What Increases Your Risk
Risk factors for getting
- Having multiple sex partners (more than one sex
partner in the past year).
- Having a high-risk partner (partner has
other sex partners, unprotected sex, or gonorrhea-infected sex
- Having unprotected sexual contact (not using condoms).
Any child with gonorrhea needs to be evaluated by a doctor
to find out the cause and to assess for possible sexual abuse.
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Peter Shalit, MD, PhD - Internal Medicine
April 15, 2011
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