Gonorrhea Research Paper Outline

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Gonorrhea Outline and Reference Page Ebonee Studstill December 2, 2013 HLTH 503 Dr. John Ejezie Gonorrhea I. Gonorrhea is the second most commonly reported STD in the United States. 300,000 cases were reported in 2011. The incidence of reported gonorrhea among blacks is 17 times the rate among whites. 4 II. Neissera is usually found in the upper respiratory tract of humans, Neissera gonorrhoeae is never part of the normal flora. The bacterium is only found after sexual contact with an infected person (or direct contact). In the vocabulary of public health and medical microbiology Neissera Gonorrhoeae is referred to “gonococcus”. III. Gonorrhea is a prevalent sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacterium Neissera Gonorrhoeae.…show more content…
The ethnic group that seems to be affected more with the disease is African Americans. B. Environmental Areas 1. During 2009–2010, rates increased in the Northeast, South, and West; gonorrhea rates decreased in the Midwest. 2. Gonorrhea can affect anyone but mainly in low socio economic settings. 3. There is no certain occupation that the disease effects. 4. If you become educated about the disease than your less likely to come in contact with the disease you will take caution to all STDS. C. There is no temporal variation for the disease; you can come in contact with gonorrhea during any time of the year. D. Once you’ve been diagnosed with gonorrhea you more than likely have Chlamydia. VI. Some symptoms that may show up are: burning sensation when urinating, or a white, yellow, or greenish discharge from the penis in men. In women, painful/burning sensation when urinating, vaginal discharge, or vaginal bleeding in between periods. 5 1. You can get treated from this disease with an antibiotic. VII. Some problems that might occur in women include: the disease can spread to the fallopian tubes resulting in a pelvic inflammatory disease, which can cause trouble with pregnancy and infertility, it can also add to the risk of you contracting HIV. In men the disease can cause kidney failure, urinary tract infection, and cause an increase of pus around the

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