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Gonorrhoea: Just The Facts

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Gonorrhoea is a bacterial infection which is past on through unprotected sexual intercourse and/or sexual contact.

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1. What are the symptoms?
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Symptoms include unusual discharge from your vagina or penis and pain when passing urine.

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2. How is it tested?
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Gonorrhoea can be easily diagnosed through a simple swab or urine test.

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3. What is the treatment?
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Antibiotics

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4. Share the treatment
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If you have Gonorrhoea your partner should also be treated this is to make sure you don’t re-infect each other.

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