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.
In UK, there were nearly 10,000 diagnoses of gonorrhea in 2008 while the largest proportional increased between 2013 and 2014 which was 19% (29,419 to 34,958). 32% increase in gonorrhea was because of men who have sex with men.