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Boyfriend Wants To Knoww How Soon After Contracting Gonorrhea Are You Contagious
Immediately: As soon as they have it they can spread it to someone else. ...Read more
Treating Gonorrhea: Usually you are not contagious 48 hours after you finish your treatment for this common sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more
I've just finished treatment for gonorrhea (abx shot, 10days worth of abx in pills), when do I stop being contagious? Or have I stopped already?
You probably are no: Longer infectious but can acquire the infection again. Are your symptoms gone? If not, watch out. ...Read more
Can gonorrhea be dormant in the female body for more than 2 years? Tested positive when boyfriend was negative.
Yes indeed: This is commonplace. Ask your phyisican whether you should both be treated. And congratulations on your courage in bringing this personal matter to healthtap. You're doing the right thing and we wish you both the best. ...Read more
I was treated for many disease as in the common stis cause my boyfriend found out he had gonorrhea monday! And I went got treated but I'm having pain?
My boyfriend has been having symptoms of gonorrhea and we were both tested negative for that and syphilis. Any ideas or suggestions?
Ask Doc timely...: No symptoms are specific to gonorrhea although purulent urethral discharge few days after exposure + some burning urination are the most common symptom and sign to suspect its occurrence. So, go to see Doc for possible empirical Rx for you and sexual partner to cover non-gonorrheal STDs with a close follow-up. Meanwhile, practice low-risk safe sex and be responsible. Best wish... ...Read more
I have had gonorrhea three times. My boyfriend is negative and I havnt had any other partners. Is it possible for the infection to reoccur?
False negative: Your boyfriend needs to be treated regardless of the test results. False negatives are very common in this scenario. And if you were not treated with a shot then you have not been correctly treated. ...Read more
My boyfriend and I had protected sex like 3 days after being treated for gonorrhea the condom didn't break or anything. Should I be worried?
Can my boyfriend have gotten gonorrhea (&passed it to me) by having unprotected oral sex? Or does it necesarrily mean he had unprotected sex?
More info needed: Thanks for your question! Gonorrhea is generally confined to the genital area, but I have seen cases where it spreads to different parts of the body. Only once have a seen a case where someone had gonorrhea in the throat (this was initial presentation). Most likely it is from unprotected intercourse. ...Read more
My boyfriend had a discharge monday. Got treated for gonorrhea. But I noticed before I was treated for everything. May I have HIV as well right now?
My friends boyfriend got gonorrhea but his girlfriend doesn't. She thinks that he carries the gene but isn't having multiple partners. Is it possible?
Gonorrhea: You are not genetically predisposed to being infected with gonorrhea. This is an STD and he got it from another sexual partner. Would be very surprised if your friend does not also have it. She needs to be checked again for GC and also other STDs, particularly syphilis and HIV. ...Read more
I have recently preformed oral sex on my boyfriend and I have symptoms of what looks like pharyngeal gonorrhea and I'm quite concerned?
STD: Any time you have engaged in risky sexual behavior and are concerned about a possible STD - it is best to get medically checked. Take care. ...Read more
I need an antibiotic for an STD my boyfriend says deposit for gonorrhea the clap could you please help me are you going to answer me I?
My ex boyfriend was diagnosed with Chlamydia and Gonorrhea. We had sex almost a year a go and we used a condom. I haven't had any of the symptoms.?
Ex partner with STD: Unfortunately both Chlamydia and Gonorrhea can have few if any symptoms in women. I applaud you for using a condom for protection. It would be in your best interest to get checked for these diseases. This can be done simply by a urinalysis these days. ...Read more
Hello, I was diagnosed with gonorrhea 2 weeks ago, I’ve got my antibiotics, and so far everything is fine. But I still have a question concerning the infection. Is it possible that the bacteria laid dormant in my boyfriends throat for 8months?
Very unlikely: Oral (throat) gonorrhea is sometimes acquired by cunnilingus (oral-vaginal contact) with an infected partner, but rarely. And it's even more rare for it to be transmitted by cunnlingus. And throat gonorrhea is almost always cleared by the immune system within 2-3 months. If you continue to have symptoms after treatment, check back with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
When im treated for gonnorhea how long would I wait to have sex and how long am I not contagious?
I tested positive for chlamdyia & gonnorhea. Had 1gmof azithro &a shot of rocephin (ceftriaxone) about 50 hours ago. How long am I contagious? No longer have symptoms
Variable: I would wait a week. If you want to be sure, have a follow up test of cure. ...Read more
My friend has contracted gonorrhea and I found out today... In the past week he offered me a smoke from his weed n I took it do I have gonorrhea?
After a while of being with my fiance, he contracted gonorrhea and passed it on to me. How can it be passed on without sexual contact? I trust him100%.
Non-intercourse sex?: If he has symptoms ; accurate lab tests said gonorrhea, then it's real. Suppose he had no intercourse... Could germs have been on an object that touched him, or a non-sexual body part that touched his penis? To get it from a toilet seat, a circumcised penis meatus might need to rub the inside edge of a round-style seat, picking up smeared discharge left by an infected penis before him. Tough call! ...Read more
How likely would it be for a man to contract gonorrhea from receiving unprotected oral sex from a women and showing no symptoms 3 weeks after.?
I was treated monday because my bf had contracted gonorrhea. He said I gave it to him. But I had no symptoms. Even tho I was treated can still have pid?
What is the most effective orally administered treatment regimen for gonorrhea for an indian male who contracts the infection on mainland china?
Resistant Gonorrhea: In general this will come down to whether there is the new drug resistant form of gonorrhea being found in china as it is in many other parts of the world. If there is the new drug resistant gonorrhea there then there are no oral medications that work, but Ceftriaxone is used as an injection in this situation. ...Read more
No: No this scenario is very unlikely to produce infection. ...Read more
I tested positive for gonorrhea after visiting doctor for abnormal bleeding/spotting. When could I have contracted this?
2-14 days is the: incubation period. Once symptoms develop then it can persist for some weeks or even months if not eradicated with medications and proper follow up. Telling public health so those exposed can all get tested and treated is important. It is almost always contracted via sexual activity. If you have GC then you should be tested for all the other STI's as well. It was good that you got checked. ...Read more
How long after contracting gonorrhea does pelvic inflammatory disease usually show up if it does?
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