A member asked:

Can gonorrhea cause a sore throat if you didn't have oral sex?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Theodore Tsaltas answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

No: No, but gonorrhea can cause systemic symptoms, most especially gonococcal arthritis. If you have a persistent sore throat it should be evaluated.

Answered 9/28/2016

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Dr. Jeff Livingston answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

No: It is possible to get gonorrhea infections in the throat but not unless oral sex took place.

Answered 8/2/2016

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