In recent years, Nanjing Maternal and Child Health Hospital found several cases of neonatal gonococcal ophthalmia , after secretion culture confirmed the baby was suffering from acute gonorrhea conjunctivitis.
The risk of neonatal infection is generally during childbirth . The
baby was delivered by mother's birth canal , this time, the baby 's
mother may be infected with gonorrhea contaminated secretions . Once gonorrhea infection to the eye , it will cause acute purulent conjunctivitis. More in 2 to 4 days after birth, symptoms , and some symptoms seven days after birth . Performance
of eyelid swelling, conjunctival flushing and there are plenty of thick
secretions , not only cause severe conjunctivitis, if not treated in
time , and soon even the eyes of corneal epithelial cells will be
penetrated , causing ulceration or perforation , last a lifetime blindness.
Gonococcal conjunctivitis caused mainly due to their parents due to unclean or extramarital sex . Men
infected with gonorrhea are often symptoms, urinary frequency ,
urgency, dysuria, urethral pus , often manifested gonococcal cervicitis
after women were infected , purulent vaginal discharge , usually no
genital itching, no pain, many women the symptoms are often unknown display , thus ignoring the treatment and become carriers. Prone to premature rupture of membranes , preterm birth after
pregnancy , postpartum due to the decreased resistance prone to
puerperal infection , pelvic inflammatory disease , severe cases can
lead to sepsis.
of a new life ," Love Mom Tip : In order to prevent neonatal gonococcal
ophthalmia , we must emphasize the importance of pre-marital checks . If
it is found concentrated vaginal secretions , should go to a regular
hospital to confirm the diagnosis of cervical secretion culture ,
thorough treatment , thereby reducing the risk of neonatal infection . If you find the newborn eye redness , thick secretions should visit as soon as possible .
also reminded : No person carrying or extramarital sex before marriage
should be carefully thought, in order to avoid life-long regret and