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Symptoms Of Gonorrhea In Women

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...www.cdc.gov/std/treatment Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance, 2006. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, November 2007. Hook EW III and Handsfield HH. Gonococcal infections in the adult. In: K. Holmes, P. Sparling, P. Markh et al (eds). Sexually Transmitted Diseases , 3rd Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999, 451-466. Weinstock H, Berman S, Cates W. Sexually...
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how long can you have the clap

my husband cd4 count was 32 & vl was 55,000 so they say you can have hiv for years what about the clap he also had that to he is on atripla and doing much better now but not me please give me answer
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...routine testing for anyone with any risk factors).The "clap" (aka gonorrhea) is different- the vast majority of men (though fewer women) are symptomatic when they have this sexually transmitted infection.If you're now feeling well, and haven't... 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
...infection can make its way into the bloodstream and cause a serious (and potentially fatal) complication called Disseminated Gonococcal Infection (DGI). However, DGI is now a very rare complication in places where antibiotics are readily... Read more »

Yay.it's Alabam gal again...begin clapping K? l.ol (SUSTIVA/ ATRIPLA SIDE EFFECTS, 2009)

Well finally after nearly 8 yrs of being HIV positive I'm starting on HIV meds tonight. I am scared sh*tless.I have read conflicting info from my doc....Atripla is the best to for me to start with. Ok....so I ask THE questions.side effects? She says...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Atripla, approved in 2006, is a complete effective HIV regimen in a one-pill-once-a-day treatment that combines three drugs from two antiretroviral classes. It contains the "preferred" drugs (U.S. guidelines) from both classes: Truvada... Read more »

Should I get tested?

About two-three weeks ago I had protected vaginal sex and received unprotected oral sex from a women I've met that night. Recently I noticed I've been having a soar throat with mild pain when I swallow and an enlarged lymph node on the right side...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...symptoms may be from gonorrhea which would be much more likely spread through oral sex.You should have yourself evaluated for GC and Chlamydia (and get an HIV and syphilis test while your at it).Joe Read more »
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The Body

A New Super Villain: Gonorrhea?

...or swollen testicles. Untreated gonorrhea can cause infertility in both sexes, join infection and, when passed by a pregnant woman to her fetus, blindness and a life-threatening blood infection in babies. Moreover, sexually transmitted disease... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Gonorrhea

...your baby's eyes by applying silver nitrate or other medicine to the eyes immediately after birth. Because of the risks from gonococcal infection to both you and your baby, health experts recommend that pregnant women have at least one test for... Read more »
MyFabulousDisease.com

"The Clap" Is Becoming the Applause!

...serious problems in both sexes and can spread to the blood and joints -- a potentially life-threatening condition. Pregnant women can pass the disease onto their fetuses leading to blindness, joint infection, or a life-threatening blood... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

OIs and Co-Infections and STIs -- Oh, My!

...the penis or vagina. The discharge may be white, yellow, or green. Gonorrhea may cause pain or swelling of the testicles. In women, it may be confused with more common vaginal infections. Symptoms may be very mild or take a long time to appear.... Read more »
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please help im scared to death

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
hi, please respond! in early dec i lost my virginity (the only time i have ever had sex. he did not wear protection nor did he ejaculate in me. i was immediatly worried. i know i did a stupid stupid thing. in mid march i got very ill vommiting the... Read more »

Persistent Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...have gone through the regimen of antibiotics twice. My question is that I had gotten masterbated in Vegas and at the end the women spit on the tip and massaged it into my skin and then I finished. Everyone stated that this is not a cause for... Read more »

should i tell her

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...now i know i dont have hiv like you women in here but i just needed a women opinoin because it is some i love.Now today i am going to get std checked but i know i have Read more »

Suffering unknowingly from untreated STDs

Posted by Anonymous
...gonorrhea, but 40 percent of them reported symptoms. (Infected men are more like to have gonorrhea symptoms than infected women.) Johns Hopkins University... Read more »