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Gonorrhea Treatment

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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 »

how long can you have the clap

my husband cd4 count was 32 & vl was 55,000 so they say you can have hiv for years what about the... Read more »

Yay.it's Alabam gal again...begin clapping K? l.ol (SUSTIVA/ ATRIPLA SIDE EFFECTS, 2009)

Well finally after nearly 8 yrs of being HIV positive I'm starting on HIV meds tonight. I am scared... Read more »
Articles
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

...year. 1 ,  2 Since 1993, CDC has recommended use of fluoroquinolones (i.e., ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, or levofloxacin) for gonorrhea treatment. Fluoroquinolone therapy is used frequently because it is an inexpensive, oral, and single-dose... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...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 issue of CDC... Read more »
MyFabulousDisease.com

"The Clap" Is Becoming the Applause!

...mentality" of AIDS diminishes . That's life: just as we get an exotic horror show like AIDS in check, some Golden Oldie like the clap reminds us we're never really out of the woods. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WHO Warns Gonorrhea Might Soon Become Untreatable

...Australia, Hong Kong, and Japan already have reported failures with oral cephalosporin, which is currently used as a last-line gonorrhea treatment, WHO said. Dr. Shin Young-Soo, the agency's regional director for the Western Pacific, warned of... Read more »
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clap

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can symptoms of chlaymydia or gonnerhea show up 5 months after a possible exposure? Also I know that there are window periods for Hiv, what about these STDS? I was tested for chlymydia and gonn 2 weeks after possible exposure, would they have been... 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 Read more »

Dissapointed

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...someone might get maybe a triple, or even quadrouple infection from a single exposure??? Its looking increasingly like I got The Clap, and Syph from 2 minutes of a single exposure....so what are my chances of having got everything else as... Read more »

Chinas First Gay Clinic

Posted by Bear60
...financial assistance from local health authorities and will provide one year of no-cost screenings and treatment for genital herpes, gonorrhea and syphilis, Xiao Dong, chief of the Chaoyang Chinese AIDS Volunteer Group, said. The clinic also will... Read more »