Category Archives: Sexually transmitted diseases

Pelvic inflammatory disease

With females, there is cervicitis, discharge and an inflamed, nontender cervix. Spread can occur to the rectum, which is usually totally asymptomatic. Then spread can occur beyond the mucosa of the urethra, of the cervix, of the rectum and of

Gonorrhea is a disease of the young

Gonorrhea is a disease of the young – 15 to 25 years as defined by the CDC. It is more common in urban blacks of low socioeconomic status. This is somewhat interesting. We see a lot more gonorrhea in people


Gonorrhea and Chlamydia As we have learned more and more about chlamydia, we have come to recognize that gonorrhea and chlamydia are not only often transmitted together but also very, very difficult to differentiate in terms of the syndromes they