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Ways To Catch Gonorrhea

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Help. So many questions. Gonorrhea

I haven't had sex In 2 years. I met a guy while i was away on business in NYC and we started dating spending every spare minute together. I decided it was finally time to have intercourse as I've been anticipating meeting someone I was...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,You should take all medication as prescribed by your doctor. The medication will get rid of the Gonorrhea, no matter where it is in your body. You can not catch HIV from Gonorrhea. HIV is only transmitted from an infected person to an... 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 »

oral sex and gonorrhea

Is it possible to get gonorrhea by receiving oral sex or do I have to perform to catch the STD?... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Warns Untreatable Gonorrhea Is on the Way

Gonorrhea is increasingly showing resistance to one of the last known effective antibiotic treatments, and researchers say it is time to "sound the alarm" about the potential for untreatable forms of the STD. "During the past three years, the wily... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Money Well Spent: Opt-Out Testing in Prisons Can Catch STD Cases and Save Taxpayers Money in the Long Run

How much do you think it would cost the health department of a major American city to reduce the amount of gonorrhea, Chlamydia, syphilis and possibly even HIV by 20%? More importantly, if you had to devise the simplest and most cost-effective way... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Warns of Drug-Resistant Strains of Gonorrhea

"Drug-resistant strains of gonorrhea have spread to countries across the world, the UN health agency said on Wednesday, and millions of patients may run out of treatment options unless doctors catch and treat cases earlier," Reuters reports... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rise in Gonorrhea Second-Highest in Buffalo, New York

Buffalo, N.Y., posted the nation's second-highest increase in gonorrhea cases at a time when the STD is leveling off across the country, according to new data from the CDC. In Buffalo, gonorrhea cases were up 27.5 percent in 2000. Reasons for the... Read more »
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Can I catch HIV this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am really worried about an incident that happened 10 months ago and am freaking out over whether I could have caught HIV infection.

I was using a public bathroom and by accident the crotch of my underwear touched the toilet seat. I didn't think... Read more »

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am only 19 and I don't quite understand why I have to deal with this.
Perhaps some will laugh at me for my ignorance and deem this post as a hoax, but I really am frightened over this issue and am losing sleep over this. Please, someone try to help... Read more »

Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
I have a friend who is hiv positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake hands. I always give people fist bumps. But I am growing concerned becasue I gave him a Fist... Read more »

Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
Dear Expert,

I am new to this forum! Firstly, I would like to express my gratitude to all of you!

I am scared over the incident told below!

Recently, I was diagnosed with hemorrhoids so I always wipe off my vagina and anus after urinating. I always... Read more »