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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Selke
16 years experience Infectious Disease
...: People get gonorrhea by having sex (vaginal, anal or oral) with someone who has the infection. Gonorrhea can be transmitted even if a man does not eja ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Various tests: The easiest and most commonly used tests are nucleic acid amplification tests (naats), which can be performed on urine, rectal swabs, vaginal swabs, a ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Simple culture from the cervix/vagina.
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Dr. Henry Selke
16 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Culture has historically been used for diagnosis but recent advances in science have allowed easier diagnosis through testing of the urine (nucleic ac ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
23 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
No symptoms: The majority with gonorrhea have no symptoms. If symptoms exist they are penile or vaginal discharge and burning with urination. If gonorrhea goes unt ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Antibiotics: Your doctor can prescribe antibiotics. Oral antibiotics will usually work, but in severe cases a shot or even IV treatment may be needed.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Often none at all: Nearly half of women with gonorrhea have no symptoms at all. When symptoms occur, the most common is increased vaginal discharge. Less often are painf ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Ceftriaxone: Because of drug resistance to oral antibiotics, gonorrhea is usually treated with a shot of ceftriaxone. Let's hope it doesn't become resistant to tha ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Multiple symptoms: In men with urethral infection, it causes burning on urination, urethral discharge, and frequent or urgent urination. In women, it can cause vaginal ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Gonorrhea treatment: Assuming urethral infection, you probably had discharge from your penis, often with pain or discomfort when passing urine. Treated with antibiotics, r ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Condoms/ abstinence: 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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