Gonorrhea is usually treated with antibiotics.
To prevent infection, experts recommend using condoms when having oral, vaginal, or sex.
Gonorrhoea usually occurs in people who have oral sex, caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted disease, which can cause infections in the genital area, rectum and throat.
According to experts, gonorrhea usually occurs between the ages of 15 and 24.
Gonorrhea may not cause symptoms but if left untreated can lead to serious conditions, including: pelvic inflammation, infertility, sepsis (blood infections) and arthritis.
The disease usually infects the penis, vagina, urethra or anus but can also infect the mouth and throat called gonorrhea of the throat.