What is gonorrhea?

Also known as: GC, Gonococcus, Gonococcal infection, a sexually transmitted infections, sexually transmitted disease.

Gonorrhea is a bacterial infection that is spread through sexual contact. It can cause symptoms that impact the sexual organs as well as other areas of the body.

Reviewed by: Manuel Rafael Cotilla, MD

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