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!