10 symptoms of gonorrhoea in women

2. Painful urination

Another frequent complaint with gonorrhoea is painful urination or burning sensation during urination, known as dysuria. Along with this, pus can be discharged from the urethra as well and may present as small yellow patches in underwear.

Visually some women are presented with local complications around urethra and labia, where swelling, reddening of the skin (erythema) and pain might be commonly found. The ducts and the orifices of glands around external genital organs (bartholin’s glands) and urethra can also be infected and local redness and swelling can be present, while the opening of the ducts may have droplets of pus.

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Dr.Nuwanthi Fernando (MD) is passionate about medicine and writing. She received her MD degree at the Vitebsk State Medical University, and is also a member of the European Medical Writers Association. Now with her medical training, she is focussed on writing articles and books so she can share her knowledge and creativity whilst continuing to learn.


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