Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

What Is The Std Gonorrhea

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the development...
Ask the Experts

STD

Does gonorehea and warts mean that a person could be affected with HIV.
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...Gonorrhea and genital warts indicate that the person has had sexual contacts that place them at risk for HIV. If the person has not been Read more »

worried

i tested neg. 6 months ago in the meantime i had sex with 2 men i used protection with one and the other one was a alcoholic should i be worried
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...men? Have they been tested for HIV? If you have had unprotected sex with someone you do not know their HIV status (and other sexually transmitted diseases), you should get screening for both HIV and STD's such as gonorrhea, chlamydia and... Read more »

gonorrhea?

I have had on 2 occasions in the last week a little yellow green mucus like spot in my under wear. Is it possible this could be gonorrhea? No other symptoms, I have searched the web and it always and it points to gonorrhea this which is unlikely. ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...If your only risk for having gonorrhea is sitting on public toilets seats, than you do not have gonorrhea. This is considered CASUAL CONTACT. Gonorrhea is SEXUALLY Read more »

oral sex

I recently have oral sex with a guy, but he did not cum in my mouth and he had no cut that I know of. But about four days after the thing, My throat started to hurt I think it is sore throat or do you think I have been infected with an STD.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...It is certainly possible to get an STD, such as gonorrhea, from oral sex. See your doctor or go to an STD clinic to get tested. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Update to CDC's Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2006 : Fluoroquinolones No Longer Recommended for Treatment of Gonococcal Infections

...United States since 1986. Annually, GISP collects approximately 6,000 urethral gonococcal isolates from males attending 26 to 30 sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics throughout the country and provides national data to guide treatment. QRNG... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

... How can gonorrhea be prevented? Where can I get more information? Sources What is gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Gonorrhea is caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae , a bacterium that can grow and... Read more »
MyFabulousDisease.com

"The Clap" Is Becoming the Applause!

...mentality" of AIDS diminishes . That's life: just as we get an exotic horror show like AIDS in check, some Golden Oldie like the clap reminds us we're never really out of the woods. Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
Connect With Others

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

MY TONGUE

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE KNOWS ABOUT ERYTHEMATOUS CANDIDIASIS???? I HAVE SPLOTCHES ON MY TONGUE THAT COME AND GO. I HAVE SEEN TWO DOCTORS WHO SENT ME HOME WITH NOTHING. I HAVE A HARD TIME CLEARING MY THROAT. CAN THE DIFFICULTY IN SWALLOWING HAPPEN... Read more »

Sick w/ worry

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the embarrasement and shame and went to the doctor. I explained my situation in full and he told me I didn't have those two STDs (basically a "get outta here"). Because of my symptoms however he decided to give me a digital rectal exam where he... Read more »

scared from symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i had my first relation ship and i used condoms but it did not cover the end of the base it covered more than half of the penus , but not till the end of the base. i'm very worried from Hiv please tell me the probabiltiy. and i think i started to... Read more »