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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience Urology
It may not be. : Your regimen is not in line with current cdc recommendations, which is worrisome due to the alarming increase in drug-resistant gonorrhea. If you have ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Ceftriaxone standard: Cefixime is no longer recommended for treatment of gonorrhea because of resistance. Although it sound like you're getting better, the appropriate tre ... Read More
Dr. Frank Pancotto
45 years experience Gastroenterology
Continue: You may have two infections gc and chlymadia might need different rx.
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Close cousins: If taking Cefixime properly, then should be as effective as ceftriaxone. Challenge is how long you have been on treatment, since discharge should rapi ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Gonorrhea: If you had symptoms , the symptoms will go away. The medicine is very effective for this problem most of the time. Check for discharge, fever, pain ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Take med as directed: If you received an injection of Rocephin (ceftriaxone) (the treatment of choice for Gonorrhea), made sure your partner was treated as well, do not res ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
19 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Not recommended
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: CDC recommends ceftriaxone as standard treatment for gonorrhea, and benzathine penicillin for syphilis.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Fine
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Ceftriaxone, azithro: Ceftriaxone plus azithromycin.
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Treating Gonorrhea: Usually you are not contagious 48 hours after you finish your treatment for this common sexually transmitted disease.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Risk of bacteria: Having a tampon in too long is more likely to cause a bacterial toxin to accumulate from Staph overgrowth called toxic shock syndrome. Even if you don ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
You probably are no: Longer infectious but can acquire the infection again. Are your symptoms gone? If not, watch out.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly unnecessary: If someone already has a positive test for gonorrhea in one site, "testing in all areas when the treatment is same" is not done routinely and may not ... Read More

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