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What Is The Means Of Transmission For Gonorrhea

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RE:gonorea thru oral sex

Dr.FWhy can you get gonorea by recieving oral sex but hiv does not seem to be transmitted this way? On the safe sex forum, and the hopkins site they say that even though this route is theoretically possible for hiv "it does not happen in the real...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Different germs have different means of transmission; gonorrhea is caused by a bacterium, and HIV is a virus-- these are very different kinds of germs. Also, not 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 »

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 »
Articles
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...open sores or breaks in the skin (e.g., syphilis, herpes, chancroid) or does not cause breaks in the skin (e.g., chlamydia, gonorrhea). If the STD infection causes irritation of the skin, breaks or sores may make it easier for HIV to enter the... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly disease for... 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 »
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Possible exposure and ARS symptoms questions

Posted by dot1974, 1 Reply
...through that right now. He also did an STD screening, which on the rectal swab came back negative, but I was positive for penile gonorrhea. They told me that was a very common STD to get. Syphilis was negative and I had previously been given... Read more »

What can this be?

Posted by bake23, 2 Replies
...be an allergic reaction to the condom? I know it's a low exposure for HIV, but what are the chances of catching chlamydia or gonorrhea? Read more »

getting tested today...infected for sure

Posted by infectedboy, 4 Replies
...treated for clamydia 2 weeks ago and that was only exposure, symptoms of clamydia were sore testes..will get results today of clap test but must have been that or NGU...either way it proves condom didn't work..must have gotten exposed and this sw... Read more »

Im back and Im confused

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...Earlier in the year I went thru the hell Im sure many of you are familiar with. I had a high risk expos' Mar 7th 2006 contract GN (Clap) got that treated but shortly after finishing first course of antibiotics a persistant fever, rash and return... Read more »