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What Is Gonorrhea Of The Throat

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Gonorrhea in the throat

In one of your answers you said, "For example, if you give a man oral sex, and that man has gonorrhea, you could get infected with gonorrhea in the throat, whether the man ejaculates or not. Gonorrhea can cause a discharge that can be very...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...untreated, there is a chance the infection can spread into the bloodstream, causing a rare serious complication called "Disseminated Gonococcal Infection". Some antibiotics that work for genital or rectal Gonorrhea, will not work adequately... Read more »

gonorrhea of the throat

I recently did some crystal meth by snorting and a few days later I ended up with a severe sore... 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... Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DNA Testing Method Can Identify Twice as Many Throat and Rectal Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections as Traditional Bacterial Culture

...testing if it is needed. Late-Breaker Oral Abstract: Performance of Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests (NAATs) for Chlamydial and Gonococcal Infections of the Oropharynx and Rectum in MSM. In: 2008 National STD Prevention Conference, Chicago,... Read more »
The Body

A New Super Villain: Gonorrhea?

...young adults and African Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Gonorrhea can infect the eyes, throat and mouth as well as male and female genital areas. For decades it has commonly been treated with first tier... 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 »
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worried I've got HIV after oral without

Posted by anonymouslad, 6 Replies
4 weeks ago I had unprotected oral(I was the receiver) with a girl. 2 weeks later I started getting back and neck pains. Plus regularly feeling mildly sick. Now those back and neck pains are getting quite severe(I'm literally in agony as I type... Read more »

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 »

I'm very nervous

Posted by whyme, 2 Replies
...Starting my fith week since my nutty night. Had a sore throat for three weeks its gone now. I read where that is a symptom of HIV infection. I hope all the info about oral is correct but Read more »

Confused about symptoms...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...(which went away after two rounds of anibiotics) but negative for 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... Read more »