Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. One of the most common sexually transmitted bacterial diseases is gonorrhea, commonly known as the clap. Caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae, he usual symptoms of gonorrhea in men are burning with urination and penile discharge. Women, on the other hand, are asymptomatic half the time or have vaginal discharge and pelvic pain. Learn more about gonorrhea, its symptoms, cures and preventive measures in the following pages.