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Monogamous Safe Gonorrhea
F. 2 partners '15-'16, unprotected. Went to the OB said I'm safe!! 1 partner had gonorrhea & molluscum? Other didn't get any. I feel itchy inside!!
See MD again: You need to revisit the MD to make sure that this itching is not due to a simple vaginal infection. ...Read more
I got checked by an OB for STD and such, she says I'm safe but my partner was diagnosed with Gonorrhea and later on Molluscum? Now I'm afraid!
Treatment needed: Having a partner with gonorrhea, you need treatment for it, and for chlamydia, even if your own gonorrhea and chlamydia tests were negative. You MUST be treated to prevent complications and possibly reinfecting your partner. For molluscum, just keep your eyes out for typical lesions like your partner's; it's harmless, just inconvenient. Check back with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
How long after treatment does it take to heal from chlamydia or gonorrhea and will it be safe to have sex?
Two weeks: Two weeks after both partners have been treated intercourse is then safe. I always recommend repeating the test after two weeks to confirm that the infection has resolved before having intercourse again. ...Read more
I engaged in both oral and vaginal sex and have a sore throat and yellow tongue. Safe to say no genital symptoms means it's not oral gonorrhea?
Sexual activity: Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted infection passed through fluid transmission. The only way to be 100% safe is to avoid vaginal, oral and anal intercourse. Condoms are very effective in decreasing risk by blocking fluid transmission from one person to the other. You can not catch gonorrhea through casual contact. ...Read more
STD: Gonorrhea is spread by sexual contact. That is: mucous membrane on mucous membrane. Can be spread from genitals to eye and from eye to throat and from throat back to genitals or any combo in between. If your mucous membrane comes in contact with someone else's mucous membrane you may contract the disease. Gonorrhea in a female can cause inferility. ...Read more
Sxs: Women or men with gonorrhea may be asymptomatic. Rectal symptoms for men or women can include drainage, itching, bleeding & painful bowel movements. Pharyngeal gonorrhea can cause sore throat. Men may have pain with urination & discharge that is green, yellow or white. They may develop pain of the testes or scrotum. Women may have pain with urination, vaginal bleeding or vaginal discharge. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several options: In most geographic areas, including all of the US, the standard recommended treatment is a single shot of ceftriaxone (Rocephin®) plus either a single oral dose of azithromycin (Zithromax®) or 7 days of doxycycline. Oral cefixime sometimes can safely be given instead of the ceftriaxone shot. There are other options if these antibiotics can't be given, such as allergy to them. ...Read more
Infertility: Gonorrhea is an std, reportable to state health agencies which require treatment.If not treated, it can be passed on to other parners. In women, it can cause infection in the tubes and ovaries, pelvic scarring, and infertility. It can cuase a serious infection in the pelvis leading to hospitalization, and can lead to hysterectomy and removal of tubes and ovaries, a young woman's nightmare. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Discharge/no symptom: There may be no symptoms as it takes few days after the exposure to the infection to when you get the discharge. So if you do have to have sex with a prostitute practice safe sex with condom and no oral sex beside gonorrhea you can also contact chlamydia, syphilis, HIV infection and lymphogranyloma venerium best is abstain or play it safe. ...Read more
5PER CENT: Average population has 5% chance of having gonrrhea. ...Read more