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What Is The Difference Between Chlamydia And Gonorrhea

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How gonorrhea / chlamydia discharges look like?

About one month ago, I had a erotic massage performed on me which involved direct genital contact (but no penetration). Since then, I am very scared about having contracted a STD.Twice, after one week and after one month, I had two unusual...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It would be unwise and unethical for me to guess what is going on with you, especially after you had visited and talked with your doctor. My instinct is to trust his/her opinion before mine. In terms of your risk for HIV infection, please refer to... 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 »

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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Testing Rates of HIV-Infected Men: Low Despite Guidelines

... Noting that gonorrhea (GC) and chlamydia (CT) screening for HIV-infected men "may decrease HIV transmission and reduce the incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease in 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Asymptomatic Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections Detected by Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests Among Boston Area Men Who Have Sex With Men

... During March 2007, 114 asymptomatic MSM receiving care at a Boston community health center were screened for gonorrhea and chlamydia using the BD ProbeTec technique. De-identified medical records were analyzed and linked to prevalence monitoring... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania Reports Rise in Cases of Gonorrhea, Chlamydia

... In Pennsylvania in 2007, gonorrhea case reports rose by 10 percent, while chlamydia climbed by 7 percent. The Department of Health noted that the state's rate for the STDs remains below the national average. For Read more »
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Chlamydia/Gonorrhea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi guys, I have got a question about chlamydia/gonorrhea. About FOUR years ago I had sex with (3) prostitutes. I have already been tested -ive for HIV and syphilis. Do you Read more »

receiving oral sex risk?

Posted by merrywell
...of(i'm a female). I regret what I did and feel so guilty. Stupid me. Am I at risk for HIV? I tested negative for gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis and have had no herpes outbreaks and don't think I have any other STDs. Is testing even medically... Read more »

Received un[protected oral, worried ouf my wits!

Posted by merrywell, 1 Reply
...NOT necessary for this, as this is NOT risky, but I'm worried anyway. What do you guys say? I tested negative for gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis. Read more »

I need advice

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and I am still having nausea and joint pains. I am very stressed and depressed and have taken tests for many different std's (chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphillis etc.) and they all were negative. Also had a negative ELISA at 6 weeks. I am stumped.... Read more »