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What Is This Medicine Used To Treat Gonorrhea

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Disease 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 , 3rd Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999, 451-466. Weinstock H, Berman S, Cates W. Sexually...
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how long can you have the clap

my husband cd4 count was 32 & vl was 55,000 so they say you can have hiv for years what about the clap he also had that to he is on atripla and doing much better now but not me please give me answer
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...after having developed very severe immune deficiency (a rationale for routine testing for anyone with any risk factors).The "clap" (aka gonorrhea) is different- the vast majority of men (though fewer women) are symptomatic when they have this... Read more »

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Like you I have been in the same position of reading this forum thinking that I might have got HIV from a blowjob or giving cunnilingus. Over the past 10 years every time I put myself at little risk I freak out and start reading, and the end result...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Thanks for taking the time to write in and share your insights. Regarding gonorrhea, yes, it is becoming more difficult to treat. See below. Dr. BobIs Levaquin still effective against Gonnorhea?Dec 26, 2008 I recently tested positive for... Read more »

$300 Donation For One Last Question. Please Dr Bob

Hi Dr Bob, wonder if you still remember me (Barry). The guy who was stuck in Thailand due to the riot and post a question and you replied me on the 12th Dec 2008. Now Im finally made it back to California after being stuck in Thailand for about a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...pass through was a blithering idiot. Period.1.Gonorrhea is a very common STD. It is easily contracted via oral sex and readily treated by antibiotics. You cannot contract gonorrhea via protected sex, because the bacteria cannot permeate intact... Read more »

$200 Donation When I Come Back

Hi Dr Bob, please help a guy who is now stuck in Thailand due to the riot and unable to go back to his country. Ok I am very worried that I could have gotten something. 1st Case: On the 20th Nov 08, my friend and I got a club girl to my room and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...unprotected insertive oral sex carries a very minimal risk for HIV acquisition. Other types of STDs, such as syphilis, herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, etc., can be readily transmitted via an unprotected blowjob.Regarding the second case,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WHO Warns Gonorrhea Might Soon Become Untreatable

...experts to devise an action plan for addressing the growing threat of drug-resistant gonorrhea. Improper use of antibiotics to treat gonorrhea has resulted in resistance to first-line medicines, said WHO. "If this continues, it will only be a... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


...your baby's eyes by applying silver nitrate or other medicine to the eyes immediately after birth. Because of the risks from gonococcal infection to both you and your baby, health experts recommend that pregnant women have at least one test for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increases in Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Among Men Who Have Sex With Men -- United States, 2003, and Revised Recommendations for Gonorrhea Treatment, 2004

...Massachusetts Department of Public Health has recommended use of ceftriaxone rather than fluoroquinolones for treatment of uncomplicated gonococcal infections. When local increases in QRNG were identified in late 2002, the health department... Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Gonorrhea -- Easy to Read

...The disease is caused by bacteria. Gonorrhea may infect the cervix (mouth of the womb), urethra, mouth, or rectum. It can be treated and cured by antibiotics. However, taking antibiotics will not protect you from getting gonorrhea again. Q.... Read more »
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...spread through contact with infected blood. Before donated blood was screened for evidence of HIV infection and before heat-treating techniques to destroy HIV in blood products were introduced, HIV was transmitted through transfusions of... Read more »

Holistic Medicine: From Alternative to Mainstream?

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...movement is an ideological movement which is part of post modernism and globalisation. In fact, the adoption of natural alternative treatments by orthodox medicine is claimed by many to be due to the shift from modernism to post modernism.... Read more »

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...President and CEO Alan F. Holmer. Medicines available through the program include many of the newest and most innovative brand-name treatments available, including medicines that treat: Cancer High Cholesterol Diabetes High blood pressure... Read more »

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...Via Subject: Symptomless STDs Go Untreated X-URL: CDC Daily Update click here to return to CDC daily update main Read more »