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What causes gonorrhea?

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This STD comes from a bacterium called Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Even though it’s spread through sex, a man doesn’t have to ejaculate in order to pass it on to his partner.

From: What is Gonorrhea? What Causes It? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Gonorrhea.”

Stanford Medicine: “Gonorrhea.”

CDC: “Gonorrhea: CDC Fact Sheet.”

American Sexual Health Association: “Gonorrhea.”

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on April 2, 2019

SOURCES:

Mayo Clinic: “Gonorrhea.”

Stanford Medicine: “Gonorrhea.”

CDC: “Gonorrhea: CDC Fact Sheet.”

American Sexual Health Association: “Gonorrhea.”

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on April 2, 2019

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