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Oral gonorrhea

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Maybe: If you are foolish enough to neglect it. Forgive my frankness. If you were diagnosed with this by a competent physician, and refused antibiotic treatm ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Throat culture: Please see your doc, as your doc can do throat culture for both.
A female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Different: A strep test is to answer yes or no about strep. Only strep. A GC test is for gonorrhea. You can get it in vagina or penis from sexual intercourse. Yo ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
It can : Oral gonorrhea can cause bloody green phlegm. More commonly just a sore throat with irritation and maybe some discharge
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Nope: Oral gonorrhea is localized in the back of the throat. It isn't even transmitted by kissing and rarely by oral sex. It certainly is not transmitted by ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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Don'tBogartThatOrgan: That bacterium requires a nice warm moist place to hang out. In the throat that is generally way in the back, so it would take quite an effort to get ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Less Likely: If you share a drink or a cigarett with someone who has oral gonorrhea its unlikely( but not impossible) for transmission to occur. As far as I know ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get tested: If you don't think you fell victim to a prank, you may want to have a swab done from your pharynx. I think the likelihood is low, but the only way to ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Get it checked: By history examination and if suspected by taking a swab for culture so get it checked.
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Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
27 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely : Oral gonorrhea is transmitted by oral sex . Vaginal sex cant cause oral inflammation. But any case of gonorrhea should be treated. Untreated may lead ... Read More

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