gonorrhea is sexually transmitted diseasecaused by bacteria. anyone who has any type of sex can catch gonorrhea. the infectioncan be spread by contact with the mouth, vagina, penis, or anus. symptoms of gonorrhea usually appear 2 - 5days after infection, however, in men, symptoms may take up to a month to appear. some peopledo not have symptoms. they may be completely
pain in lower abdomen, unaware that they have caught the infection,and therefore do not seek treatment. this increases the risk of complications and thechances of passing the infection on to another person. symptoms in men include:
burning and pain while urinatingincreased urinary frequency or urgency discharge from the penisred or swollen opening of penis tender or swollen testiclessore throat symptoms in women can be very mild or nonspecific,and may be mistaken for another type of infection. they include: vaginal dischargeburning and pain while urinating increased urinationsore throat painful sexual intercoursesevere pain in lower abdomen fever
if the infection spreads to the bloodstream,fever, rash, and arthritis-like symptoms may occur. if you suspect that you may have contracteda sexually transmitted disease, itâ€™s important to get tested as soon as possible. confidential std testing is available at over4000 convenient locations nationwide. simply call our toll free number at 1-877-270-2653to speak with one of our health care advisors. our services are discreet and 100% confidential.results will not appear on you medical records without your consent. testing only takes a few minutes and resultsare available within 3 business days.
an std test can bring you peace of mind andif necessary, help you get the treatment you require. call our toll free number at 1-877-270-2653to speak with one of our helpful health care advisors.