A Sexually Transmitted Disease
What causes Gonorrhea?
Gonorrhea is caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae. This is a bacterium that can easily grow and reproduce in large numbers in mucus. Gonorrhea bacteria likes to grow in the warm, moist areas of the reproductive tract. These include the cervix, uterus, urethra, and bladder. The bacteria can also possibly form in the mouth and throat.