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Female Gonorrhea

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

What is gonorrhea? How common is gonorrhea? How do people get gonorrhea? Who is at risk for gonorrhea? What are the signs and symptoms of gonorrhea? What are the complications of gonorrhea? How does gonorrhea affect a pregnant woman and her baby? How is gonorrhea diagnosed? What is the treatment for gonorrhea? How can gonorrhea be prevented? Where can I get more information? Sources What is gonorrhea? Gonorrhea ...
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French Kissing and Oral Sex

Dear Dr. McGovern, I am wondering if it is possible to get any kind of serious disease (diseases other than a common cold or the flu) through French kissing or from a who is female performing oral sex on a male. Kind regards,Stan
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not expect hepatitis B or C to be transmitted in this way. As for other major STDs - syphilis can be transmitted if the female have an oral chancre. Gonorrhea can be present in the mouth (pharngeal gonorrhea) but this is infection is usually... 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 »

Hep B carrier male and Hep C female

Dear Doctor,My fiance is a Hep B carrier and I had found out recently that I have chronic Hep C. I was told that the virus level was high, but I'm asymptomatic at this point except for the liver biopsy resulting in inflammation at stage 1.I would...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
One of the first things you should do when you have a diagnosis of HCV is to find out if you need vaccines for hepatitis A and B. If you are not already immune, then you should get vaccinated ASAP. It will take six months to get your HBV vaccine... Read more »

Curious about gonorrhea and HepC co-transmission

I have read a lot of your answers on this page, and have deducted a couple of contradictory statements. I therefore will ask for your help in clarifying the issue:1. Blood is the only issue in transmission of HepC. I.e. If you are contracting HepC...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Hepatitis C is very unlikely to be transmittted sexually. There are no receptors for HCV except in the liver so blood to blood or blood to secretions contact is necessary for transmission. There is no such thing as completely safe sex except with... Read more »
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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

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Pose Severe Threat to Women's Health and Fertility

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are among the most serious preventable threats to women's fertility in the United States. Biological factors place women at greater risk than men for the most severe health consequences of the two most commonly... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Researchers Look at Three Bacterial STDs Among Youth

A study in the March issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health examined results of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia screening among youth in a federally-funded job training program. Data was evaluated from the medical records of 12,881 randomly... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A... Read more »
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you must be kidding me

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 2 Replies
http://www.webspawner.com/users/hivtest/ this site claims they have documented cases of people taking up to 3 years to test positive by antibody test and is updated till 2006 feb Read more »

receiving oral sex risk?

Posted by merrywell
Hi I received unprotected oral sex without a barrier from 2 different guys whose HIV status I'm not sure of(i'm a female). I regret what I did and feel so guilty. Stupid me. Am I at risk for HIV? I tested negative for gonorrhea, chlamydia and... Read more »

Received un[protected oral, worried ouf my wits!

Posted by merrywell, 1 Reply
Hi I received unprotected oral sex from 2 different guys of unknown HIV status(i'm a female). I did such a stupid thing and I hate myself for it. Anyway, am I at risk for getting HIV? Is testing even medically necessary? the forum on medhelp.org... Read more »

obsessed

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
here's the story ;I was drunk and stupid and she was a stripper got a private dance ...she did her job well.. to well. no insertion but my penis was all over her never inside but definitely touched some "private areas" 1-1/2 weeks later i'm at the... Read more »