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How Long Does Gonorrhea Last

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Gonorrhea and Long Term Effect

I have been infected with penile gonorrhea twice in my life. That was 15 years ago and couple of weeks back. How serious is this? Is it true that gonorrhea is like a "common flu" in sexually transmitted diseases? Unfortunately, both the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
If you get gonorrhea and you have it treated by a doctor, then there should be no long term consequences. You can get gonorrhea from someone performing oral sex on you if they have a gonococcal infection in their throat.RMK... 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 »

gonorrhea symptom time frame

How long does it take for symptoms of gonorrhea to begin to show?... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Warns Untreatable Gonorrhea Is on the Way

Gonorrhea is increasingly showing resistance to one of the last known effective antibiotic treatments, and researchers say it is time to "sound the alarm" about the potential for untreatable forms of the STD. "During the past three years, the wily... Read more »
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

Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea on the Rise in California and Hawaii

Gonorrhea resistant to the commonly used class of drugs fluoroquinolones, which includes ciprofloxacin and levofloxacin, is on the increase in California and Hawaii, raising the concern of federal health officials. The drugs are often used to treat... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

What is gonorrhea? How common is gonorrhea? How do people get gonorrhea? Who is at risk for gonorrhea? What are the signs and symptoms of gonorrhea? What are the complications of gonorrhea? How does gonorrhea affect a pregnant woman and her... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Long term Nonprogressors

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am loooking to see if anyone is or knows a long term nonprogressors. Please contact me: bellasurfer311@yahoo.com

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How long after "symptoms" would you test positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
How long after "symptoms" would you test positive regardless if you have ARS or not..... Read more »