Gonorrhea / Clap

Rating : 12345
Rate This Article : 1 2 3 4 5
RSS Email Print This Page Comment

What are the Symptoms of Gonorrhea?

Advertisement
About 10-15% of infected men and 80% of infected women may have no symptoms.

Symptoms of gonorrhea usually appear within 2 to 14 days after infection. About 10-15% of men and about 80% of women may have no symptoms. They may be totally unaware that they have caught the infection. This increases the risk of transmission.
Advertisement

Symptoms of gonorrhea in men include-

► Painful and burning urination
► Increased urinary frequency
► Pus discharge from the penis
► Pain in the testis
► Swollen testicles
► Anal itching and occasional painful bowel movements with fresh blood on the feces
► Mouth sores
► Sore throat (gonococcal pharyngitis)

Symptoms of gonorrhea in women include-

► A yellowish vaginal discharge
► Redness and swelling of the genitals
► Burning or itching of the vaginal area
► Excessive bleeding during menstrual period or bleeding between periods.
► Painful and burning urination
► Painful intercourse
► Pain in the lower abdomen

Symptoms of rectal infection in both men and women include-

► Pus like discharge from the anus
► Pain in the anal region
► Constipation and bleeding

If the infection spreads to the bloodstream, it may cause fever, joint pain and sparse peripheral rash.
Advertisement

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions
Gonorrhea_i_love_it Monday, September 7, 2009

omg i just found out i have got Gonorrhea is caused by a bacteria Neisseria that grows and multiplies quickly in moist, warm areas of the body such as the cervix, urethra, mouth, or rectum and i am really fucken scared how do i tell my corey hillery?

guest Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Well your life really sucks doesnt it

guest Tuesday, May 25, 2010

thats realy not nice at lest be nice to that person!!!...

Advertisement
View All

Related Links

Show More Related Topics

Advertisement

Health Topics A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Medindia Health Topics Search

Women's Health

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement

Advertisement
Advertisement

Doctor Search

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook