What Happens If Gonorrhea Is Left Untreated
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Tufts University School of MedicineI share your concern for liver disease, expecially if your liver shows bridging fibrosis and you have an enlarged spleen. I would consider speaking to a social worker to see if they can assist you in determining how you might obtain financial... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi 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 »
South Florida Center for Counseling and TherapyIf left untreated, gonorrhea can cause serous complications, including pelvic inflammatory disease in women and epididymitis (part of the testicles) in men. It can also travel through the blood stream and affect heart valves. Don't let it go... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank you for your question. Gonorrhea is a bacterial infection that is primarily spread through vaginal intercourse, anal intercourse and giving oral sex. When symptoms are present, they generally begin 2 to 7 days after infection, but it may... Read more »
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I have a friend who has made it known that he is refusing any further medical treatment. He has recently been diagnosed with PCP. Knowing that untreated PCP is a one way street, can anyone tell me what to expect, or even tell me what to tell... Read more »
Posted by jjdietz, 3 RepliesHello,
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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI haven't been on the board for sometimes.
What's happened to Richard - it seems there are no posts from him any more. Anybody knows?
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