Symptoms of gonorrhea in men and women
Gonorrhea is one of the most dangerous sexually transmitted disease affecting reproductive function in both men and women. We need to know the symptoms of gonorrhea in men and women, since then take timely prevention and treatment measures are the best solution to protect your health. So what are the symptoms and signs of gonorrhea?
Pay attention to gonorrhea symptoms in men and women
Gonorrhea is caused by the Neisseria Gonorrhoeae coccidiosis, which is transmitted mainly through by unprotected sexual intercourse and can be spread from person to person through direct contact, blood, etc. The incubation period of Gonorrhea is 2-14 days depending on the condition and health of each person.
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease that is difficult to treat, but if detected early it can still be cured. Men and women can recognize the disease early through the following symptoms of gonorrhea:
*** Symptoms of gonorrhea in men
HengKang clinic’s experts said that after the incubation period from 2 to 14 days, men who infected with gonorrhea will have the first signs of acute urethritis, increasing pain, itching, and swelling and redness in the urethra.
Export yellow or lemon yellow secretions in the urethra tube
Men who have difficulty urinating, urinate drip, penis pain when erection, lymph nodes in the groin, ...
After the acute stage for about 30 days, if left untreated, it will go to chronic gonorrhea. At this time, the urethra tube has been completely inflamed, the urinating will feel burning, painful, and urination.
At this stage, infected men also see a drop of mucus pus flowed in the urethra at the early in the morning, it is called "morning dewdrop".
*** Symptoms of gonorrhea in women
Experts said that the incubation period in women is more difficult to identify than men. However, in general, the incubation period of women is often faster because women have weaker immune system than men.
The first symptoms of gonorrhea in women are painful when having sex
Many brown pus appear with unpleasant odors secreted in the urethra
Pain or burning when urinating
After a period of time, if left untreated, gonorrhea in women will be change to chronic. The initial signs of gonorrhea begin to decrease. During this period, gonorrhea bacteria develop very strongly, invading deep inside the cells causing inflammation.
Women infected with gonorrhea can see more vaginal discharge than usual and abdominal pain, pelvic pain, back pain, aches, ...
There are cases of gonorrhea that attacks the anus causing female anal infection.
These are the symptoms of gonorrhea in men and women, if you see any signs above you should go to the medical clinics to be examined and treated promptly, avoiding the risk of infertility.