Caused by bacterium, gonorrhea is one of today's most widespread sexually-transmitted diseases. It can strike men, women, babies, children, teens, and adults.


What are the common gonorrhea symptoms?


Most cases of gonorrhea do not show symptoms early on, but it is still important to know what they are.


Men


sore throat

pain while urinating

more frequent urinating

green or yellow discharge coming from the penis

redness or inflammation at the opening of the penis

swollen testicles 


Women


pain during sexual intercourse

pain in the lower abdominal area

fever

strange vaginal discharge

pain while urinating

more frequent urinating

rashes

To prevent gonorrhea, you should know and practice the proper precautionary measures:
using condoms every time you have sexgetting tested for gonorrhea regularlybeing in a mutually monogamous sexual relationship