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Can You Catch Gonorrhea By Kissing
Two bad ideas: Gonorrhea of the throat is very common and a person owes it both to himself/herself and anybody else who's special to be treated at once. A kiss that's more than a peck can transmit the infection, and i suspect that it's often missed by physicians since there's no history of "oral sex". Love's beautiful and all really good lovers are responsible. ...Read more
Hi, I was wondering what's the chance of catching gonorrhea by performing cunnilingus. Also what are symtoms on male? Heard may be no symptoms.
Sure: Many things are possible. The real question is, "How likely is it to happen?" Well, it happens sometimes, but nobody can guess how likely it is to happen with a particular couple. Symptoms of oral gonorrhea may be sore throat, discomfort when swallowing, and maybe some redness in the back of the throat... which could also be a strep throat or a cold. Remember to tell the doctor about cunnilingus. ...Read more
I had unprotected vaginal sex with a woman 3 times. If she had an STD like chlamydia or gonorrhea, would I catch it for sure? What are my chances?
Chances very high: Both conditions are very contagious.Get a more detailed answer ›
Nothing: There should be no transfer with just a kiss on the cheek. That being said, you should get treated; it is a single dose of an intramuscular injection. ...Read more
Not by kissing: No documented cases of gonorrhea and chlamydia spread by kissing. It is possible to get chlamydia from infected saliva, but not very likely.Gonorrhea can be transmitted in both directions when oral sex is performed on a man, and throat infections with gonorrhea are notoriously difficult to treat.Chlamydia can also by spread by oral sex. ...Read more
If you have oral chlamydia or oral gonorrhea can you pass it to someone by simple kissing or tongue kissing.?
What is the likelihood that std's like gonorrhea could be transferred from saliva alone with deep kissing? How would oral infection be treated?
No risk, no worries: Gonorrhea and other STDs are not transmitted by saliva or by kissing, even prolonged or "deep" kissing. Oral STDs are caught only by performing oral sex on an infected partner. (Oral herpes due to HSV1 can be transmitted by kissing, but isn't considered an STD.) Oral gonorrhea and other STDs are treated with the same antibiotics as genital infections. ...Read more
I recently French kissed someone. Could chlamydia, syphilis, and/or gonorrhea been transmitted to me? Can any STDs be transmitted by saliva exchange a
If u didn't know someone had chlamydia or gonorrhea infection in their throat and u kissed them, can u pass it that way or only passed thru oral sex?
STD: Gonorrhea is spread by sexual contact. That is: mucous membrane on mucous membrane. Can be spread from genitals to eye and from eye to throat and from throat back to genitals or any combo in between. If your mucous membrane comes in contact with someone else's mucous membrane you may contract the disease. Gonorrhea in a female can cause inferility. ...Read more
Sxs: Women or men with gonorrhea may be asymptomatic. Rectal symptoms for men or women can include drainage, itching, bleeding & painful bowel movements. Pharyngeal gonorrhea can cause sore throat. Men may have pain with urination & discharge that is green, yellow or white. They may develop pain of the testes or scrotum. Women may have pain with urination, vaginal bleeding or vaginal discharge. ...Read more
Several options: In most geographic areas, including all of the US, the standard recommended treatment is a single shot of ceftriaxone (Rocephin®) plus either a single oral dose of azithromycin (Zithromax®) or 7 days of doxycycline. Oral cefixime sometimes can safely be given instead of the ceftriaxone shot. There are other options if these antibiotics can't be given, such as allergy to them. ...Read more
Infertility: Gonorrhea is an std, reportable to state health agencies which require treatment.If not treated, it can be passed on to other parners. In women, it can cause infection in the tubes and ovaries, pelvic scarring, and infertility. It can cuase a serious infection in the pelvis leading to hospitalization, and can lead to hysterectomy and removal of tubes and ovaries, a young woman's nightmare. ...Read more
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 prostitute practice safe sex with condom and no oral sex
beside gonorrhea you can also contact chlamydia, syphilis, HIV infection and lymphogranyloma venerium
best is abstain or play it safe. ...Read more
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