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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 »

is it possible to get false positive for gonorrhea

I had a baby 2010 and many blood test. I didnt have positive for any std on any of them. The again in 2012 I had 3 pap smears, 1 being in dr office, another for having irregular bleeding, then the other in the ER for stomach cramps. I was tested all...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,I'll start off by saying, even though they're uncommon, false-positives can happen with just about any test. Since you have no reason to doubt the loyalty of your baby's father, it seems totally reasonable to... Read more »

Gonorrhea trigger for hiv-infection.

Hi doc.mark.Although I always have safer sex, Im always afraid of the trigger stds are for hiv-infection. There seems no clear results how many hiv-virions and infected cells the puss-discharge of gon. contains but especially during primary...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Most of these questions don't have answers. It is very likely that an STD infected discharge has many more HIV infected cells and therefore many more copies of infectious virus to infect a recepient of these secretions.... Read more »

got diagnosed with Gonorrhea. scared of HIV

hi Doc, 23 yr old male here..I met this lady online (ie didnt know her sexual history) and we had sex at first meet last week..we had protected intercourse but she performed oral on me unprotected...i just got diagnosed with gonorrhea and now Im...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You want to assume your hook-up hooker had syphilis, gonorrhea, herpes and HIV??? Dude, where did you find her? In the "skanks are us" chat room? Let's be a bit more realistic and consider the facts, OK? While it is true that a... Read more »
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no STD symptoms after oral a year ago. Am I ok?

Posted by 613, 1 Reply
last year I received oral for the first time in my life. I'm a virgin. The girl told me she was clean but i am paranoid.

A year has passed and I have shown no signs of genital herpes. Am I clean? Read more »

STD test "time table" ?

Posted by Hawaii_Guy, 1 Reply
Hey, does anyone know at what point in time testing for STD is past the incubation period? I tested 5 days 'afterwards" and if that is not enough time -- would definitely test again.

Thanks in advance,

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STD testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have been concerned about a possible exposure. I started out having protected sex with a sex worker. When she rolled over the condom came off and she stared to go w/o it... maybe about 1 minute. Then I stopped her and she put another on. We... Read more »