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Transmission Of Gonorrhea

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How does gonorrhea affect HIV transmission?

A year ago I had unprotected sex (once) with a girl I met when out. I then contracted gonorrhea a few days later and got treated through a course of antibiotics which cured it.However my anxiety has blocked the incident from my mind until now when I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Conventional wisdom dictates that having one sexually transmitted infection increases the odds that you might be infected with another. Some studies have shown that having a current STI or a history of STIs puts one at greater risk for HIV... Read more »

Curious about gonorrhea and HepC co-transmission

I have read a lot of your answers on this page, and have deducted a couple of contradictory... Read more »

gonorrhea and hiv (HIV AND GONORRHEA)

Hi Dr RobertFirst of all, i would like to congratulate you and this site for this wonderful work.... Read more »
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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. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Gonorrhea

Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Research Related Links Overview Gonorrhea is a curable sexually transmitted infection (STI). It is the second most commonly reported bacterial STI in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Stealth" Gonorrhea Strains on the Rise

A new study shows "a widespread dissemination among several countries" of strains of gonorrhea that lack an enzyme used to detect and diagnose the infection. The enzyme, prolyliminopeptidase, was previously thought to be found in all gonorrheal... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

Noting that gonorrhea (GC) and chlamydia (CT) screening for HIV-infected men "may decrease HIV transmission and reduce the incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease in female partners," the study authors determined GC/CT testing rates in a clinical... Read more »
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Transmission Anxiety

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know I need to be tested, but here is my story. Recently on a trip to New Orleans, I had unprotected sex with a hooker( at least I think she was) at a strip joint. I ejacualted on her stomach. I know the chances of a onetime vaginal transmission... 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 »

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 »

Female To Male Transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What is the liklyhood for a male to contract HIV from a female from a 1 time exposure. Thanks Read more »