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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 »

Throat Gonorrhea

I tested positive for throat gonorrhea last week and had treatment Friday 13th September. Last night (tuesday 17th september) i kissed a guy and worried that I might of passed on the gonorrhea?Also I have been told no sex for a week. Is this...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Kissing would not transmit gonorrhea. You are advised to not have sex for a week so as to not transmit the infection to others (in your case by oral sex). Treatment works quickly so you should be okay to resume sexual activity after a week. Some... Read more »

Gonorrhea ......HIV.....but how?

Think everyone practicing save sex should read my story to be more careful.I have been tested negative couple of years back. Been practicing safe sex all the while.Three weeks ago, I was infected with gonorrhea (white discharge and itchiness in the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I have to say, it doesn't seem like you were careless at all. You took many precautions to prevent yourself from getting HIV and other STDs. But your story has an important message to everyone who is confused and worried about sex and STDs:... Read more »
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Test results are in....please look!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I finally got my results for my Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphillis tests. My gonorrhea test is negative, and my syphillis test is negative. But my chlamydia test came back as "out of range." What does that mean? Someone please help me. The... Read more »

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 think there's a chance I've been infected with chlamydia and/or gonorrhea? I... Read more »

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 »

Just got tested

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just got tested for Syphillis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydia. I will post again after I get my results. If any of you remember my post, I am still open to all suggestions and opinions. I am tired of going to doctors and having them tell me that they... Read more »