If you suffer from Gonorrhea it is very important that you abstain from sex until fully healed. The infections are treated by antibiotics in most cases.

The treatment of choice is penicillin in large dose for 5-6- days. The doctor may also prescribe painkillers.

But there are some strains of the bacterium which are resistant to many antibiotics. So after the initial administration a modification of the treatment may be needed.

When there is resistance erythromycin or other antibiotics are administered.

General treatment for complications in men includes hot baths, and if epididymitis has manifested relaxation, cold compresses and rest.

In women infection of the tubes requires rest and possible surgical intervention..