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Testing Men For Gonorrhea

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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...
Ask the Experts

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
...which leads many to become diagnosed positive only after having developed very severe immune deficiency (a rationale for routine testing for anyone with any risk factors).The "clap" (aka gonorrhea) is different- the vast majority of men (though... Read more »

Please..I'm begging you. I need your help! Will Donate!

Hi Doctor.I will donate! Please help me! I had sex with two different guys and I don't remember if I was wearing protection because I was drunk. One of the men was diagnosed with aids and now I'm so freaked out. I remember licking his scrotums and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You remember licking his "scrotums?" Hmm. How many did he have?Being so drunk you don't recall whether you used protection with your duet of dudes is not wise. Luckily your STD 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 »

whats the cause of gonorrhea

i was infected by gonorrhea. i got it from my gf. where did she got it? im positive that im the only guy in her life. after i found out that i was infected she immediately go to the doc undergo for urinalysis and they found out she has a UTI, could...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...and two, because you may have open sores which makes it easier for the HIV to infect you. I suggest you and your partner get tested for HIV and protect each other; wear a condom. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Testing Rates of HIV-Infected Men: Low Despite Guidelines

...transmission and reduce the incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease in female partners," the study authors determined GC/CT testing rates in a clinical HIV cohort before and after 2003, when CDC issued guidelines for GC/CT screening. First... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Asymptomatic Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections Detected by Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests Among Boston Area Men Who Have Sex With Men

...technique. De-identified medical records were analyzed and linked to prevalence monitoring results. Among participants, 11 percent tested positive for one of the two STDs from at least one mucosal site. Men with an STD were considerably more... Read more »
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 »
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Stupidity

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
... During the 3rd time, the guy put my penis in his butt. It was in about 30 seconds before I realized and pulled out. I've tested negative at 55 days and am waiting for my 13 week period. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks. Read more »

Dissapointed

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...have an "ARS" like illness 6. Posted on the body asking questions 7. Limited response (Thanks Gman and J cage) 8. Booked appointments for HIV and all STDs test 9. 26th April bodywide rash...looked like Syphillis 10. Got to clinician, he gave me... Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am Read more »

obsessed

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...is the worst feeling in the world! and its only been about 3 weeks since the incident so now i just go insane waiting to be tested if i don't give myself a heart attack by then. can anyone help me overcome my fears? Read more »