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does zinacef help with gonorrhea

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sexual activity: Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection passed through fluid transmission. The only way to be 100% safe is to avoid vaginal, oral and anal inter ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Really??: No mystery and hard to believe you don't already know: Don't have unprotected sex outside a mutually monogamous, committed relationship. Duh.

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
STD: Gonorrhea is spread by sexual contact. That is: mucous membrane on mucous membrane. Can be spread from genitals to eye and from eye to throat and fr ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sxs: Women or men with gonorrhea may be asymptomatic. Rectal symptoms for men or women can include drainage, itching, bleeding & painful bowel movements. P ... Read More
Dr. Donald Rock
71 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Further note: To add to the excellent answer, gonorrhea in women can also lead to serious unfecions in the fallopian tube that can further lead to infertility.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: In wome, uncomplicated gonorrhea of the genital tract will produce vaginal itching and vaginal discharge in up to 50%. In men, uncompliacted gonorrhe ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Several options: In most geographic areas, including all of the US, the standard recommended treatment is a single shot of ceftriaxone (Rocephin®) plus either a single ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
Gonorrhea: One recommended treatment is ceftriaxone 125 mg injected into the muscle in a single dose plus azithromycin 1 g orally in a single dose.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Flax
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infertility: Gonorrhea is an std, reportable to state health agencies which require treatment.If not treated, it can be passed on to other parners. In women, it ca ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Gonorrhea: Gonorrhea = sexually transmitted bacterial infection caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Minimal in women: Men will have penile discharge while women are frequently without symptoms. The cdc has great information on stds at: http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/gonorrhe ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Discharge/no symptom: There may be no symptoms as it takes few days after the exposure to the infection to when you get the discharge. So if you do have to have sex with a ... Read More

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