Gonorrhea - Prevention
Learn about measures you can take to reduce your risk of becoming infected with gonorrhea or another sexually transmitted disease (STD).
Gonorrhea tests involve testing a sample of body fluid or urine to determine if gonorrhea bacteria (Neisseria gonorrhoeae) are present and may be the cause of an infection. These tests are used to screen for or confirm a gonorrhea infection.
Gonorrhea - What Increases Your Risk
Learn the risk factors for getting gonorrhea, including having unprotected sex and multiple sex partners in one year's time.
Gonorrhea - Symptoms
About half of people infected with gonorrhea don't have symptoms. The incubation period-the time from exposure to the bacteria until symptoms develop-is usually 2 to 5 days, but sometimes symptoms may not develop for up to 30 days.
Gonorrhea - What Happens
Gonorrhea causes no long - term problems if it is treated early in the course of the infection before any complications develop. Left untreated, gonorrhea can lead to serious complications.
Gonorrhea - Cause
Gonorrhea is caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae.Gonorrhea is spread during vaginal, anal, or oral sex with an infected partner. A pregnant woman may pass the infection to her newborn during delivery.G
Sexual Conditions Guide - Treatment Overview
Gonorrhea causes no long - term problems if it is treated early in the course of the infection before any complications develop. Untreated gonorrhea can lead to many complications.Initial treatmentGonorrhea is treated with antibiotics.Treatment is recomme
Gonorrhea - Home Treatment
Learn more about treatments for gonorrhea infections.
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Understanding Chlamydia -- Symptoms
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