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What Are The Long Term Effects Of Gonorrhea

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Gonorrhea and Long Term Effect

I have been infected with penile gonorrhea twice in my life. That was 15 years ago and couple of weeks back. How serious is this? Is it true that gonorrhea is like a "common flu" in sexually transmitted diseases? Unfortunately, both the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
If you get gonorrhea and you have it treated by a doctor, then there should be no long term consequences. You can get gonorrhea from someone performing oral sex on you if they have a gonococcal infection in their throat.RMK... Read more »

Protected anal sex with blood and Gonorrhea

Hi,December 27, 2013. We had oral sex with my friends, 2 of them, so we were in total of 3 having... Read more »

HIV+ with gonorrhea

I am HIV positive, with T cells around 250. I have had white discharge from my penis for around 10... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Cost-Effective Analysis of Interventions to Increase Repeat Testing in Patients Treated for Gonorrhea or Chlamydia at Public Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics

Since persons who have been infected with chlamydia or gonorrhea (CT/GC) are at increased risk for reinfection, the authors of the current study sought to conduct a program- and societal-perspective cost-effectiveness analysis of five interventions... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Gonorrhea

Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Research Related Links Overview Gonorrhea is a curable sexually transmitted infection (STI). It is the second most commonly reported bacterial STI in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Community-Based Intervention Designed to Increase Preventive Health Care Seeking Among Adolescents: The Gonorrhea Community Action Project

To evaluate the effectiveness of an intervention designed to increase preventive health care seeking among adolescents, the authors recruited adolescent and young adults ages 12-21 at community-based organizations in central Harlem, N.Y., and Prince... Read more »
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 »
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Gonorrhea Affecting CD4 & Viral Load Count

Posted by jjdietz, 3 Replies
Hello,

I was diagnosed with gonorrhea last Saturday. I was given a shot and I'm taking medication. I'm feeling alot better, but I have to finish my medication for another week.

As of April, 2012, my CD4 count was over 2,000 and my viral load was less... Read more »

a hopeful possible worried well ... my story

Posted by MrAnxious, 1 Reply
Hi everyone,

(This is going to be really long winded and may bore you to death but its helping me clear my head and keep things straight for the next month until I can take the 90 day mark so please cut me a bit of slack.. respond if you like, don't... Read more »

Testes Pain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is testicular pain a symtom of a recent hiv infection? it feels like one is twisted or something and it's been going on for a few days. my inner and outer thigh have also been hurting on the same side, I read that the thigh problem may be caused... Read more »

Could be worst week ever

Posted by nowhere2go, 3 Replies
Hello all, writing this as I can't sleep. My mind is racing and I fear the worse.
My story is not greatly different than many who post here. I had high risk sex and now I might pay a very high price. Now I am stressing over my status as I await... Read more »