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What Is Gonorrhea Of The Mouth

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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...
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French Kissing and Oral Sex

Dear Dr. McGovern, I am wondering if it is possible to get any kind of serious disease (diseases other than a common cold or the flu) through French kissing or from a who is female performing oral sex on a male. Kind regards,Stan
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...or C to be transmitted in this way. As for other major STDs - syphilis can be transmitted if the female have an oral chancre. Gonorrhea can be present in the mouth (pharngeal gonorrhea) but this is infection is usually not transmitted this way.... Read more »

Throat Gonorrhea and HIV risk

Hi Dr BobThanks for your answer regarding oral sex, poppers and alcohol from a few days ago. I was diagnosed after the two sex encounters with throat gonorrhea and treated with antibiotics. Just a quick follow-up question as the more I delve into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You're welcome. Regarding gonorrhea, it's important to point out that gonorrhea is much easier to transmit and contract than HIV. Yes it's possible to contract both Read more »

Gonorrhea and hiv

Hi, Mr. Robert,i'm brazilian, so forgive my poor english.I had unprotected oral sex with a male prostitute on november, 6th. I made oral sex on him just for a few seconds - no cum for sure, and, i'm almost sure, no pre-cum, it was very quickly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Brazilian-Guy!I absolutely agree your HIV-acquisition risk is extremely low, much less than 1%. It is far easier to contract gonorrhea than HIV from oral sex! Trying to calculate the increased estimated statistical risk of acquiring HIV is not at... 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 because i had...
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 Read more »
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A New Super Villain: Gonorrhea?

...Scotland, Catherine Ison, a microbiologist with the Health Protection Agency in London, reported that the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae has become multi-drug resistant and threatens to make the STI more and more difficult to treat. Gonorrhea... Read more »
MyFabulousDisease.com

"The Clap" Is Becoming the Applause!

...mentality" of AIDS diminishes . That's life: just as we get an exotic horror show like AIDS in check, some Golden Oldie like the clap reminds us we're never really out of the woods. 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Update to CDC's Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2006 : Fluoroquinolones No Longer Recommended for Treatment of Gonococcal Infections

...gonorrhoeae . On the basis of the most recent evidence, CDC no longer recommends the use of fluoroquinolones for the treatment of gonococcal infections and associated conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Consequently, only one... Read more »
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Oral Sex (I am worried) PLS HELP

Posted by innocent2008, 2 Replies
Hey all, i'm so worried about myself and i need someone to advice me... This is my story :- I'm living & working at Cameroon, and as mostly of people know that HIV is too much here as well as other African countries, and i made many relations... Read more »

Inconclusive SUDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently tested at local Health Dept. They used a SUDS test. Was told that I was not positive but showed a very low reactivity. It's about 7 weeks since a protected vaginal sex and oral (performed on me) with a sex worker. I am waiting on... Read more »

oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...rubbersso I didnt even mention it anyway.so does any body have any advice for me,since I swallowed or had most of the climaxes in my mouth or throat am i at risk? I enjoy oral sex and swallowing for my partner and I always thought it wasnt... Read more »

scared

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...later I started to feel sick, and my jaw hurt me. Then fatigue which lasted about 2 weeks along with an unidentified cut in my mouth, and the swollen glands which are still residing on the left side of my neck which hurt when i touch them. And... Read more »