chinese foxglove root (Rehmannia glutinous), Bupleurum (bepleurum Chinese) dong quay (Angelica sinensis), Gentiana (Gentiana scabra) and liquorice (Glycyrrhiza uralensis).

To strengthen the urinary and reproductive systems herbs such as Coptis (Coptis chinensis) are very helpful.

Herbal Therapies: to help with inflammation myrrh (Commiphora molmol), Calendula (Calendula officinalis) and Thuja (Thuja occidentalis). And to reduce discharge that accompany gonorrhea- use these herbs as a tea of douche.

Uva ursi (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) may also help, as could Pipsissewa (Chimaphila umbellata), burdock (Arctium lappa) and goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis).

Homoeopathy: will want to attack the gonorrhoea bacteria with antibiotics and then prescribe a remedy to help strengthen your immune system and to help prevent recurrences.

Traditional Treatment

 

Gonorrhea is a very contagious diseases with serious consequences, you have to seek medical treatment first. Your doctor may prescribe antibiotic’s for it.

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Author - Body and Mind

Published - 2013-01-22