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what is gonorrhea in women

A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
STD: Gonorrhea is one of the sexually transmitted diseases. It needs to be treated with antibiotics. She also needs to be screened for other std's. The par ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Sarle
22 years experience Urology
STD: She has a sexually transmitted disease and will need treatment.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Discharge/no symptom: There may be no symptoms as it takes few days after the exposure to the infection to when you get the discharge. So if you do have to have sex with a ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Two possibilities: Two possibilities: (1) the female got it from someone else, or (2) they didn't test the male the right way. A urine test only tells you whether the m ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Two days to never: Only about half of women with gonorrhea get symptoms, most often vaginal discharge, sometimes painful urination, vaginal bleeding (often after sex), a ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Women can be infected with gonorrhea and remain symptom free for quite some time
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not always visible: Gonorrhea is not always visible. That is why GC cultures are done and sent to the lab for examination.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Only a little: Men are somewhat less likely to be infected from a single exposure than women are. But not by much; anyone who has had sex with a partner known to hav ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Screening STD, esp. chlamydia and gonorrhea, has been easy. So & reasonable, you may be presumptively treated for gono after relating prior diagno ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
48 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Yes.: Yes, One should go see their Doctor right away for treatment. Yes, he may not have obvious symptoms. Actually best for Both to see Doctor right away.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See GYN: If you suspect that you may have contracted gonorrhea, you will need to get checked for other STDs. There is no OTC Rx for gonorrhea and I recommend ... Read More

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