What is gonorrhea?

Gonorrhea is a common STD that can infect men and women. Gonorrhea can infect the genitals, rectum, and throat, and the disease is very common in ages 15-24.

How is gonorrhea spread?

Gonorrhea can be spread via oral, anal, and vaginal sexual intercourse.

Am I at risk for gonorrhea?

Anyone who is sexually active is at risk for gonorrhea. However, sexually active young people have a higher risk of infection. Sexually active gay, bisexual, and other men are also at a higher risk.

What are symptoms of gonorrhea?

Male Symptoms Female Symptoms
White, yellow, or green discharge from the penis Increased vaginal discharge
Burning sensation when urinating Painful or burning sensation when urinating
Pain and swelling in one or both of the testicles Vaginal bleeding between periods

What is the testing window for gonorrhea?

The testing window for gonorrhea is 1-3 weeks.