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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Please tell me if you can get gonorrhea by saliva? I have already been treated, but it has been 4 days since I have been treated.

Please tell me if you can get gonorrhea by saliva? I have already been treated, but it has been 4 days since I have been treated.

LIttle or no risk: Oral sex can transmit gonorrhea from the mouth or throat to the genitals, especaily oral sex on men (fellatio). Cunnlingus (oral-vaginal sex) rarely transmits it. Transmission probably is not through saliva, which kills or inhibits many germs, including gonorrhea bacteria. Transmission probably occurs primarily by direct contact of urethra (penile opening) with the back of the thorat. ...Read more

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Can you get Gonorrhea in your mouth/throat from not properly brushing your teeth?

Can you get Gonorrhea in your mouth/throat from not properly brushing your teeth?

No unless oral sex: if having oral sex can spec. If ejaculates into your mouth, would have bad sore throat after, need to be tested, using listerine, brushing teeth right after might help prevent but doubt it since can go down throat too far. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of gonorrhea in your mouth?

If you suspect it: You need a throat culture with "chocolate agar", because one cannot tell clinically if it's gc or any other sore throat cause (virus or bacteria), but you need to know precisely so that the treatment is correct — routine oran ab's may not do the trick. It's embarassaing, but letting it get worse can lead to systemic spread to joints, meninges, so find out. Dr. Wainscoat describes well. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for gonorrhea, chlamydia of the mouth? Dnt have any! Would just like to know?

What are the symptoms for gonorrhea, chlamydia of the mouth? Dnt have any! Would just like to know?

Let me explain: People get gonorrhea by having sex with someone who has the disease. “having sex” means anal, vaginal, or oral sex.
The affected throat resembles a strep throat with redness and occasionally may have some white spots or whitish/yellow discharge.
Chlamydia is the most commonly reported std in the United States.
Patients with oral chlamydia can develop a sore throat like symptoms. ...Read more

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Can people have gonorrhea or chlamydia in their throats from oral sex? Is this dangerous if you don't know? If a cut in mouth is it in your blood?

Can people have gonorrhea or chlamydia in their throats from oral sex? Is this dangerous if you don't know? If a cut in mouth is it in your blood?

Yes you can: Gonorrhea and chlamydia can cause oropharyngeal or throat infections from "oral sex". Most people with these throat infections tend to have symptoms and experience soreness, painful throats, fevers...and seek treatment and relief; antibiotics can readily prevent the dissemination of the infection to other organs. ...Read more

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Can gonorrhea or chylmidia be transmitted from genital to a persons fingers to their mouth? No discharge came out of penis.

Can gonorrhea or chylmidia be transmitted from genital to a persons fingers to their mouth? No discharge came out of penis.

Yes: Both gonorrhea and chlamydia are diseases of mucosal(non-hairbearing) skin. The bacteria best transmit by genital to genital contact. The bacteria can survive briefly on surfaces such as fingers and if then the fingers contact mucosal skin, infection can occur. Transmission can occur even if urethral discharge is not overt. ...Read more

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32 days ago, I gave unprotected oral to a ts csw with ejaculation in my mouth. Now I have sore throat. What antibiotic should I take for gonorrhea, strep or syphilis?

32 days ago, I gave unprotected oral to a ts csw with ejaculation in my mouth. Now I have sore throat. What antibiotic should I take for gonorrhea, strep or syphilis?

Get with your doctor: Transsexual commercial-sex-worker, sex for pay. Dr. Pappas has given you good advice, and you are right to be concerned about gonorrhea. You do need to get with your personal physician and explain why you're concerned. Everybody explores sexuality, and perhaps you'll decide to move on after doing this. Please use barrier protection from now on. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia and gonorrhea cause penile pimples and is it true that bacterial infections can cause mouth ulcers?

Can chlamydia and gonorrhea cause penile pimples and is it true that bacterial infections can cause mouth ulcers?

No just no: Ok... chlamyidia and gonnorhea cause URETHRAL infection. They have nothing to infect on the outside of the penis.
And. The mouth has a lot of bacteria. There isn't a good correlation between bacteria and most mouth ulcers. ...Read more

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How can you get gonorrhea?

How can you get gonorrhea?

Really??: No mystery and hard to believe you don't already know: Don't have unprotected sex outside a mutually monogamous, committed relationship. Duh. ...Read more

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How to get rid of gonorrhea at home?

Take antibiotics....: Take antibiotics at home.
See your doctor, and get the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can u get rid of gonorrhea if pvk 500?

No: Because of resistance, the recommended treatment for gonorrhea is Ceftriaxone (with Azithromycin as well, because of concomitant non-gonococcal urethritis concerns). ...Read more

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How do you get gonorrhea using condoms?

How do you get gonorrhea using condoms?

Variety of ways: Any sexual contact can transmit. Condoms can break. ...Read more

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Can I get gonorrhea even with a condom?

Can I get gonorrhea even with a condom?

Yes: Although condoms act as a barrier, they can slip off. Also, body fluids can enter the top of the condom with deep penetration. You can also get oral gonorrhea with oral sex. ...Read more

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Can you get gonorrhea from sharing a cigarette?

Can you get gonorrhea from sharing a cigarette?

No: If you had unprotected sex with that person you can get it. Also, if you performed unprotected oral sex on a male partner with it you can get a gonoccal throat infection, but not from sharing a cigarette. ...Read more

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I don't want to get gonorrhea, what is the best prevention

Monogamy: Avoiding sexual contact with a carrier is the only war to avoid gonorrhea. The fact that someone can carry the germ in their genital tract without symptoms and pass it with every contact should be concerning. Condoms, spermacides, lotions, washes etc. May slow the bug down but you can still get it. Monogamy of both partners (treated months in the past if an issue) is the sensable way to avoid it. ...Read more

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Can you get oral gonorrhea when u only came in contact with it vaginally no oral sex but had reg sex?

Can you get oral gonorrhea when u only came in contact with it vaginally no oral sex but had reg sex?

Unlikely : Oral gonorrhea is transmitted by oral sex. Vaginal sex can't cause oral inflammation. But any case of gonorrhea should be treated. Untreated may lead to " disseminated" infection and sometimes may cause knee septic arthritis. STD prevention and testing is the key. Check w doctor if doubt. ...Read more

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Where do I go to get tested for gonorrhea? I am in college and don't want it on my record or insurance.

Where do I go to get tested for gonorrhea? I am in college and don't want it on my record or insurance.

VD clinic.: Or call around to find clinic or dr. Who will do the test anonymously and let you pay directly. Please inform any sex partners if test is positive. ...Read more

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Hi, I've taken amoxicillin for a week, 2 times a day. My gonorrhea didn't get any better. What should I do?

Hi, I've taken amoxicillin for a week, 2 times a day. My gonorrhea didn't get any better. What should I do?

Change medication: CDC guidelines say that cephalosporins are recommended to treat gonorrhea. You need injectable cephalosporin/ceftriaxone + second antibiotic/tetracycline to treat common STDs. I hope this will help. ...Read more

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Can Gonorrhea Be Dormant For A Couple Of Years Then Become Active To Spread? Also, Can Someone Get It From A Toilet Seat If Body Fluids Is On The Seat?

Can Gonorrhea Be Dormant For A Couple Of Years Then Become Active To Spread? Also, Can Someone Get It From A Toilet Seat If Body Fluids Is On The Seat?

No not possible: It is almost impossible to contact Gonorrhea from Toilet seat.
And no Gonorrhea can not lay dormant for couple of years and then become active ...Read more

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How did I get gonorrhea?

How did I get gonorrhea?

...: People get gonorrhea by having sex (vaginal, anal or oral) with someone who has the infection. Gonorrhea can be transmitted even if a man does not ejaculate. During childbirth, gonorrhea can be spread from an infected mother to her baby. ...Read more

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Can you get gonorrhea from food?

Can you get gonorrhea from food?

...: People get gonorrhea by having sex (vaginal, anal or oral) with someone who has the infection. Gonorrhea can be transmitted even if a man does not ejaculate. During childbirth, gonorrhea can be spread from an infected mother to her baby. ...Read more

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Can you get gonorrhea from kissing?

The really deep kind: Dry-kissing won't transmit it, but it's a fairly common infection in the throat and "kissing of more than filial intensity" can transmit it. If you have any concerns, let your physician know, because a special culture for gonorrhea may be in order. ...Read more

Saliva (Definition)

The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more


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Gonorrhea (Definition)

A sexually transmitted bacterial infection that, if ...Read more