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Antibiotics For Chlamydia And Gonorrhea

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...www.cdc.gov/std/treatment Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance, 2006. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, November 2007. Hook EW III and Handsfield HH. Gonococcal infections in the adult. In: K. Holmes, P. Sparling, P. Markh et al (eds). Sexually Transmitted Diseases , 3rd Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999, 451-466. Weinstock H, Berman S, Cates W. Sexually...
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what do you need to treat gonorrhea
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...importantly, persons exposed to GC may have been exposed to other sexually tranmitted infections (such as HIV, hepatitis, syphilis or chlamydia) and should be evaluated and treated, as indicated.BY Read more »

Gonorrhea in the throat

In one of your answers you said, "For example, if you give a man oral sex, and that man has gonorrhea, you could get infected with gonorrhea in the throat, whether the man ejaculates or not. Gonorrhea can cause a discharge that can be very...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...untreated, there is a chance the infection can spread into the bloodstream, causing a rare serious complication called "Disseminated Gonococcal Infection". Some antibiotics that work for genital or rectal Gonorrhea, will not work adequately... Read more »

Gonorrhea issue

Hi there , i have a question ,i recently had sexual intercourse with a {working girl}in thailand and the condom broke during intercourse. its five days later and im having the exact symptoms of Gonorrhea. (yellow puss from penis,hurts to urinate and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you are symptomatic now, there is no reason to wait two weeks for your STD screen. You'll need to be checked for gonorrhea, chlamydia and NGU. Regarding gonorrhea, norfloxacin may not adequately treat it. Over the past five years, here in... Read more »

Nonspecific Urethritis (NSU) & Non-Gonococcal Urethritis (NGU)

I have had what the doctors call a non-specific urithritis for about two months. Tests for both clamydia and gonorrhea have come back negative, though I still suffer from symptoms similar to those produced by these diseases. Two doses of...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...other than gonorrhea. Symptoms can include a burning sensation when you pee (painful urination), and sometimes a discharge. Chlamydia is the most common cause of NSU/NGU. If a person has urethritis, doing laboratory tests for both chlamydia... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Ontario Researchers Look at Gonorrhea in the Throat

...and Bennett. Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases . 6th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2005. P. 2514-2529. PHAC. Gonococcal infections. Canadian Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted Infections . 2008. Available at: ... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Gonorrhea

...your baby's eyes by applying silver nitrate or other medicine to the eyes immediately after birth. Because of the risks from gonococcal infection to both you and your baby, health experts recommend that pregnant women have at least one test for... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...diseases clinic earlier this year to pick up her birth control pills. But a routine test revealed that the 20-year-old Lange had chlamydia. "She came in and had no complaints," says Peter Leone, M.D., the clinic's medical director, "and then... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Antibiotics-to-Go May Increase STD Treatment

...effects. But Kissinger and colleagues found there is little risk of side effects from the single-dose antibiotics used to treat chlamydia and gonorrhea -- two common bacterial STDs. The researchers studied 977 men who received treatment for... Read more »
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Not Again...!!!!!!!

Posted by Sol, 1 Reply
...since I had a fungal infection on my penis. My questions: 1. Is it possible that if I was exposed to STDs like gonorrhea or chlamydia, they would become resistant because I had taken antibiotics before? Or was the time gap between antibiotics... Read more »

PCR "definitive?" HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...assumed gonorrhea and gave me the requisite antibiotics. He also ran a viral load "just to be sure." Surprise - the gonorrhea/chlamydia screen came back negative - even though the symtpoms cleared up after taking the antibiotics. The viral... Read more »

Persistent Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...fever daily, headache daily, fatigue, on going sinus infection. I have been to the doctors and have gone through the regimen of antibiotics twice. My question is that I had gotten masterbated in Vegas and at the end the women spit on the tip and... Read more »

Chlamydia/Gonorrhea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi guys, I have got a question about chlamydia/gonorrhea. About FOUR years ago I had sex with (3) prostitutes. I have already been tested -ive for HIV and syphilis. Do you Read more »