Category Archives: Gonorrhea

Is Testing Needed with No Gonorrhea Symptoms?

Q: I am an 18-year-old male, and I have been sexually active for approximately 2 years. Although I always try to use protection when I have sex, there have been a few occasions when protection was not used. Recently, I heard that a girl I was intimate with a couple of months ago has gonorrhea. […]

Do I Need a Gonorrhea Test Since My Girlfriend was Tested?

Q: I just found out that my girlfriend was tested for gonorrhea. She never told me about this and now I am worried about my health. Should I seek a gonorrhea test as soon as possible? I haven’t exhibited any abnormal symptoms. J. Madison Sacramento, CA A: It is a great sign that you are […]

Learning about the Symptoms of Gonorrhea

Q: I’d like to know more about gonorrhea symptoms. I’ve been having some discharge and burning. I’m not sure if it’s gonorrhea or another STD. I did have unprotected sex recently with someone who I’m not too familiar with. Name Withheld Buffalo, NY A: If you are experiencing symptoms, the best thing to do is […]

Get a Gonorrhea Test Even with No Symptoms

Q: I have been experiencing some strange symptoms. I’m a 24-year old male and have been sexually active for quite some time. I think I may have gonorrhea, but I’m too embarrassed to go to my doctor for a test. What are the symptoms of this STD and can About My Health help me with […]

What Are Some of the Symptoms of Gonorrhea?

Q: I recently had sex for the first time. I didn’t use any protection and now I’m worried that I might have contracted gonorrhea. Can you tell me what the gonorrhea symptoms are and how I can be tested without anyone finding out? B. Salvo Dallas, TX A: There are various gonorrhea symptoms, including: Abnormal […]

What Can I Expect from a Gonorrhea Test?

Q: My partner just told me that he was diagnosed with gonorrhea. I need to be screened as soon as possible. Can you tell me what to expect with a gonorrhea test? I’m a little bit frightened and I’ve never been screened for STDs before now. M. Neils Phoenix, Arizona A: Since your partner has […]

Gonorrhea Symptoms: Often Non-Existent and Easy to Overlook

Gonorrhea is a common STD that is transmitted through sexual contact. It is such a common disease that more than 700,000 new cases are reported each year. Gonorrhea is a treatable STD – but, if left untreated, it can have a lasting effect on your general health. Since treatment is the only way to stop […]

I have gonorrhea, and it won’t go away

I caught gonorrhea about 10 years ago, and because I was so young I didn’t know what to do so it was left untreated. Since then I’ve been in and out of the clinic trying to free myself from this infection, I no longer have the immediate symptoms but I am constantly suffering with being […]

Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland Urges Young Men In Argyll & Bute To Test For Chlamydia And Gonorrhea

A new campaign has just been launched encouraging young men in Argyll & Bute aged 16 – 24 to get tested for chlamydia and gonorrhea. The scheme, run by Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland and funded by NHS Highland, aims to reduce undiagnosed sexually transmitted infections (STIs) amongst young men because research suggests they are much […]