10 Symptoms of Gonorrhea

By nigel
Reviewed: Dr. Mera
Aug 27, 2018
Medical Expert Medical Expert

Gonorrhea is one of the more common STDs. Many people have experienced it at some point in their life, but this is no reason to discredit the problem. Gonorrhea is treatable. However, for the duration that you’re suffering from the infection, you may not have much of a sex life.

Gonorrhea is spread quite easily through sexual contact. There are more than 3 million cases that occur each year in America alone. If you are concerned that you or your partner may be developing gonorrhea, keep reading to learn about the most common symptoms of this sexually transmitted infection.

Symptom #1: Thick Discharge

Thick discharge can occur in both males and females. People suffering from gonorrhea are likely to expel a thick, creamy discharge from their genitals. If the infection has become quite serious, this discharge may have blood in it.

Having cloudy or bloody discharge is one of the telltale signs of an STD. However, it isn’t enough evidence to prove that you have gonorrhea. While you should still go to the doctor if your discharge is thick or bloody, read on if you want to be sure whether or not you have gonorrhea.


Home | Privacy Policy | Editorial | | About Us

This site offers information designed for entertainment & educational purposes only. With any health related topic discussed on this site you should not rely on any information on this site as a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, treatment, advice, or as a substitute for, professional counseling care, advice, treatment, or diagnosis. If you have any questions or concerns about your health, you should always consult with a physician or other health-care professional.