Gonorrhea, (the clap) is one of the two most common sexually transmitted infections along with chlamydia. This infection is caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae. The usual symptoms in men are a burning sensation with urination and penile discharge. Women may show no symptoms at all or may have have vaginal discharge and pelvic pain. In both men and women, left untreated, it may spread locally leading to inflammation of the epididymis or pelvic inflammatory disease or spread through the body affecting joints and heart valves.
Infection Risk=High | Health Consequences = High