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How Long Does It Take Before Gonorrhea Causes Prostatitis

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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 baby? How is gonorrhea diagnosed? What is the treatment for gonorrhea? How can gonorrhea be prevented? Where can I get more information? Sources What is gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is a sexually...
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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 »

gonorrhea or prostititis?

Dr Bob:I am an HIV+, 39 yo male (undetectable,835 CD4). About 5 wks ago I started having a dull ache in my rectum, above my pubic area, and in my lower back/pelvic bone, about 4 or 5 after unprotected receptive intercourse. I went to the ER, they...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are correct: I cannot diagnose the cause of your persistent/ recurrent recto-genital discomfort over the Internet. Certainly a partially treated prostatitis or STD would top the list of my differential diagnosis. If your HIV specialist... Read more »

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea

The doctor told me that I had both chlamydia and gonorrhea and I have been treated 8 days ago. How long do I wait to have sex? How do I know if I'm cleared of both STDs?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Gonorrhea usually causes symptoms of burning and discharge (though can be less obvious if the site of infection is somewhere other than the urethra). In any event, following treatment, the infection is usually cleared... 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 »
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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 »

Prostatitis - Is it a symptom?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was just wondering because about once every few weeks, for about 3-4 seconds, I get this excrutiating pain behind my scrotum, where the prostate is. I dont know if this is prostatitis, but I'd like to know if it is, then is it a symptom of hiv? I... Read more »

How long...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
How long...
On december 1998. during the sex with strange female the condom broke. In the control a week later some STD-s were found (gon. and trih.). For treatment I took 2 cure of antibiotics and got some kind of injections. During this treatment... Read more »

Encouragement from a long term survivor

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
As many of you know, I was diagnosed in September 1985 in Atlanta by the Red Cross after I gave blood at a company sponsored blood drive. I was lucky I found out early in my infection. I have always had the best of care since my diagnosis and... Read more »