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Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: A shot of Ceftriaxone is the recommended treatment.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Ceftriaxone, others: Duplicate question, same answer: Azithromycin by itself is not used for gonorrhea treatment unless other first-line treatments cannot be given, such a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Ceftriaxone, others: Azithromycin alone is not recommended for gonorrhea treatment unless there is a reason that other first-line treatments cannot be given, such as drug ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
False information: Gonorrhea is still effective treated with antibiotics. What you may be referring to is the fact that some oral antibiotics which use to be effective ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Treating gonorrhea: Ofloxacin should never be used for gonorrhea, especially in the Philippines, where most gonorrhea is resistant to oflox and related drugs (e.g. ciprof ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes with antibiotics: First you have to see your doctor , after confirmation will rx you appropriate antibiotic , also will check you for other std s , including hiv, you h ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Because of resistance, the recommended treatment for gonorrhea is Ceftriaxone (with Azithromycin as well, because of concomitant non-gonococcal urethr ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
It is a first: Generation cephalosporin (keflin, keflex); not the official recommended drug, and there is ample cross-allergy with penicillins that it would not be a ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
I do not know: You need a medication to treat it, which would be prescribed by a health care provider who has prescription writing ability.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Yes: A zithromax pack is used for these infections and involves six pills over 5 days. Test of cure afterwards should be done to confirm the infection is g ... Read More
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