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How Is Gonorrhea Transmitted

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Cost-Effective Analysis of Interventions to Increase Repeat Testing in Patients Treated for Gonorrhea or Chlamydia at Public Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics

Since persons who have been infected with chlamydia or gonorrhea (CT/GC) are at increased risk for reinfection, the authors of the current study sought to conduct a program- and societal-perspective cost-effectiveness analysis of five interventions... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Two Sexually Transmitted Diseases Rise; Metro Health Officials Believe Extra Screenings Reveal More Cases of Chlamydia, Gonorrhea

In metro Detroit, reported cases of chlamydia rose 25 percent last year, while cases of gonorrhea rose 18 percent, statistics from the state Department of Community Health show. In Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties, chlamydia cases climbed from... 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 »
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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 »

is it possible to get false positive for gonorrhea

I had a baby 2010 and many blood test. I didnt have positive for any std on any of them. The again in 2012 I had 3 pap smears, 1 being in dr office, another for having irregular bleeding, then the other in the ER for stomach cramps. I was tested all...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,I'll start off by saying, even though they're uncommon, false-positives can happen with just about any test. Since you have no reason to doubt the loyalty of your baby's father, it seems totally reasonable to... Read more »

Gonorrhea trigger for hiv-infection.

Hi doc.mark.Although I always have safer sex, Im always afraid of the trigger stds are for hiv-infection. There seems no clear results how many hiv-virions and infected cells the puss-discharge of gon. contains but especially during primary...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Most of these questions don't have answers. It is very likely that an STD infected discharge has many more HIV infected cells and therefore many more copies of infectious virus to infect a recepient of these secretions.... Read more »

oral sex and gonorrhea

Is it possible to get gonorrhea by receiving oral sex or do I have to perform to catch the STD?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yep! In addition to gonorrhea, there are a number of other STDs that can be transmitted by oral sex -- both getting and giving. These include syphilis, herpes, chlamydia and non-gonococcal urethritis.Dr. Bob... Read more »
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Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

Tuesday August 14 5:37 PM ET

Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

By Emma Hitt, PhD
ATLANTA (Reuters Health) - Unprotected oral sex is highly unlikely to transmit HIV (news - web sites) infection, according to findings from a small study... 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 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 »

Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for
  a. sexually transmitted diseases,
      pharyngeal throat... Read more »