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How long for gonorrhea treatment to exit my system?

How long for gonorrhea treatment to exit my system?

Seven days: You should not have sex again until you and your sex partner(s) have completed treatment. If your doctor prescribes a single dose of medication, you should wait seven days after taking the medicine before having sex. If your doctor prescribes a medicine for you to take for seven days, you should wait until you have taken all of the doses before having sex. ...Read more

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Gonorrhea (Definition)

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


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How long does it take for gonorrhea treatment to work?

Length of Rx: It depends on the length of the antibiotic rx that is given and whether it is completed properly. Most rx's take one to two weeks of rx. ...Read more

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Can gonorrhea treatment make my anus itchy ?

Can gonorrhea treatment make my anus itchy
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Yes: Places that are healing, especially skin and where skin meets mucous membranes, tend to itch. If that's where your infection was and you're not getting a rash there, then it will settle down in a few days. ...Read more

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Numerous red&white blood cells and epithelium cells in smear test after successfull gonorrhea treatment. Still feeling discomfort. Sign of PID?

Numerous red&white blood cells and epithelium cells in smear test after successfull gonorrhea treatment. Still feeling discomfort. Sign of PID?

PID: PID is diagnosed by a pelvic exam. There are specific findings that a doctor would note during the exam --mainly extreme pain with palpation of the cervix and uterus. WBCs on a pap smear is not one of the criteria used to diagnose PID ...Read more

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My urine become yellow after had gonorrhea. After treatment of STD all symptom gone expect yellowish unine.if drink more water it become light yellow.

My urine become yellow after had gonorrhea. After treatment of STD all symptom gone expect yellowish unine.if drink more water it become light yellow.

Here are some ...: Have you eaten or taken any different foods or drugs or pills such multiple vitamins? Changing the degree of yellow color in the urine usually reflects: The urine concentration - the more concentrated, the more yellowish; what you consumes - especially vitamins B-complex, B1, etc. So, watch what you take and see. But, if related with urine concentration, it's good to know your kidneys work well. ...Read more

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Aftet how many hours are you less contagious of gonorrhea after receiving treatment?

Treating Gonorrhea: Usually you are not contagious 48 hours after you finish your treatment for this common sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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I am on treatment for gonorrhea, i want to know how will i know if its working.

I am on treatment for gonorrhea, i want to know how will i know if its working.

Take med as directed: If you received an injection of Rocephin (ceftriaxone) (the treatment of choice for Gonorrhea), made sure your partner was treated as well, do not resume sex with partner until at least 7 days after both of you have been treated, and use condoms consistently with sex, you can assume medication worked. Return for retest in 3 months to r/o reinfection. If ur symptoms persist >2wks, return to ur dr. ...Read more

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Best antibotic treatment for gonorrhea?

Best antibotic treatment for gonorrhea?

Cephalosporins: Gonorrhea is becoming more resistant to antibiotics that have previously been used for treatment. The cdc came out with new guidelines which recommend oral Cefixime and the injectable antibiotic ceftriaxone. See this link for additional information: http://www.Cdc.Gov/nchhstp/newsroom/docs/gonorrhea-treatment-guidelines-factsheet.Pdf. ...Read more

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Is doxycycline a treatment for gonorrhea?

Is doxycycline a treatment for gonorrhea?

No: Rocephin (ceftriaxone) is the treatment of choice for GC. Doxycycline is recommended in addition. ( recent CDC recommendation) ...Read more

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I wanted to know is clindamycin effective in treatment of gonorrhea?

Gonorrhea: The CDC Recommends that Gonorrhea (uncomplicated) be treated w injection of Rocephin (ceftriaxone) in addition to oral azithromycin (Zithromax) or Doxycycline (Vibramycin). Clindaymcin might be used in combination with other antibiotic for PID - but it would not be a good choice as a solo agent in treatment of Gonorrhea. ...Read more