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What Is Gonorrhea Caused By

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whats the cause of gonorrhea

i was infected by gonorrhea. i got it from my gf. where did she got it? im positive that im the only guy in her life. after i found out that i was infected she immediately go to the doc undergo for urinalysis and they found out she has a UTI, could...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...Gonorrhea is caused by a bacteria named Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Humans are the only known carriers of gonorrhea. Transmission is almost always by sexual Read more »

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... 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... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Ontario Researchers Look at Gonorrhea in the Throat

...and Bennett. Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases . 6th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2005. P. 2514-2529. PHAC. Gonococcal infections. Canadian Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted Infections . 2008. Available at: ... Read more »
The Body

A New Super Villain: Gonorrhea?

...ceftriaxone and cefixime may be becoming less effective. According to Dr. Ison, "choosing an effective antibiotic can be a challenge because the organism that causes gonorrhea is very versatile and develops resistance to antibiotics very... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


...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 »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


...genome (genetic blueprint)for N. gonorrhoeae. They are using this information to help them better understand how the bacterium causes disease and becomes resistant to antibiotics. Related Links Government Links National Library of... Read more »
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should i tell her

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...okay so i have this problem i am going to get std checked today and i know i have either claps or gonerreha but this is my problem i got it from my girlfriend(who i have a child with)should i tell her that she gave me an Read more »

Confused about symptoms...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...HIV. Fast forward to today. I went to the hospital with a sore throat and turns out I have a viral pharyngitis infection, it's causing slight headaches, joint pain, very slight fever, but no swollen lymph nodes. A week before the throat problems... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've known for about 3 years. He told me a week later that he had chlamydia but took care of it. I got tested for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphallis, herpes,and HIV but it had only been two weeks.I started feeling very sleepy and lightheaded all of... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
here's the story ;I was drunk and stupid and she was a stripper got a private dance ...she did her job well.. to well. no insertion but my penis was all over her never inside but definitely touched some "private areas" 1-1/2 weeks later i'm at the... Read more »