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What is Gonorrhea?

  • Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
  • For women, Gonorrhea can grow in warm, moist areas of the reproductive tract (cervix and fallopian tubes), the urethra, anus, eyes, mouth and throat.
  • For men, Gonorrhea can grow in the urethra, anus, eyes, mouth and throat Gonorrhea is sometimes referred to as “The Clap”.

What are Gonorrhea Symptoms?

  • Often asymptomatic (showing no signs), or showing only mild signs.
  • If symptoms do occur, they appear within 2-14 days after exposure, but can take as many as 30 days to appear.

How is Gonorrhea Transmitted?

  • Gonorrhea is spread through vaginal, anal or oral sex.
  • Spread through contact with the penis, vagina, mouth, or anus.
  • Ejaculation is not necessary for Gonorrhea to be transmitted.
  • Can be spread from mother to baby during vaginal delivery.

How do you Test for Gonorrhea?

  • This test is based on the amplification of the DNA that is present in Neisseria Gonorrhoeae.
  • A simple urine sample is needed.

What are the Complications of Gonorrhea?

  • Prompt diagnosis and treatment can help prevent complications caused by Gonorrhea.
  • Serious health complications can occur if the infection is left untreated.

How is Gonorrhea Treated?

  • Curable with antibiotic treatment.
  • Retesting is recommended three months after treatment of initial infection.

How Common is Gonorrhea?

  • Very common infection.
  • The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that there are more than 700,000 new cases of Gonorrhea each year in the U.S..
  • Under-reporting is substantial.