(d) Area surrounding meatus may be red and swollen.
Usually starts 7 to 21 days after sexual exposure.
(b) Dysuria (painful or difficult urination).
(c) Frequency and increase in vaginal discharge, purulent (pus-like)
discharge from the urethra.
b. Preventive Measures.
(1) Report to the local health authority (Preventive Medicine Office for the
military and the Community Health Office for the civilian population).
(a) The infected person should identify and report all infected sexual
partners, if possible.
(b) He should also report visible signs of infection.
1 For males--sores on genitalia or discharge from penis.
2 For females--increased vaginal discharge, lesions of skin and
mucous membranes. Ask the female if she has burning during urination.
Isolation not required.
Quarantine not required.
Refer infected person to a physician for treatment.
Educate the public through health and sex education classes.
(6) Protect the community by control of prostitution (advise against
prostitution) and discourage sexual promiscuity.
Use of personal prophylaxis; that is., condoms.
Avoid sexual intercourse until released/okayed by doctor; (usually 6 to 8