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Can ORAL gonorrhea show up in a urine test or you must do the oral swab test? Also are there other symptoms? My tongue is a yellow white color.

Can ORAL gonorrhea show up in a urine test or you must do the oral swab test? Also are there other symptoms? My tongue is a yellow white color.

Throat swab: Gonorrhea is not diagnosed by a urine test. It is diagnosed with either a culture or a genetic test. If you are having throat symptoms, then you need to have a throat swab. Having a yellow white coating on your tongue does not necessarily mean you have gonorrhea. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Is there an STD you can get on the tongue that is a red circle, is it gonorrhea?

Is there an STD you can get on the tongue that is a red circle, is it gonorrhea?

Yes, possible but: More likely a 'red circle' on the tongue us a variant of normal anatomy or benign inflammatory condition called glossitis. It happens in response to trauma, viral or bacterial infection, or irritation (some spices). Either way, you should seek a consult to be sure. Until then, treat it as an std and be responsible to your sexual partners. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of gonorrhea in your mouth?

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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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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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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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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My tongue swells every time I eat salty food (i.E.-french fries). Should I be concerned?

My tongue swells every time I eat salty food (i.E.-french fries). Should I be concerned?

Probably not.: Salt, spices and acids such as citrus fruits can cause the tongue to swell. As long as it is mild swelling and not making breathing a problem, you probably have nothing to worry about. You may wish to avoid too much salt so the problem won't occur often. ...Read more

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I am having oral fungus i. E on tongue and inner side of my cheeks what should I do I am having this from seven months?

I am having oral fungus i. E on tongue and inner side of my cheeks what should I do I am having this from seven months?

Dentist & physician: See an oral surgeon or an oral pathologist for a consultation. There may or may not also be medical considerations complicating matters, so you may have to see a physician as well. There are medications to treat this. ...Read more

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I got diagnosed e gonorrhea and I was given a shot! The symptoms went away does that mean its gone n that's all it took?

Shot plus pills: The current recommendation for treatment of uncomplicated gonorrhea is a shot plus some pills. The pills can either be a single dose taken once or a longer 7 day pill treatment. If you were only given a shot, that might not be adequate treatment. It's a good idea to be retested "a test of cure", one week after the treatment to be sure it worked. Be sure sex partners have been treated correctly too. ...Read more

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Tongue is rippled on sides?

Tongue is rippled on sides?

Don't worry: The indentations seen in scalloped tongue are called lateral crenations. For the most part they are benign. ...Read more

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How is geographical tongue treated?

How is geographical tongue treated?

Not usually treated: It is a chronic condition the typically manifest itself under certain circumstances such as eating hot, spicy, acidic or salty foods and stress or hormonal changes. Treatment is typically not necessary unless you have severe pain then a dentist can prescribe you a mouthwash or paste to use. ...Read more

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My tongue feels like I've burnt it?

My tongue feels like I've burnt it?

Perhaps: Perhaps you did. Without actually seeing you, we would have no way to know. If that's what happened, it will resolve on its own rather quickly. If it persists or you want to confirm your own diagnosis, then you will have to see your own dentist. Feel better. ...Read more

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I feel like my tongue is thickening. What causes this?

I feel like my tongue is thickening. What causes this?

Thickening tongue: Is it sudden? Are you drooling, having difficulty speaking or swallowing? Could be allergic reaction to food or other material, take a benedryl (if not allergic to it) and seek medical attention immediately in ER.

Long term thickening can be due to acromegaly, thyroid disease, amylodosis. See a doctor ...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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Enlarged tongue help?

Enlarged tongue help?

Enlarged tongue: The tongue is a very interesting organ. It's really nothing more than a large muscle. It tends to accommodate whatever space it is given. It's size is related to your teeth and your bite. Large tongues are usually caused by a large open bite, where the tongue fills the space between the teeth, or also by having no teeth (edentulous) to contain the tongue. It can be corrected surgically. ...Read more

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Tied tongue procedure?

Frenectomy: Frenectomy is a surgical procedure that typically relieves the attachment of the bottom of the tongue to the lower jaw. Today, with the technology utilizing soft tissue lasers, this can done very comfortably with local anesthetics without any post op bleeding. ...Read more

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What's fissured tongue?

Fissured Tongue: A fissured tongue is a benign condition characterized by deep grooves or fissures in the dorsum (top) part of the tongue. Although these grooves may look unsightly, this condition is almost always painless and benign. ...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 is a hairy tongue?

What is a hairy tongue?

Hairy tongue: Black hairy tongue is caused by elongation of papillae of the tongue, appear fur- like. It is not considered a disease. Good mouth hygiene recommended. ...Read more

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White dot on my tongue?

White dot on my tongue?

Lots of things: A white dot may be normal may be abnormal. Most lesions of no great significance will resolve in 10-14 days. But if normal it likely will not dissappear. If it doesn't resolve in 2 weeks or is associated with any pain or swelling, see a dentist. It's likely nothing but impossible for us to speculate further without more info. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Swollen side of tongue?

Bite, allergy, infect,: Perhaps you bit it and it got swollen; perhaps allergy to something you ate, or a medicine (prescribed or otc); or a small break in the tongue mucous membrane and infection set in; may be an entity called glossitis, an inflammation without clear cause. Usually it is self-limited problem, and nonspecific rx, warm saline gargles, antihistamine helps. If persists, dentist, oral surgeon, or ENT doc. ...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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Tongue splitting freaks?

Tongue splitting freaks?

Exactly: Why would anyone want to do that? I don't think they are seeing a dentist for this procedure so I can't imagine the risk for infection and complication. ...Read more

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What is tongue pappiloma?

What is tongue pappiloma?

Tongue papilloma: Tongue papiloma is non cancerous growth which are caused by infection with human papilloma virus. They are painless and can be left untreated.

http://www. Dermnetnz. Org/topics/squamous-cell-papilloma/ ...Read more

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What causes white tongue?

Many things: Many things can contribute to a white coating on the tongue. We frequently see this with nasal conditions that cause one to breath through the mouth. Other common causes include thrush and geographic tongue. Consider using a tongue scraper to remove the coating. You should see you doctor for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why does my tongue hurts?

So many factors..: Really can't tell over the internet. See a local dentist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Why is my tongue tingling?

Heat or chemicals: Temperature-hot or spicy-hot foods usually cause tingling. Other causes are infection, bacterial vs fungal vs viral. ...Read more

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Are tongue piercings safe?

Don't know: Its probably ok but that's a long time to wait
i would see my dentist and have an evaluation done. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's smooth tongue from?

Several causes: The technical term is atrophic glossitis or bald tongue. It is caused by the absence of papilla which are the small bumps that cover the tongue.
Diabetes, anemia, celiac disease and certain nutritional deficiencies are common causes as are anti-cancer drugs. It can also be caused by an inherited nerve disorder called riley-day syndrome. ...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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What causes tongue thrust?

Tongue thrust: Many times this condition is caused by being tongue tied (the frenulum anchors the tongue to tightly to the floor of the mouth). The tongue can not reach the roof of the mouth (proper swollowing position) so the tongue thrusts forward durring swollowing. A simple frenectomy will usually cure this condition. ...Read more

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How to heal a burnt tongue?

How to heal a burnt tongue?

Time: You'll need to give it a couple of days, depending on how bad you burned it. In the interim, sucking on ice chips, and otc pain meds will help. Avoid hot or spicy foods.

Feel better soon... ...Read more

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Why is my tongue splitting?

I am not sure: You need to go in and make an appointment with your local dentist to have them evaluate your tongue it's probably just fissured with deep clefs and is probably not a big problem. ...Read more

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What's a geographic tongue?

Anatomy: It is an anatomic variation in the surface pattern and texture of the tongue. It is considere benign and is not treated. ...Read more

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Gonorrhea (Definition)

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