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What Antibiotic Is Used 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...
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Throat Gonorrhea and HIV risk

Hi Dr BobThanks for your answer regarding oral sex, poppers and alcohol from a few days ago. I was diagnosed after the two sex encounters with throat gonorrhea and treated with antibiotics. Just a quick follow-up question as the more I delve into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You're welcome. Regarding gonorrhea, it's important to point out that gonorrhea is much easier to transmit and contract than HIV. Yes it's possible to contract both 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
...Hi Brazil-Guy,Your concerns are largely unwarranted. Gonorrhea can be transmitted via oral sex quite easily and efficiently. HIV, by comparison, cannot. In fact it's quite difficult to transmit Read more »

Gonorrhea issue

Hi there , i have a question ,i recently had sexual intercourse with a {working girl}in thailand and the condom broke during intercourse. its five days later and im having the exact symptoms of Gonorrhea. (yellow puss from penis,hurts to urinate and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Because you are symptomatic now, there is no reason to wait two weeks for your STD screen. You'll need to be checked for gonorrhea, chlamydia and NGU. Regarding gonorrhea, norfloxacin may not adequately treat it. Over the past five years,... Read more »

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 »
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A New Super Villain: Gonorrhea?

...Scotland, Catherine Ison, a microbiologist with the Health Protection Agency in London, reported that the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae has become multi-drug resistant and threatens to make the STI more and more difficult to treat. Gonorrhea... 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

WHO Warns Gonorrhea Might Soon Become Untreatable

...Health Organization met with public health experts to devise an action plan for addressing the growing threat of drug-resistant gonorrhea. Improper use of antibiotics to treat gonorrhea has resulted in resistance to first-line medicines, said... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Warning of Gonorrhea Drugs Risk

... Gonorrhea's growing resistance to antibiotics could make treating the STD become much more complex, according to information presented Read more »
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PCR "definitive?" HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...next two weeks, I began to get a discharge from my genitals, inflamed neck nodes, and excessive urination. My doctor assumed gonorrhea and gave me the requisite antibiotics. He also ran a viral load "just to be sure." Surprise - the... Read more »

Not Again...!!!!!!!

Posted by Sol, 1 Reply
...(clotrimazole) since I had a fungal infection on my penis. My questions: 1. Is it possible that if I was exposed to STDs like gonorrhea or chlamydia, they would become resistant because I had taken antibiotics before? Or was the time gap... Read more »

antibiotics and hiv testing

Posted by fearfulbear, 1 Reply
...Was on I.V. antibiotics overnite in a hospital for diverticulitis, sent me home with some tablets of antibiotics, while i was still on antibiotics took Read more »

Stressing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, I would like to include an experience of mine in Japan. I decided to visit the famous sex district and allowed a brothel worker to perform felatio on me. I was previously showered and afterward masturbated for approximately 1 minute. Later... Read more »