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    Gonorrhea - What Increases Your Risk

    Risk factors for getting gonorrhea include:

    • Having multiple sex partners (more than one sex partner in the past year).
    • Having a high-risk partner (partner has other sex partners, unprotected sex, or gonorrhea-infected sex partners).
    • Having unprotected sexual contact (not using condoms).

    Any child with gonorrhea needs to be evaluated by a doctor to find out the cause and to assess for possible sexual abuse.

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    Last Updated: June 04, 2014
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