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Ways To Treat 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 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
...tested negative for HIV-1, HIV-2 and p24 one month ago is very encouraging. What you and your girlfriend need to do now is get treated for gonorrhea and then repeat your HIV test three months from the last time you had unprotected sex. Use... Read more »

HIV AND GONORRHEA REPLY

hi doc Bob,it's me again, the brazil-guy. Thank you very much for your answer for my first question. It indeed encouraged me to write more and more in English, hehe... the only problem is i didn't understand the expression: "setting the bar...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tested negative for HIV-1, HIV-2 and p24 one month ago is very encouraging. What you and your girlfriend need to do now is get treated for gonorrhea and then repeat your HIV test three months from the last time you had unprotected sex. Use... 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 »

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE ANSWER ME :-(

Dr. Bob:I have now made an anonymous donation to your cause. I am hoping you could relieve my worries.In late June of this year, I was in South America and after a drunk night out with friends, we went clubbing and picked up some escorts.My escort...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Terrified,The symptoms you describe and the timeframe of their onset are not consistent with gonorrhea. Azithromycin can be used to treat bacterial infections other than gonorrhea. (In fact it is not a first-line treatment for gonorrhea. It's... Read more »
Articles
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 »
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 »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV Read more »
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Dissapointed

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...case since I came out in a bodywide rash, itched like hell!!! We discussed my case facts. 1. Exposure Mar 7 2. Diagnosed and treated Gonorrhea mid March 3. Finished doxy late MARCH. 4. Felt fine for about 3 days 5. Started to have an "ARS" like... Read more »

getting tested today...infected for sure

Posted by infectedboy, 4 Replies
...off and probably got vag fluid all over my penis hole... this was 4 months ago...going to get tested for hiv today...i got treated for clamydia 2 weeks ago and that was only exposure, symptoms of clamydia were sore testes..will get results today... Read more »

Even more dissapointed!

Posted by rufenough, 3 Replies
...Well, I get my 8 week results on Thursday...already had the clap treated, nearly 80% sure the syphiilis will come back pos (cos of the awful rash I have had).......and still sweating like hell over Read more »

LOW platelet and joint pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...weeks. I did my HIV test in 1997, 1998 and 2000. Came negative. In July 2002 i was exposed to Gonorrhea from oral sex and treated by antibiotic. while i was on the medication My platelet went down to very low and it was count 7000. Any ways,... Read more »