2020 Volume 9 Issue 4
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An Overview on Gonorrhea Diagnosis and Management in Primary Health Care Centre

Yasir Dakheel Alturki, Saud Mohammed S Albalawi, Bandar Aedh Alyami, Saeed Abdullah M Alahmari, Abdulmajeed Ayed Al Hashim, Naif Shalan Jokhaideb Alalyani, Dayis Saud F Alqahtani, Sultanah Sameer Saeedi, Saja Mohammad Aljehani, Khaled Ali Ali Hakami, Hisham Sultan Althobaiti

Background: Sexually transmitted infections are the most common communicable conditions and affect the health and lives of people worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), sexually transmitted infections are one of the four types of disease for which adults around the world most commonly seek medical help. Sexually transmitted infections can cause neonatal and fetal damages, tumors of the genital tract, and secondary infertility. A number of diagnostic strategies and tests, of variable quality, are available for the individual pathogens.Objectives: We aimed to review the literature reviewing the pathophysiology, clinical symptoms and impressions, risk factors, diagnosis, and management of gonorrhea. Methodology: PubMed database was used for articles selection, papers on were obtained and reviewed. Conclusion: Obtaining an authentic and meticulous sexual history from patients can boost risk reduction by early diagnosis and prompt treatment. Also, providing extensive laboratory assistance to aid in the diagnosis is crucial to find out the accuracy of any syndromic management approach. Treatment of gonorrhea depends on manifestations and the duration, which depends on clinical response.

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