Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

What Does Gonorrhea Do To Your Body

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
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...
Ask the Experts

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
...entertaining questions) from the archives below that deals with HIV and gonorrhea. I would recommend you get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. The odds remain all in your favor that you did not contract HIV from this oral... Read more »

Guess I'll give it one more shot...gonorhea from oral

Hey doc, I know your busy so Im not stressing too much about it I understand its a crap shoot to actually get my question answered. Thanks anyway for all your knowledge and help.So the question is, I contracted gonorhea from unprotected oral. I also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...increased white blood cells and inflammation at the site of infection, which in turn can make it easier for HIV to enter the body. Consequently, having gonorrhea increases the risk of acquiring HIV if exposed to infected fluids. That your sex... 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
...entertaining questions) from the archives below that deals with HIV and gonorrhea. I would recommend you get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. The odds remain all in your favor that you did not contract HIV from this oral... 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 »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)

...bacteria. Cipro works against some bacteria that are resistant to other antibiotics, including penicillin. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or keep them under control.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Composition Tests

... What Are Body Composition Tests? Anthropometry Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) Body Mass Index (BMI) Computerized Tomography Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Lipodystrophy? Body Shape Changes Metabolic Complications What Causes Lipodystrophy? Can Lipodystrophy Be Treated? Caring for Yourself Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

...Lipo Be Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy, or "lipo" for short, is a collection of body shape changes in people taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). "Lipo" refers to fat, and "dystrophy" means bad... Read more »
Connect With Others

Dissapointed

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...be"....so post again!!! Well a week or so has passed...now I managed to get back to doctor as an urgent 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... Read more »

Confused about symptoms...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...but no swollen lymph nodes. A week before the throat problems I've just had a lot of muscle stiffness, and a dull ache over my body. I just had a few questions. 1. Would it be typical for symptoms to show up at almost 6 months after exposure or... Read more »

obsessed

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...exhausted my toungue has a little white stuff on it in the back that won't come off and i think i actually feel every cell in my body moving. I'm going to call a dif DR that i use to go to after i finish this doxycycline but MAN AM I SCARED ... Read more »

human body

Posted by Anonymous
...can you please send me a picture of the human body. thanks Read more »