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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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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 HIV and gonorrhea (or other STDs) simultaneously. However, just... 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. 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 »

Gonorrhea

I m male, had unprotected sex with a pro, after 4 days it started paining while urinating and also discharge from penis. I was not having frequent urination. Doctor confirmed that i have got gonorrhea. Doctor advised for HIV screening. M i at risk...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Yes you were at risk for HIV. Having unprotected penetrative sex (vaginal or anal) poses a risk for HIV transmission. As the insertive partner, your risk was lowered, but there was still a risk. An HIV test at 90 days will give you a... Read more »

Gonorrhea and HIV

I was recently diagnosed with Gonorrhea and have done the treament for it. I was infected while a trip in Italy by having unprotected sex with a stranger. We had anal sex, and I was the receiver. Although he did not ejaculate inside of me, he did...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Having unprotected receptive anal sex with an HIV infected person puts a person at significant risk for infection. There is also a significant risk for infection with other sexually transmitted infections. If you have rectal gonorrhea, that can... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

receiving oral sex risk?

Posted by merrywell
Hi I received unprotected oral sex without a barrier from 2 different guys whose HIV status I'm not sure of(i'm a female). I regret what I did and feel so guilty. Stupid me. Am I at risk for HIV? I tested negative for gonorrhea, chlamydia and... Read more »

Is that a HIV risk ?

Posted by kevinfly, 1 Reply
1. I put my penis between the legs of a CSW , and rub it until ejaculation , if my penis touch her vulva and some vaginal secretions , as the legs tight together and a little like a closed environment , is that dangerous ?
2. If I already have a... Read more »