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sat down quietly as I was concluding the medical report. With a calm a voice, I told her the results indicated that she had gonorrhea and luckily it was not too late for treatment. She was shocked and began to cry. I had to encourage her that it was not the end of the world and her case was not complex because with proper treatment she will be cured within no time. She stopped crying and I explained to her the treatment procedure which will be done in the next few days. Treatment Plan Like most bacterial infections, gonorrhea will be treated by use of antibiotics ( Grad, Goldstein, Lipsitch, & White, 2015 ). The recommended antibiotic is ceftriaxone which will be administered as an injection on the buttock ( Lahra, Ryder & Whiley, 2014 ). The antibiotic azithromycin which is in tablet form will be administered orally immediately (“CDC”, 2018). If the patient abstains from any sexual activity, the medicine will work and after seven days she will have recovered (Mercola, 2018). Diagnosis will not greatly impact the patient as compared to diseases such as HIV/AIDS. The only short-term effect will be no sexual activity until she is
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JOURNAL ENTRY 4 cured completely. The long-term effect is that she will have to use protection while having sex to avoid future ailments. There will be no need for drug therapy and further treatment except the ceftriaxone injection. Checkups will be mandatory to assess the progress of the administered
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