By Caitlin Martella
Women’s symptoms include a different vaginal discharge, a burning feeling during urination, lower abdominal pain, pain during sex, bleeding between periods and after intercourse. In men the symptoms include a watery/ milky drip from the penis, an itchy penis, a burning feeling when urinating, and pain or swelling in the testicles.
The bacterial infection has symptoms including painless sores on the genitals or mouth, swollen lymphglands, sore throat, hair loss, headaches, weight loss, muscle aches, fatigue, and rashes on the palms, soles and genitals.
The oldest of the sexually transmitted diseases, gonorrhoea causes vaginal discharge, burning during urination, abdominal pain, pain during sex, pain or swelling in the testicles, and yellow-green discharge from the penis.
Symptoms can include sores inside or near the vagina/ anus/ thighs/ buttocks, and tender lumps in the groin.