Types Of 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...
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Gonorrhea in the throat

In one of your answers you said, "For example, if you give a man oral sex, and that man has gonorrhea, you could get infected with gonorrhea in the throat, whether the man ejaculates or not. Gonorrhea can cause a discharge that can be very...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...untreated, there is a chance the infection can spread into the bloodstream, causing a rare serious complication called "Disseminated Gonococcal Infection". Some antibiotics that work for genital or rectal Gonorrhea, will not work adequately... 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. Second, i'd like to say that i am sorry for my poor english. I am from Brazil and i am not very fluent, but i will try hard.I'm worried because i had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...some STDs are quite easy to contract from oral sex, like gonorrhea and herpes, others, like HIV, are not easy to get form any kind of oral sex. 7. Yes, there are some documented cases of getting HIV from sucking ("giving head"). Bleeding gums,... 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 »

Disease risks from sucking cock right out of an ass

Dr. Frascino,I am an hiv- guy (as of last test a year ago) that is turned on by bareback sex parties. I attend about 3 or 4 a year. I don't fuck or get fucked at the parties but do suck cock (not to completion), get sucked, rim and get rimmed from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...transmitted via risky oral sex. STDs that cause sores and blisters (like syphilis and herpes) are very easy to contract from all types of oral sex. Gonorrhea, chlamydia and NGU are readily acquired from sucking and getting sucked. Hepatitis A,... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Availability of Cefixime 400 mg Tablets -- United States, April 2008

...antibiotics, the cephalosporins. Within this class, ceftriaxone, available only as an injection, is the recommended treatment for all types of gonorrhea infections (i.e., urogenital, rectal, and pharyngeal). The only oral agent recommended... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cefixime 400 mg Tablets Letter

...class of antibiotics, the cephalosporins. Within this class, CDC recommends ceftriaxone, available only as an injection, for all types of gonorrhea infection (genital, anal and pharyngeal). Cefixime is recommended for genital and rectal... 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 »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...become infected with HPV at some time in their lives. One study found HPVs in 77 percent of HIV-positive women. Different types of HPV cause warts or abnormal cell growth (dysplasia) near the anus or cervix. More than 95% of cervical cancers... Read more »