Diagnosis of gonorrhea includes a medical history and a physical exam. Your health professional may ask you the following questions.Do you think you were exposed to any sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)? How do you know? Did your partner tell you?What
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
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
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.