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How Do You Know If You Have Gonorrhea

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how to know when you get gonorrhea?

my partner is diagnosed to have a gonorhea. How could I know the time that he had acquired this? Is it possible that I am also infected?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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It's certainly possible that you've been exposed to gonorrhea. Typically people who are infected have purulent drainage (pus) from the site of infection.The real issue gets to the subject of safer sex and the recommendation for my... 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.... Read more »

Chlamydia or Gonorrhea

How would I know if I have Gonorrhea or Chlamydia? I get a burning sensation when I urinate, and my... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Gonorrhea Comeback Raises Alarm in Montreal

Gonorrhea reports have increased in Montreal by 65 percent over the last five years, according to National Public Health Institute of Quebec researchers. Worse, there was a 40 percent increase in 2006 alone, when there were 1,299 gonorrhea... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Richmond, Virginia: Gonorrhea Rate Tops US Chart

Richmond, Va., had the highest gonorrhea rate in 2000 among US cities, even though the actual number of cases declined from 1999. In 1999, Richmond had the nation's second-highest gonorrhea rate, just below Baltimore's. Baltimore dropped to third... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington: Gonorrhea Incidence at 18-Year Record

Last year, Snohomish County gonorrhea cases hit an 18-year high, marking the third consecutive year of increases. Gonorrhea incidence was up by 31 percent, from 244 cases in 2005 to 320 in 2006. "Almost certainly, this reflects increases in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National Syphilis Rate Up Fourth Consecutive Year in 2004, Gonorrhea Rate Reached Record Low, CDC Report Says

The national rate of syphilis increased for the fourth consecutive year in 2004, while the gonorrhea rate hit a record low, according to an annual report on sexually transmitted diseases released by CDC on Tuesday, Reuters reports. The report... 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 »

Want to know the chances I could be infected

Posted by holladr, 1 Reply
Recently, I (a 20-y-o female) engaged in two rounds of unprotected oral sex with an African American male who goes to my school. I asked him if he's had a lot of partners, and he'd said "not very many" and when I asked if he's had STI testing... Read more »

HIV Prevention: What you need to know!

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies

HIV Prevention: What you need to know!

Twenty three years since I first began to witness the horrific illnesses and deaths caused by HIV and still today, very few people have an understanding of HIV. The world population is ignorant about HIV! We... Read more »