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Would Gonorrhea In Your Throat Cause Swelling

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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
Hi. Thank you for your question. If you give a person oral sex, and that person has Gonorrhea, you can get the infection in your throat. Although this infection can be transmitted to the throat when giving oral sex to a woman, there is a greater... Read more »

Throat Gonorrhea and HIV risk

Hi Dr BobThanks for your answer regarding oral sex, poppers and alcohol from a few days ago. I was... 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 »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Ontario Researchers Look at Gonorrhea in the Throat

Infection with bacteria called N. gonorrhoeae is a problem among sexually active people, including men who have sex with men (MSM). Moreover, because gonorrhea can cause inflammation in the wet tissues of the genitals, rectum and throat, this... 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

A new study shows that a more efficient STD screening method -- called a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) -- can detect at least twice as many oropharyngeal (throat) and rectal gonorrhea and chlamydia infections as a bacterial culture test,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Gonorrhea

Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Research Related Links Overview Gonorrhea is a curable sexually transmitted infection (STI). It is the second most commonly reported bacterial STI in... Read more »
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Scared, swollen lymph node, sore throat. HIV ?

Posted by mikeisworried, 1 Reply
Hi please help, i am getting very worried.

I had sex last week on monday night (8th may) with a worker girl. i used a condom.
2 days later, i noticed my urine started smelling very foul. now on tuesday the week after (+8 days), the smell has subsided... Read more »

sore throat, pain in left armpit

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i'm sorry if this question gets posted a lot.

i broke up with my girlfriend over the last month and for the first few weeks i lost it a bit. i had unprotected sex with 2 girls (twice with the first girl + 4 times with the second)

i really regret this

no... Read more »

Is Strep Throat at all related to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Recently someone posted that he has Strep and from this was concerned about HIV. Is there any link between HIV and Strep at all? Also, Is there any connection between excessive dandruff and HIV? I have heard that that may be a sign. THanks

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swollen throat with poss. infection????

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
i dont think i ever had ARS symptoms. but it has been about a year and a half since possible exposure and about 8 months of that I have had swollen throat glands........ does this sound common for anyone else who has tested possitive?
i am going to... Read more »