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How does gonorrhea affect the reproductive system?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Invasion: Gc passes from one to another via intimate contact. If this involves the genitals, it invades the male urine tube and can be found in the sperm producing gland and structures. Pain on voiding is common as is discharge.In females, it can invade the outside glands, the lining of the cervix, uterus and fallopian tube(abdominal pain).It can invade the blood in either sex & reduce fertility in both.
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
Urology 10 years experience
Gc: It can cause infection and blockage of the epididymis leading to infertility, also can cause urethral stricture blocking your urethra.

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