Gonorrhoea

What is it?

A bacterial infection that can lead to serious health problems – chronic pain, infertility and, in women, pelvic inflammatory disease and ectopic pregnancy.
There are often no symptoms particularly in women. Men often experience pain when urinating or a penile discharge. It can be treated with antibiotics.

How can it be avoided?

  • abstinence
  • correct use of condoms each and every time