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When To Check If You Have Gonorrhea In Your Throat

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Throat Gonorrhea and HIV risk

Hi Dr BobThanks for your answer regarding oral sex, poppers and alcohol from a few days ago. I was diagnosed after the two sex encounters with throat gonorrhea and treated with antibiotics. Just a quick follow-up question as the more I delve into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You're welcome. Regarding gonorrhea, it's important to point out that gonorrhea is much easier to transmit and contract than HIV. Yes it's possible to contract both Read more »

Gonorrhea in the throat

In one of your answers you said, "For example, if you give a man oral sex, and that man has... Read more »

gonorrhea of the throat

I recently did some crystal meth by snorting and a few days later I ended up with a severe sore... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Ontario Researchers Look at Gonorrhea in the Throat

...and Bennett. Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases . 6th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2005. P. 2514-2529. PHAC. Gonococcal infections. Canadian Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted Infections . 2008. Available at: ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DNA Testing Method Can Identify Twice as Many Throat and Rectal Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections as Traditional Bacterial Culture

...testing if it is needed. Late-Breaker Oral Abstract: Performance of Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests (NAATs) for Chlamydial and Gonococcal Infections of the Oropharynx and Rectum in MSM. In: 2008 National STD Prevention Conference, Chicago,... Read more »
MyFabulousDisease.com

"The Clap" Is Becoming the Applause!

...gonorrhea is threatening to make the STD (which can infect not only the male and female genital regions, but also the mouth, throat and eyes) hard to treat. "The current drugs of choice, ceftriaxone and cefixime, are still very effective," Ison... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...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... Read more »
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Confused about symptoms...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...(which went away after two rounds of anibiotics) but negative for HIV. Fast forward to today. I went to the hospital with a sore throat and turns out I have a viral pharyngitis infection, it's causing slight headaches, joint pain, very slight... Read more »

obsessed

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hiv/aids counseling. BOOM well now thanks to my stupidity i'm scared [censored], convinced i've got HIV syptoms sour feeling in my throat and my jaw feels tight,can't eat or sleep well,constantly in the mirror or touching my throat all day... Read more »

oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...even mention it anyway.so does any body have any advice for me,since I swallowed or had most of the climaxes in my mouth or throat am i at risk? I enjoy oral sex and swallowing for my partner and I always thought it wasnt risky.furthermore since... Read more »