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Symptoms Of Gonorrhea In Your Throat

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Throat Gonorrhea and HIV risk

Hi Dr BobThanks for your answer regarding oral sex, poppers and alcohol from a few days ago. I was diagnosed after the two sex encounters with throat gonorrhea and treated with antibiotics. Just a quick follow-up question as the more I delve into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You're welcome. Regarding gonorrhea, it's important to point out that gonorrhea is much easier to transmit and contract than HIV. Yes it's possible to contract both 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 »

gonorrhea of the throat

I recently did some crystal meth by snorting and a few days later I ended up with a severe sore... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Ontario Researchers Look at Gonorrhea in the Throat

...and Bennett. Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases . 6th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2005. P. 2514-2529. PHAC. Gonococcal infections. Canadian Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted Infections . 2008. Available at: ... Read more »
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

...testing if it is needed. Late-Breaker Oral Abstract: Performance of Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests (NAATs) for Chlamydial and Gonococcal Infections of the Oropharynx and Rectum in MSM. In: 2008 National STD Prevention Conference, Chicago,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...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... Read more »
The Body

A New Super Villain: Gonorrhea?

...young adults and African Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Gonorrhea can infect the eyes, throat and mouth as well as male and female genital areas. For decades it has commonly been treated with first tier... Read more »
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Confused about symptoms...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...(which went away after two rounds of anibiotics) but negative for HIV. Fast forward to today. I went to the hospital with a sore throat and turns out I have a viral pharyngitis infection, it's causing slight headaches, joint pain, very slight... Read more »

I'm very nervous

Posted by whyme, 2 Replies
...Starting my fith week since my nutty night. Had a sore throat for three weeks its gone now. I read where that is a symptom of HIV infection. I hope all the info about oral is correct but Read more »

obsessed

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hiv/aids counseling. BOOM well now thanks to my stupidity i'm scared [censored], convinced i've got HIV syptoms sour feeling in my throat and my jaw feels tight,can't eat or sleep well,constantly in the mirror or touching my throat all day... Read more »