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Neisseria Gonorrhea The Clap—The drip Bacterial infection caused by gonococcus bacterium. First identified by Albert L.S. Neisser 1.1 million cases per year Typically affects 20-24 year olds
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Risk Factors Urban and low socio-economic groups Black/Hispanic are greater risk Multiple sex partners Inconsistent use of condoms Use of drugs or alcohol High prevalence in your social network M to F 50-90% F to M 20-80% Higher chance with vaginal or anal vs oral
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Symptoms male / female * 2-5 days following exposure Clear discharge Thick green-yellow Abscess of Cowper’s Inflammation of urethra Burning upon urination 30-40% get lymphadenopathy Same exposure Affects the cervix Yellowish pus like discharge Burning upon urination 4 out 5 have no symptoms Both symptoms may disappear without treatment
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Transmitted * Likes warm moist environment Urinary meatus in men and cervix women Outside the body it dies within a minute
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