Neisseria gonorrhoeae -- the name of the bacterium that causes gonorrhea. It can affect both males and females.

Once a male contracts the gonorrhea infection, he may manifest the following signs and symptoms:

- penis discharge that is green, yellow, or white in color

- burning sensation when peeing

- swelling of the testicles

- pain in the testicles

Once a female contracts the gonorrhea infection, she may show these signs and symptoms:

- burning sensation when urinating

- bleeding in between periods

- increased odd vaginal discharge

If gonorrhea infects the anus of males and females, the following symptoms may occur:

- anal itching

- pain during bowel movements

- odd discharge from the anus

- soreness

If you encounter any of these gonorrhea symptoms, you have to get a gonorrhea test right away!