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How To Treat Gonorrhea Quickly
Antibiotics: You would need to see your doctor to have a culture done. There is increasing resistance to the typically used antibiotics, so be sure you are treated with the appropriate regimen. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6131a3.htm?s_cid=mm6131a3_w. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Poss. many shots: Persistent or recurrent gonorrhea may have progressed to pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and require treatment over time or even hospitalization. See: http://www.cdc.gov/std/gonorrhea/stdfact-gonorrhea-detailed.htm Most important, see a provider even if it is just an urgent care center. Use condoms all the time so you don't keep getting it. ...Read more
Wisely: A woman who thinks she has throat gonorrhea should treat herself intelligently. She needs a doctor's evaluation (how else will she know what is causing her throat symptoms). She needs to think 3 or 4 times about her source(s) of possible gonorrhea, and stay far away from them until they also get evaluated and treated. She can look for free STD clinics in the area, such as a public health clinic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not reliably: Sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim (Bactrim) might work against gonorrhea but it isn't reliable or recommended. If you are tempted to use Bactrim left over from some other infection becuase you suspect you have gonorrhea or were exposed... Don't do it! See a doctor or clinic for proper diagnosis and treatment. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is an alternative way to treat gonorrhea from coming back without the use of pills? are there creams available in pharmacies?
Gonnorhea treatment: The CDC has specific guidelines for the treatment of Gonorrhea and the treatment should be Ceftriaxone 250mg injection and Azithromycin 1gram by mouth at the same time. The best way to stop from getting Gonorrhea are to have your partner treated as well, and to get tested with any new sexual partner, use condoms. At risk? Get tested again. http://www.cdc.gov/std/tg2015/gonorrhea.htm ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to take suprax 400mg then take zmax 1g to treat gonorrhea and chlymidia? Or should be taken together?
WHAT DID THE: Doc say who put u on both that doc should ahve told u or u should have asked your doc, i tell my pts they can take both together , but I have very few pts who get both if these at the same time and i assume your partner is being txed and no one should have intercourse or other things until both of you have been retested and found to be negative and if u get pain or fever call your doc asap. ...Read more
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