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Gonorrhea Kidney Men
Possible, Not Top 4: Top 4 complications from gonorrhea [gc]: sterility, infectious arthritis, diseased heart valves, meningitis. Gc can spread into your blood and cause septic shock, which can lead to kidney failure & other systemwide problems. Thankfully this doesn't happen often. Also, remember if you get gc, you can get other std's like hiv. Be safe and smart. Use condoms. No love without the glove. ...Read more
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
No: Gonorrhea does not directly affect the kidneys. However, repeated infections can impair urine outflow from the bladder by causing a urethral stricture. Failure for urine to leave the body (bladder) means the kidneys cannot work. This is called urinary obstruction. Relief of the obstruction restores kidney function. ...Read more
UTI/ Kidney infect. S for 3 yrs; just tested P-Gonorrhea and was treated Cetr/Azith but could I have had all along? Did meds help w/symptoms off/on?
Recent infection: Your positive gonorrhea test means you were infected recently, probably within a few weeks and for sure a few months before the test. Even without antibiotics, the immune sysem clears gonorrhea in a few months. Also, it is likely that some of the antibiotics used for your UTIs would have cured gonorrhea if you had it. Make sure your partner (s) are tested and treated. Good luck! ...Read more
I tested positive for chlamydia, Gonorrhea and trichomonas was given treatment today now have severe lower back pain is this normal
No: No. Go back to the MD to be examined for a continuing pelvic infection and re-testing for the STD's. ...Read more
In men symptoms may show with a discharge from the penis anywhere from 2days to10 days after exposure but 50% of men do not show any symptoms at all.
But in women the symptoms may not show for months. ...Read more
Med eval: I don't know that this is a statistic that is tracked. Any time a man has symptoms/ discharge that he can't account for, he should be medically evaluated. ...Read more
How long before gonorrhea causes sperm reduction, infertility, and spreads to blood / joints in men? Need to know if I infected my ex gf 4 months back
Untreated Gonorrhea: This is a difficult question because there is no one right answer. It is very rare to have disseminated gonorrhea. But, the common question here is could one have been infected for months and not know it. And, the answer to that is a resounding yes. Your ex-girlfriend should be tested and/or treated. ...Read more
You can till:
If gonorrhea is not treated your bodies defences may cure it without an antibiotic as it happened before there were antibiotics. But if you don't seek treatment it can spread to other parts of body through blood stream including your joints, it can be very serious. It may not kill for long time but will make your life miserable if not treated
so prevention and early treatment I recommend to all. ...Read more
If a man is constantly having unprotected sex with a woman who has gonorrhea how soon will his symptoms show?
Get tested: Symptoms usually show in 2-5 days, but may take 4 weeks. The most common symptom is discharge from the penis, but some men may not have any symptoms initially or may only develop symptoms of late infection including fevers, rash, and joint/tendon swelling. A urine sample should be tested. It is possible that both the man and woman should be treated for gonorrhea. ...Read more
What will happen if giardiasis and gonorrhea are left untreated on fertility of a man? I am 26 years old man
Gonorrhea: Untreated gonorrhea in men can cause epididymitis - an infection in ducts attached to testicles where sperm mature. This can cause shrinking of the infected testicle, abscesses, and infected sores in the surrounding scrotum area and can ultimately lead to infertility. Am unaware of any infertility issues related to giardia infection in men. ...Read more
If possible exposure of a man to gonorrhea was five months ago and he only starts showing symptoms after that five month period what does this mean?
Unusual.: Usually symptoms of gonorhhea would appear within a week up to a month after exposure. If the symptoms just appeared lately, it could be a new infection, just guessing! Best wishes! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/sexual-conditions/tc/gonorrhea-symptoms. ...Read more
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