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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Risky business: In individuals at risk of acquiring sexually transmitted diseases either through sex w/multiple partners or having sex monogamously on your part w/a p ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
It happens: Gonorrhea travels in moist secretions like saliva or vaginal fluid. Penile gonorrhea can sometimes be avoided with a condom. Whether he picked it up & ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Leucocytosis: White blood cells are like pacman. They are released to help fight infection like gonorrhea. Make sure you are tested for other stds as well, since ... Read More
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Need more info: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Test and treat: Gonorrhea of the eyes (ophthalmia neonatorum, gonococcal conjunctivitis) is unusual after C-section, mainly from vaginal delivery. Make sure baby test ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nasir Malik
14 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Very very less likely someone will acquire the infection by toilet splash. Usually it requires mucosal surface contact for spread of these bacteria. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Two to four days: A swab is taken from the urethra (the hole where your pee comes out), or other suspected area, and a culture/naat/dna probe is performed on the specim ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Yes: If you have risk factors for acquiring gonorrhea, then one should get tested and treated appropriately, if indicated. Even though one may be safe, the ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe too early: Two days is early; a negative result won't prove you weren't infected. If you were definitely exposed (i.e. your partner has gonorrhea for sure) you s ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
VD clinic.: Or call around to find clinic or dr. Who will do the test anonymously and let you pay directly. Please inform any sex partners if test is positive.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
First visit: All pregnant women are tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia at their first visit when a pap smear is done. Married or single does not really factor int ... Read More

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