GonorrhoeaDiagnosis

The only way to find out if you have gonorrhoea is to be tested. If you suspect gonorrhoea or any other sexually transmitted infection (STI), it's important not to delay getting tested.

overview

Gonorrhoea is a common sexually transmitted infection.

causes

Gonorrhoea is mainly spread through unprotected vaginal, oral or anal sex.

symptoms

Not everyone with gonorrhoea has symptoms. Common symptoms include unusual discharge from your vagina or penis and pain when peeing.

treatments_overview

Gonorrhoea is treated with antibiotics. You can get treatment from a sexual health clinic.

Page last reviewed: 29/06/2018
Next review due: 29/06/2021