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Gonorrhea

What is gonorrhea? How common is gonorrhea? How do people get gonorrhea? Who is at risk for gonorrhea? What are the signs and symptoms of gonorrhea? What are the complications of gonorrhea? How does gonorrhea affect a pregnant woman and her baby? How is gonorrhea diagnosed? What is the treatment for gonorrhea? How can gonorrhea be prevented? Where can I get more information? Sources What is gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is a sexually...
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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...
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 HIV via oral sex, particularly via the receptive... Read more »

Help. So many questions. Gonorrhea

I haven't had sex In 2 years. I met a guy while i was away on business in NYC and we started dating spending every spare minute together. I decided it was finally time to have intercourse as I've been anticipating meeting someone I was...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,You should take all medication as prescribed by your doctor. The medication will get rid of the Gonorrhea, no matter where it is in your body. You can not catch HIV from Gonorrhea. HIV is only transmitted from an infected person to an... 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 good after treatment? I don't know that much about the disease. Please help....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Gonorrhea is a bacterial infection that is primarily spread through vaginal intercourse, anal intercourse and giving oral sex. When symptoms are present, they generally begin 2 to 7 days after infection, but it may... Read more »

Resistant to gonorrhea treatment?

I have been suffering from painful urination for close to three months now (without any discharge). In the first month i completed a round of doxycycline. During the second month I had a round of levofloaxacin while awaiting my full STD check...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.If I read your words and test results correctly, it's not clear that you have a persistent urinary tract infection at all. The "minor presence of gram negative" bacteria doesn't indicate infection,... Read more »
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Gonorrhea Affecting CD4 & Viral Load Count

Posted by jjdietz, 3 Replies
Hello,

I was diagnosed with gonorrhea last Saturday. I was given a shot and I'm taking medication. I'm feeling alot better, but I have to finish my medication for another week.

As of April, 2012, my CD4 count was over 2,000 and my viral load was less... Read more »

Common questions/concerns about HIV/AIDS please read

Posted by kbuddy77, 1 Reply

Questions and Answers about HIV
1. What is HIV? What is AIDS?
2. Who can get HIV?
3. What are the ways in which HIV can be spread from one person to another?
4. Can I get HIV from oral sex?
5. How long does HIV live outside the body?
6. Can having another... Read more »

How common is it?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
How common is it to be infected with HIV and test negative 6 months or more after being infected. Could different strains of the virus cause it not to be picked up? Also, I have only tested for HIV-1, is it necessary to test for HIV-2 ? Read more »

1st time

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
What do you think are the chances of being infected if the guy just poked you then you pushed him off, and he didn't have a chance to do anything. I could just be flying off the deep end, however I was a virgin who didn't know much and he sort of... Read more »