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Are there any symptoms?

Most of the time, gonorrhoea in the vagina, recum or throat won’t have any symptoms, but if it does it can include:

In the vagina

  • Unusual discharge (fluid)
  • Pain when urinating
  • Pain in the lower belly
  • Pain during sex
  • Bleeding between periods or after sex

In the rectum (bum)

  • Discharge (fluid)
  • Itchiness
  • Soreness or bleeding
  • Painful bowel movements

In the throat

  • No clear symptoms

In the penis

  • Gonorrhoea in the penis is more likely to be uncomfortable
  • Yellow discharge (fluid)
  • Sharp pain passing urine
  • Soreness or swelling at urethra (opening of the penis)
  • Pain and swelling in the testicles (balls)
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