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What Antibiotics Cure 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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how long can you have the clap

my husband cd4 count was 32 & vl was 55,000 so they say you can have hiv for years what about the clap he also had that to he is on atripla and doing much better now but not me please give me answer
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...after having developed very severe immune deficiency (a rationale for routine testing for anyone with any risk factors).The "clap" (aka gonorrhea) is different- the vast majority of men (though fewer women) are symptomatic when they have this... Read more »

Unprotected oral by POZ man days after finishing antibiotics for chalmydia

Dr. Bob, I love this site and all you do. I searched the archives but didn't see my question, so here goes...Back on July 4th weekend, I went to a pool party (all gay men). After several drinks and a day of skinny dipping, things started to get a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I concur completely with the advice you received from your doctor!Dr. Bob Read more »

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
...seven week mark and got tested for Clamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, & HIV. I popped positive on Gonorrhea. The doctor gave me antibiotics, which took care of the problem. (I believe the HIV test was an ELISA. I had the test in Japan and everything... Read more »
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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 »
The Body

A New Super Villain: Gonorrhea?

...the eyes, throat and mouth as well as male and female genital areas. For decades it has commonly been treated with first tier antibiotics such as Penicillin. Now, even newer medications such as ceftriaxone and cefixime may be becoming less... Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Gonorrhea -- Easy to Read

...by bacteria. Gonorrhea may infect the cervix (mouth of the womb), urethra, mouth, or rectum. It can be treated and cured by antibiotics. However, taking antibiotics will not protect you from getting gonorrhea again. Q. What are the signs of... 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 »
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PCR "definitive?" HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 gonorrhea/chlamydia screen came back... Read more »

Im back and Im confused

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...with. I had a high risk expos' Mar 7th 2006 contract GN (Clap) got that treated but shortly after finishing first course of antibiotics a persistant fever, rash and return of aching privates ensued. Another course of antibiotics once again... Read more »

clap

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can symptoms of chlaymydia or gonnerhea show up 5 months after a possible exposure? Also I know that there are window periods for Hiv, what about these STDS? I was tested for chlymydia and gonn 2 weeks after possible exposure, would they have been... Read more »

More Symptoms?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 3 Replies
...getting cold at times and Tingling sensation on hands and feets Sweaty Palms often (didn't notice before) Diariah (Because of the antibiotics I got yesterday) No Fever or other I am thinking that I do have +ve more and more now. Has anyone here... Read more »