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What Drugs Treat Gonorrhea

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Recommending New Drugs to Treat Gonorrhea

CDC on Thursday recommended that physicians begin using a different class of medications to treat gonorrhea after surveys showed that drug-resistant cases of the sexually transmitted infection are on the rise nationwide, the AP/ Forbes reports.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Spreading in North America

Gonorrhea, one of the most common sexually transmitted infections, is continuing to develop drug- resistant strains. The bacteria became resistant to sulfonamides in the 1940s, then to penicillins and tetracyclines in the 1970s and 1980s.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea on the Rise in California and Hawaii

Gonorrhea resistant to the commonly used class of drugs fluoroquinolones, which includes ciprofloxacin and levofloxacin, is on the increase in California and Hawaii, raising the concern of federal health officials. The drugs are often used to treat... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Gonorrhea and jump in viral load

Hi...Please help. I've been undectable for over a year, switched from Trizivir to Epivir, Viread, and Ziagen to get rid of the AZT blues. Now, out of the blue I have a viral load of 70K from a reading this month, but in January was...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Yes, additional ongoing infections could result in a transient increase in viral load until the other infection is treated. It's best just to have another viral load test before reacting to this number. It would be unlikely that just swapping... Read more »

Worried about possible resistant gonorrhea

Hi there. Recently I have been having almost a textbook presentation of the signs of gonorrhea. I've had the white-yellowish curdled discharge, the burning urination, the "crawling" sensation in my urethra and a pretty constant...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Marc,Drug resistant gonorrhea is of growing concern, but the Suprax (cefixime) that you took is a recommended treatment for this. Your probably putting the treatment horse before the diagnostic cart, as if you're still having symptoms,... 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...
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 HIV via oral sex, particularly via the receptive... Read more »

treatment for gonorrhea

from: Very Concerned person I am a male 25 yrs old.Are all forms of gonorrhea treated with the same medications? By forms I mean there are oral, anal, and infections in the sex organ. Recently I went to my doctor with a burning feeling when I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Dicloxacillin is typically used to treat Chlamydia, Cipro (or ciprofloxacin; or one of it's cousins) is used to treat Gonorrhea. This is true no matter where in the body the infection is located.The other major issue that I would point out, is... Read more »
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