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What Kinds Of Antibiotics Are Used To Treat Gonorrhea

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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 »

How does gonorrhea affect HIV transmission?

A year ago I had unprotected sex (once) with a girl I met when out. I then contracted gonorrhea a few days later and got treated through a course of antibiotics which cured it.However my anxiety has blocked the incident from my mind until now when I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Conventional wisdom dictates that having one sexually transmitted infection increases the odds that you might be infected with another. Some studies have shown that having a current STI or a history of STIs puts one at greater risk for HIV... Read more »

HIV AND GONORRHEA REPLY

hi doc Bob,it's me again, the brazil-guy. Thank you very much for your answer for my first question. It indeed encouraged me to write more and more in English, hehe... the only problem is i didn't understand the expression: "setting...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Brazil-Guy,The "setting the bar extremely low" comment was a wise-ass remark I was making that was directed at our president George W. Bush. He tends to mangle the English language so badly it's often difficult to understand what... Read more »

Can Antibiotics taken after exposure delay seroconversion (ANTIBIOTICS AND HIV TESTING, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I want to thank you for taking the time to answer my questions in the past. Unfortunately I am still very worried. I still have symptoms I cant explain and now I have a rash on my body 12 weeks later after my possible exposure and I am so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,As with so many of the questions cramming their way into my overstuffed inbox, your question has been asked (and answered) numerous times before. A quick search of the archives would have revealed this. See below!Dr. BobCan antibiotics affect... Read more »
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Preventive Antibiotics

Posted by picaropsv, 4 Replies
Hey all!

Looking for information and some of your kind words.
As I have mentioned in the past, last year, more or less around this time of year, I became quite ill with a strange kind of double pneumonia, one of the bugs was normal, but the other was... Read more »

still have fever after taking antibiotics...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i had 2 possible exposures in the past month. 5 weeks ago i met a guy out of town, i let him rub his penis between my ass to get friction & i did notice that he penetrated me a few times. i do not think he ejaculated inside me, but im not sure.... Read more »

ORAL THRUSH - from antibiotics or early HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
After taking antibiotics for a while (different kinds were described when my uti did not go away) my tongue started to burn and it's white in the back. this has been going on for over two weeks. possible hiv exposure from unprotected sex a bit over... Read more »

oral encounter of the worst kind

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am not sure what to ask here so here goes...

I had oral sex roughly 40+ days ago with an unkown man of which I went down for about 2 minutes and did encounter ejaculate in my mouth. I did not swallow.

A week ago I came down with the "flu like... Read more »