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When one takes a drug, such as heroin or alcohol, repeatedly, 'tolerance' develops because more of the drug is needed to give the same effect on the body/brain; e.g. Liver enzymes r stimulated to metabolize the drug faster and faster. There may be a strong genetic predisposition to addiction, some studies suggesting that 1 of 10 people will become dependent on alcohol or some ...Read more


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Can a women have gonnarhea but show no signs?

Can a women have gonnarhea but show no signs?

Yes: Only about half of women infected with gonorrhea have increased discharge; the rest are relatively asymptomatic. ...Read more

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Can u have protected sex after being treated for gonnarhea?

Yes in general: However, i usually ask my patients to abstain from sex until i repeat their test of cure a couple weeks later. If you can't wait, please use a condom. ...Read more

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After being treated for gonnarhea how long does it take to go away?

About 2 weeks : Usually we recommend avoiding intercourse for about two weeks. For all of my patients i repeat the test at that time to make sure that the infection has resolved. Ask your doctor for a retest to make sure you are fine. ...Read more

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What is Gonorrhea?

Gonorrhea: Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted bacterial infection, easy to treat. It can cause urogenital infections in both men and women, including cervicitis and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID, which can lead to fertility problems. It can also cause throat infection, anal infection, eye infections, and, if it gets into the bloodstream, may, rarely, involve the liver, heart. brain, and joints. ...Read more

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What is gonorrhea like?

What is gonorrhea like?

Unpleasant: 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

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What are ways someone gets gonorrhea?

From being exposed: To someone who has it and having unprotected sex can be spread form oral sex , vaginal or anal from someone who has it, if u think or know u have been exposed , u need cultures and treatment asap. ...Read more

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What happens if your gonorrhea isn't treated?

Gonorrhea: It can cause sterility and can also spread into the bloodstream and cause joint infection. ...Read more

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Need prescriptions for gonnarhea and chlyamidia?

Need prescriptions for gonnarhea and chlyamidia?

Go to your PCP or ER:
Best get treatment by your local PCP, or go to ER or your local Public Health Department Clinic for Evaluation and treatment!






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Is gonorrhea strictly an STI?

Is gonorrhea strictly an STI?

Usually an STI: Gonorrhoea is found in discharge from the penis and in vaginal fluid, sometimes the rectum, much less often the throat or eyes. Passing gonorrhoea to another person needs close contact with infected body fluids, which is usually during sex or, for a baby, during birth. The infection isn't spread by swimming pools or toilet seats because the bacteria can't survive outside the human body for long ...Read more

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Does my shoulder hurt cause I have gonnarhea?

Does my shoulder hurt cause I have gonnarhea?

Hope not!: Gonorrhea can spread to joints leading to septic arthritis so i hope your shoulder pain isn't caused by this std/sti. If gonorrhea is truly the cause of your shoulder pain, you'd be incredibly sick. With that said, if you're female, then it's possible to have fitz-hugh-curtis syndrome which is infection around liver which can aggravate diaphragm and sometimes lead to shoulder blade pain. ...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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What are the tests for gonorrhea?

What are the tests for gonorrhea?

Various tests: The easiest and most commonly used tests are nucleic acid amplification tests (naats), which can be performed on urine, rectal swabs, vaginal swabs, and throat swabs. There are also nucleic acid hybridization tests (dna probes), which use the same specimens. You can also culture the organism directly, which helps if you're worried about antibiotic resistance. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of gonorrhea?

What are the symptoms of gonorrhea?

Variable: 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

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How is gonorrhea typically treated?

Antibiotics: Your doctor can prescribe antibiotics. Oral antibiotics will usually work, but in severe cases a shot or even IV treatment may be needed. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of gonorrhea?

Often none at all: Nearly half of women with gonorrhea have no symptoms at all. When symptoms occur, the most common is increased vaginal discharge. Less often are painful urination, spotting between periods or after sex, or pain in the lower abdoman, sometimes with fever. In men, usually pus dripping from the penis and painful urination. If gonorrhea suspected, you and sex partner(s) must see doctor for exam & Rx. ...Read more

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How is gonorrhea in the body treated?

How is gonorrhea in the body treated?

Ceftriaxone: Because of drug resistance to oral antibiotics, gonorrhea is usually treated with a shot of ceftriaxone. Let's hope it doesn't become resistant to that! ...Read more

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What are all the symptoms of gonorrhea?

What are all the symptoms of gonorrhea?

Pain, discharge: In men, the classic symptoms are burning with urination and the presence of a greenish-yellow urethral discharge. ...Read more

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How would I know that gonorrhea is gone?

How would I know that gonorrhea is gone?

Gonorrhea treatment: Assuming urethral infection, you probably had discharge from your penis, often with pain or discomfort when passing urine. Treated with antibiotics, right? Once all symptoms are gone, you are been cured. But if any doubt, e.g. mild symptoms, have a repeat test. Also, everyone with gonorrhea should be retested about 3 months later. Make sure all partner(s) have been treated. ...Read more

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How should I keep from getting gonorrhea?

Condoms/ abstinence: Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection passed through fluid transmission. The only way to be 100% safe is to avoid vaginal, oral and anal intercourse. Condoms are very effective in decreasing risk by blocking fluid transmission from one person to the other. You can not catch gonorrhea through casual contact. ...Read more

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What are the signs or symptoms of gonorrhea?

What are the signs or symptoms of gonorrhea?

GC Sxs: Sxs in a male can include: pain with urination, burning or itching from the interior of the penis, swollen testicles which can also be painful & yellowish to greenish penile discharge. Sxs in a female can include: vaginal discharge, abdominal pain, pain during with sexual intercourse, irregular bleeding (especially after sexual intercourse) & burning/pain with urination. Other sxs can include >>. ...Read more

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Are there racial disparities in regards to gonorrhea?

Yes. Huge.: Great question. In 2010, rate of gonorrhea [gc] was 17-18 times higher for blacks than whites. American indians/alaska natives 5 times more than whites. Asians/pacific islanders 15 times less than whites. Hispanics 2 times more than whites. What to do about these differences [outreach, health care access] is an even bigger, critical question. ...Read more

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I was told I have gonorrhea but have no signs it at all?

Asymptomatic STD: According to the CDC, most women with gonorrhea are asymptomatic. Even when a woman has symptoms, they are often so mild and nonspecific that they are mistaken for a bladder or vaginal infection. The initial symptoms in women include dysuria, increased vaginal discharge, or vaginal bleeding between periods. If ur doctor said it's true I believe it and you need treatment. Hope you can get it cured. ...Read more

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What is the cause of gonorrhea in a gi?

What is the cause of gonorrhea in a gi?

Unsafe sex: The cause is infection with neisseria gonnorhea through unprotected sex. ...Read more

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Does gonorrhea be cured using Ampiclox capsules?

NO IT WILL NOT: No in 2013 you can not expect to cure gonorrhea by taking Ampicillin and cloxacillin combination antibiotic
it will not cure it. ...Read more

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What are the effects of gonorrhea on postmenopausal?

What are the effects of gonorrhea on postmenopausal?

Little difference: Being postmenopausal, you don't have to worry about infertility, but everything else is fair-game. Gonorrhea is quite easily transmitted and you may experience "systemic infection" (infection spreads via blood) and could potentially be fatal. Folks with 1 std often carry others such as hiv/herpes/syphilis as well.. So, please check in with your doc if you have concern. Good luck. ...Read more

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Gonorrhea (Definition)

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