What’s this?


It is a bacterial infection caused by the gonococcus present in the purulent secretions of the genitals of infected people.


How does it manifest itself?


After 2-20 days from infection, burning to urinate or anus, loss of genital material of purulent material (more evident in humans), sore throat in case of infection in the oral cavity.
If left untreated it can lead to infertility in women.


How is it transmitted?


Unprotected sexual intercourse, through contact with the external genitalia, vagina, mouth, anus. The absence of contact with sperm does not prevent contagion.




With a swab of genital secretions or oral cavity.




It is treated with antibiotics. The infection can be contracted again.