Also called the "clap" or "drip," gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). It can also be transmitted during pregnancy from a mother to her baby. Gonorrhea is a common STD, especially among teens. Symptoms include a green or yellow discharge, painful urination, abdominal pain, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how gonorrhea is contracted, how to treat it, and much more.
The good news about the six most common STDs in men -- syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, genital herpes, human papillomavirus (HPV), and HIV/AIDS -- is that they can be prevented. Here’s how to avoid them, recognize their symptoms, and know if you should be tested.