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Can you contract gonorrhea from non sexual contact

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Non-intercourse sex?: If he has symptoms ; accurate lab tests said gonorrhea, then it's real. Suppose he had no intercourse... Could germs have been on an object that touch... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
No: You cannot get gonorrhea without having sex with an infected partner.
Dr. Abraham Morse
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Possible not probabl: With a laboratory-proven diagnosis of gonorrhea the overwhelming majority of the time the source is sexual contact with an infected individual. It is... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Urine: It is routinely done looking for the genetic signature left in urine. A swab of the site may be used by some providers.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology 16 years experience
Yes, however...: The long term sequelae of gonorrhea, chlamydia, and infections of the testicle and epididymis are different from the signs and symptoms of acute infec... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Discharge: They come back you know. And you know how you get them. And some are drug resistant. You don't want them I assume. I recommend stopping unprotected s... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 37 years experience
The HD will: The health department will contact partners to get them tested and treated to prevent further spread since gonorrhea is a communicable disease.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
STDs: Yes, several STDs including syphilis, GC, HIV and HPV can be transmitted in the absence of penile vaginal penetration. Be careful, use only protected ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
NGU: See replies to your other multiple questions and look for more detailed information in STD oriented websites. If you have symptoms that you think migh... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Probably not, but...: ...perhaps it would be possible, especially if an MC lesion had been treated or handled and was bleeding. However, nonsexual contact of any kind almos... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Jaramillo
A Verified Doctoranswered
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Molluscum: Do an internet search for molluscum ... It is common and benign and doesn't require any specific treatment. If symptoms get worse, go see a doctor.

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