It is transmitted most often through sexual contact with an infected person. Burning sensation with urination and discharge from the penis are the usual symptoms in men, whereas about half the time women have no symptoms or have vaginal discharge and pelvic pain.
Gonorrhea is treated with antibiotics in Adults with. If gonorrhea is left untreated, it may spread locally, causing inflammation of the epididymis or pelvic inflammatory disease or throughout the body, affecting joints and heart valves, in both men and women.
Over the past 10 years notification rates of gonorrhoea have generally increased. In 2001 rate was 40 per 100,000 and in 2011, the national notification rate for people aged 15 years and over waswas raised to 65 per 100,000 population. Men and women aged between 15 and 34 years accounted for nearly three quarters (74%) of total gonorrhoea diagnosis.