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Gonorrhea Treatment

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increases in Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Among Men Who Have Sex With Men -- United States, 2003, and Revised Recommendations for Gonorrhea Treatment, 2004

In the United States, an estimated 700,000-800,000 persons are infected with Neisseria gonorrhoeae each year. 1 , 2 Since 1993, CDC has recommended use of fluoroquinolones (i.e., ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, or levofloxacin) for gonorrhea... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Issues New First-Line Treatment Recommendations for Gonorrhea Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

The class of antibiotics known as fluoroquinolones should no longer be used as a first-line treatment for the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea among men who have sex with men, according to revised recommendations published in the April 30... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WHO Warns Gonorrhea Might Soon Become Untreatable

Today in Manila, the World Health Organization met with public health experts to devise an action plan for addressing the growing threat of drug-resistant gonorrhea. Improper use of antibiotics to treat gonorrhea has resulted in resistance to... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Resistant to gonorrhea treatment?

I have been suffering from painful urination for close to three months now (without any discharge). In the first month i completed a round of doxycycline. During the second month I had a round of levofloaxacin while awaiting my full STD check...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.If I read your words and test results correctly, it's not clear that you have a persistent urinary tract infection at all. The "minor presence of gram negative" bacteria doesn't indicate infection,... Read more »

treatment for gonorrhea

from: Very Concerned person I am a male 25 yrs old.Are all forms of gonorrhea treated with the same medications? By forms I mean there are oral, anal, and infections in the sex organ. Recently I went to my doctor with a burning feeling when I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Dicloxacillin is typically used to treat Chlamydia, Cipro (or ciprofloxacin; or one of it's cousins) is used to treat Gonorrhea. This is true no matter where in the body the infection is located.The other major issue that I would point out, is... Read more »

After treatment for Gonorrhea

I'm male 24 completed my medication Twice for gonorrhea after consulting to a doctor but i still have the symptoms for it after 10 days of medication..the pain is very mild while urination compared to before and some times only in the mornings...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your question.The very first thing to do is to return to your health care provider for an evaluation and testing. Repeat urine tests would determine if you have recurrent or persistent gonorrhea (GC) or other sexually... Read more »

gonorrhea and hiv (HIV AND GONORRHEA)

Hi Dr RobertFirst of all, i would like to congratulate you and this site for this wonderful work. Second, i'd like to say that i am sorry for my poor english. I am from Brazil and i am not very fluent, but i will try hard.I'm worried...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Brazil-Guy,Your concerns are largely unwarranted. Gonorrhea can be transmitted via oral sex quite easily and efficiently. HIV, by comparison, cannot. In fact it's quite difficult to transmit HIV via oral sex, particularly via the receptive... Read more »
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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 »

Test results are in....please look!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I finally got my results for my Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphillis tests. My gonorrhea test is negative, and my syphillis test is negative. But my chlamydia test came back as "out of range." What does that mean? Someone please help me. The... Read more »

Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelin

Posted by Anonymous
Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelines Panel

The Panel on Clinical Practices for Treatment of HIV Infection is seeking nominations for a community representative to serve a 3-year term on their Adult Guidelines Panel. The ideal... Read more »