A 41-year-old member asked:
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how are chlamydia and gonorrhea different?

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Dr. Brandon Bourgeous
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
The cause...: Gonorrhea is cause by one type of bacteria (n. Gonorrhea), chlamydia is caused by another type (c. Trachomatis). Neither one is a good thing. Protect yourself. Good luck!
Answered on Jun 14, 2013

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