STI Safety:Gonorrhea

It's time to think about your safety

What is Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea "The Clap" is a common STI (ages 15-24). It can happen to men and women in the genitals (men), throat or in the rectum. This is caused by bacteria, having unprotected sex by having vaginal,anal or oral sex with someone that's infected. You can also get it even if there may not be any symptoms.

The Symptoms of Gonorrhea

Symtoms for Women:


  • Increased or strange vaginal discharge
  • Pain or a burning sensation when you pee
  • Itchy, red, or swollen vagina
  • Pain or bleeding when you have sex
  • Pain in your lower abdomen
  • Bleeding between period
  • Rectal pain
Symptoms for Men:


  • A thick, white or yellow discharge from your penis
  • Pain when you pee
  • Needing to pee a lot
  • Burning or itching around the tip of your penis
  • Painful or swollen testicles
  • Rectal pain

Big image

Treatment for Gonorrhea

The best way of treatment for Gonorrhea is by injection/needle. You can also use pills. Getting the injection will give you a better chance of curing Gonorrhea.
Big image

How You Could Get Infected

You could get infected by having unprotected sex and bacteria going into you from someone that is infected. Pretty straight forward.