How is gonococcal arthritis prevented?

Updated: Jan 12, 2019
  • Author: Victoria Fernandes Sullivan, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Measures that may help prevent gonococcal arthritis include the following:

  • Patient education

  • Identification of high-risk sexual practices

  • Promoting use of protective barrier contraceptives (ie, condom)

  • Contacting the patient’s sexual partners for education, examination, and possible treatment


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