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Female Gonorrhea

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Israel -- Pharyngeal Gonorrhea in Female Sex Workers: Response to a Single 2-g Dose of Azithromycin

Citing a sharp increase in the incidence of gonorrhea in Tel Aviv, Israel, since 1999, the authors noted that nearly one-half of interviewed patients admitted contracting the infection from a sex worker. In two-thirds of cases, oral sex (fellatio)... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Availability Program in an Inner City Public School: Effect on the Rates of Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infection

Noting high rates of sexual activity and sexually transmitted infections among adolescents, the current study sought to assess whether the initiation of a school-based condom availability program was associated with a decrease in STI rates. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Testing Rates of HIV-Infected Men: Low Despite Guidelines

Noting that gonorrhea (GC) and chlamydia (CT) screening for HIV-infected men "may decrease HIV transmission and reduce the incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease in female partners," the study authors determined GC/CT testing rates in a clinical... Read more »
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chlamydia with gonorrhea together

i Have infected chlamydia with gonorrhea together in my trip. unfortunately i had entercourse with my female partner without condom. after that we both feel dysuria. what is the treatment for both of chlamydia and gonorrhea together? is the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.There are two different preferred treatments for chlamydia (azithromycin) and gonorrhea (ceftriaxone) infections. There's no difference in treatment between men and women.I recommend discussing your symptoms and... Read more »

Worried about possible resistant gonorrhea

informed her of my symptoms and she has told me she's had nothing (which doesn't negate my suspicions as I realize female gonorrhea can be asymptomatic). Before my urine test, my doctor prescribed me azythromycin 4 pills (for possible...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Marc,Drug resistant gonorrhea is of growing concern, but the Suprax (cefixime) that you took is a recommended treatment for this. Your probably putting the treatment horse before the diagnostic cart, as if you're still having symptoms,... Read more »

Possible gonorrhea infection

Could the signs of chlamydia, gonorrhea, or herpes be (in women) white discharge and a small painful sore in the outer vaginal area, and if so, how long after contact would these symptoms appear?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Symptoms for the sexually transmitted infections usually appear two to four weeks after an exposure, but could take longer to manifest (sometimes months or years). Most people may not even experience symptoms after an exposure. If you think that... Read more »

whats the cause of gonorrhea

i was infected by gonorrhea. i got it from my gf. where did she got it? im positive that im the only guy in her life. after i found out that i was infected she immediately go to the doc undergo for urinalysis and they found out she has a UTI, could...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
Gonorrhea is caused by a bacteria named Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Humans are the only known carriers of gonorrhea. Transmission is almost always by sexual contact. Fifty percent of women will become infected after a single exposure to an infected male... Read more »
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female secretions not infecting men !

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Read TRUTH, what they don't want the public to know! In developed world, vaginal secretions are not infecting men as statistics have shown. Vaginal secretions carry virus in 50% to 60% of women studied, YET the AMOUNT of virus is QUITE SMALL!
R... 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 think there's a chance I've been infected with chlamydia and/or gonorrhea? I... Read more »

Gonorrhea Affecting CD4 & Viral Load Count

Posted by jjdietz, 3 Replies
Hello,

I was diagnosed with gonorrhea last Saturday. I was given a shot and I'm taking medication. I'm feeling alot better, but I have to finish my medication for another week.

As of April, 2012, my CD4 count was over 2,000 and my viral load was less... Read more »

Female to Female Transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had oral sex with another woman, and I'm wondering how risky this is? I've read, it is risky, and then I've read it isn't. So which is it? Regardless if I ever do that again it will be with protection I don't care. I just want to know if anyone on... Read more »