Gonorrhea


Gonorrhea is an STI caused by a sexually transmitted bacterium that infects both males and females. Gonorrhea is most commonly spread during vaginal, oral or anal sex.

Overview


Gonorrhea is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted disease (STDs) in the United States today, but infected people often show no symptoms. The infection usually materializes around the genitals and other mucous membranes, eyes, or joints. If left untreated, these diseases can cause infertility and other health complications. Pregnant women may transmit the infections to their newborns. However, gonorrhea is can easily be cured with antibiotics. For women, if symptoms occur, they may include: Bleeding between menstrual periods and after sexual intercourse Abdominal pain Painful intercourse Painful and/or frequent urination Abnormal vaginal discharge For men, if symptoms occur, they may include: A white, yellow, or greenish discharge from the penis Pain or burning when urinating Pain, tenderness, and swelling of the testicles

Test Contents


Gonorrhea is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted disease (STDs) in the United States today, but infected people often show no symptoms. The infection usually materializes around the genitals and other mucous membranes, eyes, or joints. If left untreated, these diseases can cause infertility and other health complications. Pregnant women may transmit the infections to their newborns. However, gonorrhea is can easily be cured with antibiotics. For women, if symptoms occur, they may include: Bleeding between menstrual periods and after sexual intercourse Abdominal pain Painful intercourse Painful and/or frequent urination Abnormal vaginal discharge For men, if symptoms occur, they may include: A white, yellow, or greenish discharge from the penis Pain or burning when urinating Pain, tenderness, and swelling of the testicles

Symptoms


Gonorrhea is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted disease (STDs) in the United States today, but infected people often show no symptoms. The infection usually materializes around the genitals and other mucous membranes, eyes, or joints. If left untreated, these diseases can cause infertility and other health complications. Pregnant women may transmit the infections to their newborns. However, gonorrhea is can easily be cured with antibiotics. For women, if symptoms occur, they may include: Bleeding between menstrual periods and after sexual intercourse Abdominal pain Painful intercourse Painful and/or frequent urination Abnormal vaginal discharge For men, if symptoms occur, they may include: A white, yellow, or greenish discharge from the penis Pain or burning when urinating Pain, tenderness, and swelling of the testicles

Bleeding

Abdominal pain

Painful intercourse

Painful and/or frequent urination

Abnormal vaginal discharge

When To Check


You’ve recently had unprotected sex You haven’t checked in with your partners about their STD status Have multiple sex partners that haven’t been recently tested You learn your partner has an STD Are feeling or noticing symptoms in your body You’ve tested positive for chlamydia or gonorrhea in the past. Reinfection is a common cause of Gonorrhea.

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Frequently Asked Questions


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Yes. You can be reinfected with STDs you have already had. In some cases, having had an STD makes you more susceptible to reinfection.

STD’s don’t always come from penetrative sex: they can come through touching infected mucus membranes or from sharing needles, even sometimes from sharing cups. Don’t get nervous, but if you suspect something is off, get tested! It’s always good to know your body better.

Yes. Many STD’s are asymptomatic, so you won’t know if you have one until you infect someone else, or long-term symptoms arise.

Yes. In fact, if you have one STD, it’s possible you have even more. Get tested to find out.
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Symptoms

When To Check

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