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What Are The Symptoms of Gonorrhea?


Updated May 22, 2014

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Question: What Are The Symptoms of Gonorrhea?


  • most cases have no symptoms
  • vaginal discharge
  • burning on urination
  • pelvic pain
  • bleeding between periods


  • yellow, white, or green urethral discharge
  • burning on urination
  • pain and swelling of the testicles

Both (rectal infection):

  • rectal pain
  • rectal discharge
  • rectal bleeding
  • painful bowel movements

Both (throat infection):

  • sore throat
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