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.
It is estimated that around 800,000 cases of gonorrhea occur each year in the United States. The rate of Gonorrhea, in men and women, was 459.4 and 541.6 per 100,000 population respectively (age 20-24), in 2013. The average rate of Gonorrhea in all age groups, was more in case of men which was 109.5, on the other hand in case of women it was 102.4 as per 100,000 populations.