Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea is a bacterial infection that is transferred through sexual contact. It usually does not cause any symptoms, and in some people, it causes painful urination, painful intercourse, pus-like discharge from the penis, and intermenstrual bleeding.

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Can gonorrhea recur after treatment?

Query: Hi doctor, It seems that I have STD, maybe gonorrhea. I was exposed during my schooling when I was 15 years old. Then I started to have night emission, burning micturition, red pimple under the foreskin, and itching around genitals. I was advised by some relative to take ayurvedic medicine, but it ...  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Meena

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. For STIs (sexually transmitted infections), one needs to find out either the causative organism in the tests or a classical clinical finding on the examination like genital ulcers or pus discharge per urethra or blisters. If you think you have...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing UTI-like symptoms for months?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having reoccurring UTI-like symptoms for months. I have had an STD test a couple of times to make sure it is not gonorrhea or chlamydia, and on both occasions, they turned out to be negative. I have taken multiple rounds of antibiotics, including Cefixime, Azithromycin, Am...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from urinary tract infection-like symptoms for months. You have already taken Cefixime, Azithromycin, Amoxicillin, etc., for your UTI-like symptoms but not gotten a...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing burning in my penis with whitish discharge after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I have some burning sensation in my penis with some whitish discharge that comes out three to four times an hour. I started to have this after practicing unprotected sex.   Read Full »


Dr. Alexander Davis, Md

General Practitioner, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It can occur due to gonorrhea. It is highly transmittable and needs urgent treatment. As it is caused by bacteria, it is cured by taking antibiotics. Due to the escalation of antibiotic resistance, the choice of different antibiotics has been narrowed over these years. ...  Read Full »

Does STD cause redness in penis after ejaculation?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 35 years old male. I have some questions about possible sexually transmitted diseases. I have not had sex without condoms and I have a test bag. For the past few years, I had two high-risk encounters for STDS. Before eight months, I went to a strip club and a stripper put her hand on ...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Yes, warts and herpes can spread by touching if the other person has wart lesions or active herpes on hands. Otherwise, the chances are very less. Chances of getting other STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) like syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia by touching are negligibl...  Read Full »

How to maintain cleanliness in my penis after STI?

Query: I got tested positive with gonorrhea and chlamydia and i got all the anibiotics for it. I had to go for a second round of antibiotics bc my area didnt feel fully healed. Even after the second round my penis still feels weird and its been weeks. I went to get tested 2 times (different times) and all ...  Read Full »


Dr. Nasir

Pain Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello the thing with these STI s is that the bacteria might get removed from the system with the help of antibiotics but some of the changes or destruction so as to say that they have caused internally will last for sometime. since you have tested negative for these infections after the course of a...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for recurrent Chlamydia infection.

Query: Hi doctor, I have chlamydia and I have been treated on four occasions. I have not had sex recently. I took all medicines as specified. The list of medicines and attempts as follows. First Azithromax 1g one dose, second Azithromax 2.5 g three doses, third Doxycycline 500 mg two times a day for 10 ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are other options that can be used. I have a few questions for you if you would not mind answering them. Did you ever get culture and sensitivity testing of the recurrent chlamydia infection? Have you been treated for a gonorrhea at the same time? Are you pregn...  Read Full »

I have penile discharge even after having medications. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor,I had gonorrhea or chlamydia five times. I had penile discharge before four months. I started taking Doxycycline, Azithromycin on and off for four months. When I take medicine, the discharge color changes from yellow to clear, and it is not all the time, mostly when I squeeze my penis (...  Read Full »


Dr. Aditya Gupta

Psychiatrist, Sexologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As there are no signs or symptoms like fever, wound, pain, burning micturition, or active discharge, the possibility of an active infection seems to be unlikely. The thin line you are mentioning that appears on the penile tip on squeezing seems more like the lubricat...  Read Full »

What are the tests used to diagnose sexually transmitted diseases?

Query: Hi doctor, I want to know about the tests to check for sexually transmitted disease or not? What kind of test should I go through, a blood test or urine test? Please state the procedure in the description.  Read Full »


Dr. Rajeev Chandra Shekhar Shrivastav

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Chlamydia and gonorrhea and other STD (Sexually transmitted disease) such as HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), syphilis, HPV (human papillomavirus), and hepatitis occur when: You are a sexually active girl or woman under age 25. You are a man who has sex with men....  Read Full »

May I know the set of tests to be done for gonorrhea and chlamydia?

Query: Hi doctor, Please explain the laboratory tests to be taken for gonorrhea and chlamydia. Is there any test other than urine and throat swab test? If I go for testing what should I ask? How much will it cost?  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to assure you not to worry as everything is going to be fine if proper care and treatment is opted in for. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine health concerns.  Read Full »

Is there any chance of oral HPV transmission via kissing?

Query: Hello doctor, Four months ago, I had an encounter with a CSW. During that time, I kissed her mouth, boobs, and the outer lips of the vagina (not vagina). I had taken tests for HIV, HBsAg, HSV, after three months and all those came negative. During that time, I had taken a normal urine test for UTI....  Read Full »


Dr. Sangeeth Kumar

Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You said you did your HIV test three months after sexual exposure. So, it is very unlikely that you got infected. Secondly, the likelihood of getting gonorrhea and other infections which you mentioned are very unlikely after three months. If you had developed gonorrh...  Read Full »

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