WHAT IS IT?
Gonorrhea is the second most common bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) in Ottawa.
If not treated, gonorrhea can cause serious complications in men and women.
HOW DO YOU GET IT?
You can get gonorrhea from unprotected vaginal, oral or anal sex.
You can pass it on without even knowing you are infected.
HOW CAN YOU TELL IF YOU HAVE IT?
50% of men and women have no symptoms.
Testing is the only way you will know if you have gonorrhea.
HOW IS IT TREATED?
Gonorrhea is easily treated with antibiotics.