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A 27-year-old female asked:

I tested positive for vaginal gonorrhea, he did not test positive for penile gonorrhea, but tested positive for oral gonorrhea. we are sexually active. how is that possible?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
It happens: Gonorrhea travels in moist secretions like saliva or vaginal fluid. Penile gonorrhea can sometimes be avoided with a condom. Whether he picked it up & gave it to you or vice versa, you both need treatment. You can decide what forms of sexual contact were needed to spread the germ to the sites listed.
Last updated Feb 25, 2018


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