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Whats Gonorrhea

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whats the cause of gonorrhea

i was infected by gonorrhea. i got it from my gf. where did she got it? im positive that im the only guy in her life. after i found out that i was infected she immediately go to the doc undergo for urinalysis and they found out she has a UTI, could...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
Gonorrhea is caused by a bacteria named Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Humans are the only known carriers of gonorrhea. Transmission is almost always by sexual contact. Fifty percent of women will become infected after a single exposure to an infected male... Read more »

gonorrhea and hiv (HIV AND GONORRHEA)

Hi Dr RobertFirst of all, i would like to congratulate you and this site for this wonderful work.... Read more »

gonorrhea

I am sex actve person also have multiple sex partners ,One day I start having fever pain in... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Rates of Gonorrhea, Chlamydia Surge

Chlamydia diagnoses last year in Australia grew by 17 percent over the 2009 figure, while gonorrhea diagnoses shot up by 25 percent, the Kirby Institute reported today. More testing does not account for all of the increases, said David Wilson, an... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Safe-Sex "Complacency" Boosts STDs

Recently released data show rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea among Ottawa females ages 15-24 rose 89 and 88 percent respectively from 1997 to last year. For males the same age, rates of chlamydia increased two-fold and gonorrhea rates more than... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: High Arctic STD Rate Raises Fears of Greater HIV in the North

A recent study found higher rates of gonorrhea and chlamydia in the Arctic than in Southern Canada, which could leave the region open to HIV. "It's definitely been going up in the North, and it's rather alarming at how fast," said Dionne Gesink Law,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hawaii: Rise in STDs Worries Officials

An increase in syphilis and gonorrhea in Hawaii has public health officials worried about a possible resurgence in HIV. The trend mirrors what is happening in several U.S. cities where STDs are spreading, particularly among gay men. The number of... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Figures? what`s normal?... confused!

Posted by Dreamer76, 2 Replies
Hi Everyone,

Hope this message finds you well!! i`m looking for the openion of people who have more experience than myself living with HIV.

I was diagnosed on 20th Mar `09 (with a virus that`s resistant to alot of drugs) and have had 3 blood tests... Read more »

Ravi on vacation or what?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

Hey Ravi on vacation??? Read more »