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Gonorrhoea

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Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmissible infection (STI) caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoea. It is spread by sexual contact. People can develop gonorrhoea in the genital area through vaginal, anal or oral sex. Gonorrhoea can get into the urethra (the tube that runs from your bladder), anus, throat, cervix (neck of the womb) or uterus. The eyes can also become infected.

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Last updated: 3/02/2016 3:12:24 PM