When Will A Woman Find Out She Has Gonorrhea

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


...www.cdc.gov/std/treatment 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
...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 sexually transmitted infection.If you're now feeling well, and haven't... Read more »

Confirmed Exposure

Hi Dr. BobHeres my conundrum. Vagina sex with a woman who is pos found out later. contracted hsv, hpv, ghonnerea, chlamydia, and hopefully not hiv. terribly horrible experience. How does a women have that many disease. My symptoms as of four wekks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...place you at risk for STDs, including HIV. That you managed to contract HSV, HPV, gonorrhea and chlamydia all from the same woman is indeed impressive.Your undetectable qualitative HIV DNA PCR at 6 weeks and negative EIA at 98 days are extremely... 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 gonorrhea, you could get infected with gonorrhea in the throat, whether the man ejaculates or not. Gonorrhea can cause a discharge that can be very...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...untreated, there is a chance the infection can spread into the bloodstream, causing a rare serious complication called "Disseminated Gonococcal Infection". Some antibiotics that work for genital or rectal Gonorrhea, will not work adequately... Read more »

HIV+ with gonorrhea

I am HIV positive, with T cells around 250. I have had white discharge from my penis for around 10 days, and more recently some blood when obtaining an erection. I am currently working in a small village in a developing country, where there is only...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Treatment for gonorrhea isn't different for men and women. Cedax must be a local brand name for a cephalosporin-class antibiotic, and these are usually effective against gonorrhea. Read more »
The Body

A New Super Villain: Gonorrhea?

...-- a practice that has been identified as a major contributor to antibiotic resistance." Gonorrhea is often asymptomatic in women and can be mistaken for a bladder or vaginal infection with symptoms such as painful urination and vaginal... Read more »

"The Clap" Is Becoming the Applause!

...serious problems in both sexes and can spread to the blood and joints -- a potentially life-threatening condition. Pregnant women can pass the disease onto their fetuses leading to blindness, joint infection, or a life-threatening blood... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California Counties Cut Back on Fighting Sexually Transmitted Diseases

...department has one staff member dedicated to contacting untreated partners. It is a part-time task, so only untreated pregnant women are being contacted as a priority population, said Dr. Glennah Trochet, the county's public health officer. In... Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Gonorrhea -- Easy to Read

...However, taking antibiotics will not protect you from getting gonorrhea again. Q. What are the signs of gonorrhea? A. Most women with gonorrhea have no signs of the disease. Some women may have the following signs: 1. Pain or burning... Read more »
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