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Symptoms Of Gonorrhea In Your Throat

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Worried Over HIV/Throat Gonorrhea Following Mutual Oral

Hello, Thank you all so very much for the work you do on this site. I am a man who had unprotected oral sex (giving/receiving) with a man that involved no in-mouth ejaculation. At 56 days post-encounter,I took a rapid test (oral) and was deemed...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
The urine test will not detect gonorrhea in the throat. A swab of the throat is necessary. Importantly, many people with gonorrhea in their throats have no symptoms at all.DW... Read more »

Gonorrhea in the throat

In one of your answers you said, "For example, if you give a man oral sex, and that man has... Read more »

Throat Gonorrhea and HIV risk

Hi Dr BobThanks for your answer regarding oral sex, poppers and alcohol from a few days ago. I was... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DNA Testing Method Can Identify Twice as Many Throat and Rectal Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections as Traditional Bacterial Culture

A new study shows that a more efficient STD screening method -- called a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) -- can detect at least twice as many oropharyngeal (throat) and rectal gonorrhea and chlamydia infections as a bacterial culture test,... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Ontario Researchers Look at Gonorrhea in the Throat

Infection with bacteria called N. gonorrhoeae is a problem among sexually active people, including men who have sex with men (MSM). Moreover, because gonorrhea can cause inflammation in the wet tissues of the genitals, rectum and throat, this... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea Infections in Asymptomatic MSM Missed Due to Lack of Testing at All Exposed Anatomic Sites

New data from several STD clinics suggest that more than one-third of rectal gonorrhea infections and more than a quarter of pharyngeal (throat) gonorrhea infections among asymptomatic men who have sex with men (MSM) are missed and not treated... Read more »
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Sore throat...sinus drainage symptoms!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just recently went to the doctor for a sinus infection that pretty much cleared up within a couple days of taking the first one or two doses of antibiotics.

Thats all pretty much gone, but now a week later I still have a lot of drainage in my... Read more »

chronic throat irritation hiv symptom?

Posted by anxious66, 2 Replies
hello, im sure you're all aware of my risk, unprotected oral msm me giving, one minute max, no ejaculation, highly doubt there was precum

tested negative at 6 weeks with a 4th gen duo, was told this is deifinately conclusive, and was not even told to... 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 »

Ears and Throat????respond PLEASE!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello all. I'm having a problem. I have some symptoms of HIV, like tiredness, headache, etc, but I also have this itch very deep down in my ears and my tonsils. The itch is so severe that I have to stick anything from a safety pin to an ink pen in... Read more »