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Is it normal for gonorrhea to cause itching?

Is it normal for gonorrhea to cause itching?

Yes: Gonorrhea in men can cause an abnormal discharge from the urethra, urinary frequency and itching around the anus among other symptoms. Make sure you are receiving treatment. ...Read more

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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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Freq urination. Abdominal pain. Urine analysis neg. Blood tests normal. Chlamydia/gonorrhea neg. what could this be?

Here are some ...: After ruling out UTI as reported, one has to make sure if you're able to hold urine or to empty bladder well or have over-drinking of fluids or consume bladder irritants such as alcohol, coffee, caffeine-containing beverages, spicy foods, etc. So, work with Doc and be checked out so to deduce possible causes for proposing reasonable Rx. ...Read more

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If someone engaged in oral, anal, and normal sex with someone with gonorrhea why do they need to be tested in all areas when the treatment is same?

If someone engaged in oral, anal, and normal sex with someone with gonorrhea why do they need to be tested in all areas when the treatment is same?

Possibly unnecessary: If someone already has a positive test for gonorrhea in one site, "testing in all areas when the treatment is same" is not done routinely and may not be recommended. If someone has engaged in oral, anal and genital "normal sex "and wants to be screened for gonorrhea, sampling all these areas may improve the detection rate and diagnostic accuracy...i.e. reduce the risk of a false negative screen. ...Read more

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Plannedparenthood said it was gonorrhea but when the test results came bacK it was negative shud I be worried what else could it be? All results normal

Plannedparenthood said it was gonorrhea but when the test results came bacK it was negative shud I be worried what else could it be? All results normal

Gonorrhea: Not all tests can be 100 percent reliable for checking for gonorrhea so perhaps there was enough clinical suspension to treat you or you had another STI, such as chlamydia where they would treat your for both. ...Read more

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How many days will it take for gonorrhea symptoms to stop while taking drugs? am on medication but still having penal discharge. is this normal?scared

Urethritis: Ceftriaxone shots are the most effective treatment now for Gonorrhea. And, you should be not contagious forty eight hours after the shot. Doxycycline is not the most effective way to treat chlamydia, and it may take seven or so days for this drug to be effective enough. ...Read more

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Ciprofloxacin 500mg for gonorrhea. Is this normal?

Ciprofloxacin 500mg for gonorrhea. Is this normal?

Yes: Ciprofloxacin 500mg can be used as a single dose regimen for the treatment of uncomplicated gonococcal infections. The bacteria however have been becoming more resistant to previously used antibiotics. Be sure to take your medication as prescribed and follow-up as indicated. If your infection is not resolved, you may need a medication change. ...Read more

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I had gonorrhea and was treated for it. I am now having thick white discharge that has a metal smell is this normal?

I had gonorrhea and was treated for it. I am now having thick white discharge that has a metal smell is this normal?

Get retested: As of aug 2012, there are new recommendations from the cdc for the treatment of gonorrhea. Many of the gonorrhea strains are resistant to antibiotics. Here are the new treatment rec's: http://bit.Ly/scbjra please get another gonorrhea test. You and your sexual partner(s) will need to be treated following this new recommendation. ...Read more

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I had the sti gonorrhea for about 1week bt I felt so ashamed I left it untreated. It has disappeared..its like I never has it. Is this normal?

I had the sti gonorrhea for about 1week bt I felt so ashamed I left it untreated. It has disappeared..its like I never has it. Is this normal?

Need treatment now: Women often have little or no symptoms of gonorrhea. However treatment is imperative because of serious risk of PID (Pelvic inflammatory disease) Please see Dr or visit a clinic for treatment. Also vitally important that you inform all sexual partners for their sake & to prevent them for passing it on. Treatment & prevention are more important than feeling ashamed. Please get treated now. ...Read more