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How Does Gonorrhea Spread

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Spreading in North America

Gonorrhea, one of the most common sexually transmitted infections, is continuing to develop drug- resistant strains. The bacteria became resistant to sulfonamides in the 1940s, then to penicillins and tetracyclines in the 1970s and 1980s.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Holiday Sex Spreads Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea in UK

Drug-resistant strains of gonorrhea are on the rise across the United Kingdom, fueled in part by people who contract the STD while on holiday, according to researchers. "There's a very strong association between having sex abroad and drug... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Warns of Drug-Resistant Strains of Gonorrhea

"Drug-resistant strains of gonorrhea have spread to countries across the world, the UN health agency said on Wednesday, and millions of patients may run out of treatment options unless doctors catch and treat cases earlier," Reuters reports... Read more »
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Gonorrhea in the throat

In one of your answers you said, "For example, if you give a man oral sex, and that man has gonorrhea, you could get infected with gonorrhea in the throat, whether the man ejaculates or not. Gonorrhea can cause a discharge that can be very...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. If you give a person oral sex, and that person has Gonorrhea, you can get the infection in your throat. Although this infection can be transmitted to the throat when giving oral sex to a woman, there is a greater... Read more »

What is gonorrhea? Is it curable?

If your partner has had Gonorrhea and has been treated, does it re-occur (like herpes), or gone for good after treatment? I don't know that much about the disease. Please help....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Gonorrhea is a bacterial infection that is primarily spread through vaginal intercourse, anal intercourse and giving oral sex. When symptoms are present, they generally begin 2 to 7 days after infection, but it may... 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 »

Worried about possible resistant gonorrhea

Hi there. Recently I have been having almost a textbook presentation of the signs of gonorrhea. I've had the white-yellowish curdled discharge, the burning urination, the "crawling" sensation in my urethra and a pretty constant...
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 »
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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 »

Why does HIV continue to spread?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I saw a report on my local TV station that said that HIV continues to spread in American cities. Why aren't young people heeding the message and using condoms? Is unprotected sex worth a life time of being on toxic drugs? Read more »

KNOWING SPREADING HIV AROUND

Posted by Jazzy1973, 5 Replies
wHY DO PEOPLE KEEP GOING AROUND SPREADING THIS TO EACH OTHER KNOWING U HAVE THIS?

wHY CAN'T SOME ONE FIND SOME ONE THAT HAS HIV TOO?

QUESTIONS I ASS BECAUSE I KNOW SOMEONE WHO GOES ON LINE AND MEET PEOPLE AND HAVE SEX WITH THEM& AFTER THEY GET... Read more »