10 gonorrhoea symptoms in men

6. Solitary or multiple ulcers

Gonococcal bacteria may cause ulcers around the penis, scrotum, and rectum. These ulcers may involve the skin and the mucosal layers of the genital organs and found mostly in folds of skin.

Gonococcal ulcers have ragged edges and are covered with necrotic material. Sometimes, this could be the only complaint you have and significant urinary problems might be absent.

Other than ulcers, abscesses can be found around the urethra and scrotum and in long duration, abscesses can cause skin narrowings.

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