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What Is Gonorrhea And How Long Does It Last

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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 times it was...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...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 »

how long can you have the clap

my husband cd4 count was 32 & vl was 55,000 so they say you can have hiv for years what about the... 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.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...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... Read more »
The Body

A New Super Villain: Gonorrhea?

...statement by the Pew Charitable Trusts. "Bacteria are able to develop antibiotic resistance when exposed to low doses of drugs over long periods of time. To promote growth and weight gain, entire herds or flocks of farm animals are routinely fed... 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

HIV Health Checklist

...booster shots more than once every 10 years, or after 5 years if injured Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine usually gives life-long protection. If you did not get these vaccines as a child, you should get an MMR vaccination. However, this live... Read more »
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Dissapointed

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...No responses to my last thread "How long and how severe can seroconversion be"....so post again!!! Well a week or so has passed...now I managed to get back to doctor Read more »

big mistake help!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
help...i had a situation and sorry but i have to describe what happened. I had a few experiences about 4 to be exact with diferent guys. With 3 of them we just did mutual masterbation and my penis touched there anus a few times but did not penetrate... Read more »

clap

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can symptoms of chlaymydia or gonnerhea show up 5 months after a possible exposure? Also I know that there are window periods for Hiv, what about these STDS? I was tested for chlymydia and gonn 2 weeks after possible exposure, would they have been... Read more »

Seminal Discharge

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a question. I have had Chlamydia in the past. Took the medication and was cured. I noticed that since then I have seminal discharge from time to time after urinating. Lately it went away. But recently I have had sex with a co-worker since... Read more »