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Can a person be born with gonorrhea and never know

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely but: possible. Newborn exposed to gonorrhea have a purulent eye infection within 48 hours of birth. In the United States, prophylaxis is offered in the ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ohnmacht
34 years experience Pediatrics
Eye problems: The infection can spread to the baby and cause a number of infections, most notably a very serious eye infection. This is usually prevented with eye ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Infant Gonorrhea mum: If mother had prenatal care then she has in all probability has been treated.But if the mother hadc no prenatal care and comes and deliver the baby an ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
What? Why not ?: First gonorrhea is curable std if person has medical degree will take enough precautions not to get one , and std will not prevent to get medical deg ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Of course, ....: All gender of any age may contract gonorrhea as long as having been exposed through contacting the mucosa with micro-injuries of gono-infected (sympto ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Fine
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Ceftriaxone, azithro: Ceftriaxone plus azithromycin.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: It the person with gonorrhea also has chlamydia - then yes, you could become infected. If the person only has gonorrhea then they can not infect you w ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Gonorrhea: You should wait to make sure you are cured and you should be using condoms (or your partner) one way or the other.
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Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It could: Vaginal itching and burning could absolutely be a sign of a sexually transmitted disease. Anyone experiencing these symptoms should consider making a ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
No: But these are potentially serious medical conditions that need to be treated promptly for the best long term outcome.
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