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Gonorrhea how to treat at home?

Gonorrhea how to treat at home?

No such thing.: The only thing you can do at home is avoid having sex and transmitting the disease. Need antibiotics from doc and screening for the other unseen things that get transmitted along with gonorrhea. See doc now as this can get pretty painful. ...Read more

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Gonorrhea (Definition)

Gonorrhea is caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhea. Anyone who has any type of sex can catch gonorrhea. The infection can be spread by contact with the mouth, vagina, penis, or anus. The bacteria grow in warm, moist areas of the body, including the tube that carries urine out of the body (urethra). In women, the bacteria may be found in the reproductive tract (which includes the fallopian tubes, uterus, and cervix). The bacteria can even ...Read more


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What could cause a false positive gonorrhea test?

Not common: The only thing i can think of would be a mislabeled specimen, a clerical error on the lab report, or a contaminant in the lab. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of gonorrhea? Is positive test reported by doctors to the guy?

What are the symptoms of gonorrhea? Is positive test reported by doctors to the guy?

Varied: It can vary from no symptoms picke up by a screenig test to pelvic pain and discharge. The doctor doen not tell your partner, but you should. Also many states look into paositive results to find any exposures so they can be treated and not pass it on to others. ...Read more

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Need help. Is 4 days after exposure too soon for gonorrhea to show positive on a test?

Not too soon: Most women are asymptomatic or have very mild symptoms similar to bladder or vaginal infection. Some men are also asymptomatic, bur more commomly have burning on urination &/or white, yellow or green urethral discharge appearing 2 -14 days after infection. ...Read more

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I Just Got My Test Results Saying I Have Gonorrhea, My Partner Confessed He Had Oral Sex 10 Months Ago Is It Even Possible He Carried It That Long?

I Just Got My Test Results Saying I Have Gonorrhea, My Partner Confessed He Had Oral Sex 10 Months Ago Is It Even Possible He Carried It That Long?

Yes: You should both get treated. There is no such thing as a perfect relationship. I hope that if you are meant for each other, you'll find this a time for forgiveness, communication, listening, and learning how to make each other happy. Be more ready to give and forgive than to blame. Best wishes to you both. ...Read more

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Does intensity of color of a urin gonorrhea test correlate automaticaly with time that one was infected? Light color=recent, intense color=long time?

Does intensity of color of a urin gonorrhea test correlate automaticaly with time that one was infected? Light color=recent, intense color=long time?

Unreliable test: These tests are not reliable. Whether weakly or strongly positive, speak with your doctor or clinic about more accurate testing, especailly a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT). If you do have gonorrhea, for sure the color intensity of the test says nothing at all about how long the infection has been present. Onset of symptoms or when you had a high risk exposure are the only ways to know. ...Read more

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How to get rid of gonorrhea at home?

Take antibiotics....: .......At home. See your doctor, and get the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...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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Can I treat gonorrhea with home remedies?

No: It is important to be tested and properly treated for gonorrhea if present. This can be done often for free at a public clinic. Immediate treatment for both gonorrhea and chlamydia is advised to reduce risk to yourself and prevent the spread of the disease. Any partners should be notified immediately as well. ...Read more

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