What is syphilis?
Syphilis is a common bacteria-caused sexually-transmitted disease that is easily transmitted from one person to another by oral sex. It can also be spread through anal and vaginal sex. It usually affects the genital regions and the mucus membranes in the mouth.
Here are the common symptoms of syphilis to watch out for:
Rashes on various parts of the body
Small sores on the genital area, buttocks, tongue or lips
Enlarged and swollen lymph nodes
What is gonorrhea?
Gonorrhea is also a common sexually-transmitted disease transmitted via oral, vaginal or anal sex. It is caused by the Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacteria that thrives in the humid parts of the body such as vagina, cervix, and rectum and throat.
The common gonorrhea warning signs are:
Pain during sexual intercourse
Frequent urinationViscous discharge from the penis or vagina
Itchiness in the penis or vagina
Pain or burning sensation when urinating
Pain and soreness of the genitals
Burning in the genital areas