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.