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how does gonorrhea attack and spread

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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Not gonorrhea: It can spread to ur tubes and cause infection and damage but not throughout ur body. Maybe ur thinking of syphillis.
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, : Yes, even if assymptomatic you can still pass on gonorrhea to your girlfriend. It is imperative that this be treated.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it can rarely: Yes it can be spread by deep kissing from pharynx to pharynx rarely.But it is not that common.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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KnowYourPartner!!!: Gonorrhea is a very impatient bugger. It won't wait to make you miserable if you're a man (2-5 days), longer if a woman: up to a couple of weeks, unle ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gonorrhea: Usually someone gets oral gonorrhea by performing oral sex on a male. It usually affects the back of the throat. I've never seen anyone get it from ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikley: This would be very unlikley to get gonorrhea this way.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Not really.: Both require contact with mucosal surfaces.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Not by kissing: No documented cases of gonorrhea and chlamydia spread by kissing. It is possible to get chlamydia from infected saliva, but not very likely.Gonorrhea ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Untreated Gonorrhea: This is a difficult question because there is no one right answer. It is very rare to have disseminated gonorrhea. But, the common question here is ... Read More

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