Failure to diagnose Gonorrhea
No early symptoms: This condition may have no early symptoms, and thus fail to be diagnosed in its early stages.
Vague or mild symptoms: Gonorrhea may have only vague symptoms in early stages, or otherwise mild symptoms, leading to a delayed diagnosis.
Undiagnosed prevalence of Gonorrhea:
estimated 400,000 cases (CDC/NIAID based on 800,000 estimates with about 400,000 reported)
Undiagnosed prevalence rate:
approx 1 in 679 or 0.15% or 400,000 people in USA [about data]
Medical news about undiagnosed Gonorrhea:
The following medical news items
are relevant to nondiagnosis of Gonorrhea:
Undiagnosed Complications of Gonorrhea
As part of Gonorrhea diagnosis, consider whether any
of these Gonorrhea complications may have been overlooked:
Read our premium medical health articles on topics related to
undiagnosed conditions in general, not necessarily specific to Gonorrhea:
About undiagnosed conditions:
One possible misdiagnosis
is the failure to correctly diagnose Gonorrhea
leading to a person remaining with undiagnosed Gonorrhea.
Any condition can potentially be missed and stay undiagnosed.
For a general overview of
diseases that are often undiagnosed,
see Failure to Diagnose
or Under-Diagnosed Diseases.