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what are the stages of gonorrhea

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
33 years experience Infectious Disease
Gonorrhea: Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted bacterial infection, easy to treat. It can cause urogenital infections in both men and women, including c ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Gonorrhea: The infection may not cause any symptoms but in the male it causes a urethral discharge and in females, infection of the uterine cervix with discharge ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Unpleasant: Women or men with gonorrhea may be asymptomatic. Rectal symptoms for men or women can include drainage, itching, bleeding & painful bowel movements. P ... Read More
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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. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sexual activity: 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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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 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. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
It's an STD: Only by sex with infected partners.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
NO NOT FROM FOOD: You can not get gonorrhea from food you can only get it by vaginal, anal or oral sexual contact.
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. Carolyn Thompson
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Antibiotics: You would need to see your doctor to have a culture done. There is increasing resistance to the typically used antibiotics, so be sure you are treate ... Read More
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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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