Gonorrhoea gallery

Bartholinsabscess

Bartholins abscess. Note large swollen area in left labia. GC is one of the bacteria that can cause this. Treatment is with anti biotics and surgery to drain it.

epididymoorchitis

GC can cause a very painful epididymoorchitis. Note swollen reddened right scrotum and testes.

GC-slide

A sample of discharge is stained on a slide and examined under the microscope. GC shows up as diplococci in group within pus cells.

Gonorrhoea of the eye. This is an emergency as the eye can perforate if treatment is not started as soon as possible.

Gonorrhoea of the eye. This is an emergency as the eye can perforate if treatment is not started as soon as possible.

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Purulent urethral discharge typical of GC

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Inflamed meatus on examination but no discharge is visible.

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Same patient but urethra has been ‘stripped’ (squeezed along its length) to bring the discharge to the opening for testing