Symptoms of Gonorrhea

What Is Gonorrhea?

Gonorrhea is one of the most common STDs and is caused by a bacteria that continues to grow and spread in the right conditions. These conditions include warm and moist areas. Gonorrhea spreads through sexual activity and from mother to child, during pregnancy, if left untreated. Not sure if you might have an STD? Let’s talk about the signs and symptoms of gonorrhea.

What Are The Signs And Symptoms of Gonorrhea?

To begin with, both men and women alike can find they are battling Gonorrhea. Not all signs and symptoms will appear, but it is important to know what you should look for. When Gonorrhea attacks, it can affect multiple areas of the body. 

Signs and symptoms of Gonorrhea for women include:

painful urination, increased vaginal discharge, abdominal or pelvic pain, and painful intercourse.

Signs and symptoms of Gonorrhea for men include:

painful urination, abnormal discharge, and pain or swelling in one testicle.

Gonorrhea can also attack the rectum, throat, eyes, and joints.

How Can Gonorrhea Be Treated?

Thinking you have Gonorrhea is an overwhelming feeling. At Options for Women, we test for both Gonorrhea and Chlamydia. Do not hesitate on getting your results! If the test comes back positive, then it is encouraged that antibiotic treatment begins. With appropriate, professional referrals, the journey to healing may begin.

I Would Like To Be Tested

At Options for Women, we offer FREE and confidential STI-Testing. No strings attached! Our testing is a simple urine sample. Once you are given your results you have the option to talk to a Nurse to get your medical questions answered. In addition, if you find that you would like to talk to someone, our client advocates are here for you.

Finally, to get more details about Gonorrhea, STI testing or would like your questions answered, visit us at Interested in scheduling an appointment? Set up your appointment easily online at or call us at (715) 425-8539. Get tested, get informed, get peace of mind!


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