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

Signs and symptoms in men

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

Signs and symptoms in females

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!