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What Causes The Pain 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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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 »

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 »

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
...dumber he would need to be watered twice a week.)My impression of your HIV risk (very low) remains unchanged. See below.Dr. Bobgonorrhea and hiv (HIV AND GONORRHEA)Apr 22, 2008 Hi Dr Robert First of all, i would like to congratulate you and this... 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
...Hello 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. 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 »
MyFabulousDisease.com

"The Clap" Is Becoming the Applause!

...mentality" of AIDS diminishes . That's life: just as we get an exotic horror show like AIDS in check, some Golden Oldie like the clap reminds us we're never really out of the woods. 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)

...with HIV. Bayer Corporation manufactures it. NOTE: In 2004, the Centers for Disease Control noted an increase in strains of gonorrhea that are resistant to Cipro among men who have sex with men. Using Cipro may be ineffective for gonorrhea, and... Read more »
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pain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...info. after exposure at 5 weeks I have a burning sensation on tip of penis also in the area of the testicules I have a dull pain. I know I have to take a test to find out. All I am wondering is if these are symptoms of HIV. thank you very... 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 Read more »

LOW platelet and joint pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...had joint pain. it last for 3 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... Read more »

When does the pain not feel like pain anymore?

Posted by Survivor, 4 Replies
...am not allowed to ever read it. When I look around the world thru the eye glasses of the net, I see a whole hell of alot of pain and suffering. Friends who helped me initially now are now doing serious battle against a simple infection that a 2... Read more »