Gonorrhea, if left untreated, can spread and cause other problems, including:
You should refrain from all forms of sexual activity until your body is free from the infection. If you have tested positive for gonorrhea, all your sexual partners should be notified so they can be tested and treated. It is possible to be re-infected, so be sure to use all possible precautionary measures.
Yes. Gonorrhea is easily treated with a course of antibiotics.
Bacterial. Gonorrhea is caused by the Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacterium.
Antibiotics. A single Cefixime, Ceftriaxone, or Cephalosporin.
Upto 1 week. One to two weeks can be needed for symptoms to fully disappear.
No. Sexual activity should be avoided until treatment is successful.
Yes. Re-infection is possible from sexual activity with an infected person.