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Gonorrhea of the Throat: Everything You Need to Know

Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection that can be hard to detect. Learn more about oral gonorrhea and how it affects the throat....

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How to Diagnose and Treat Oral Gonorrhea

Oral gonorrhea is an STI transmitted through oral sex. Review the symptoms of gonorrhea in the mouth or throat and learn more about treatment...

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Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection that can cause infertility. Reviewed by a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist.

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Causes and Risk Factors of Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea is caused by a bacteria. Several risk factors increase your chance of contracting it. Learn what they are and how to lower your risk....

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Symptoms of Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea may not cause any signs or symptoms. If it does, they may include a discharge from the penis or vagina, pain while urinating, itchiness,...

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How Gonorrhea Is Treated

Gonorrhea is treated with antibiotics. Learn more about the different treatment regimens. There was a time when a shot of penicillin was easily used...

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How Gonorrhea Is Diagnosed

How do doctors diagnose gonorrhea? There are several test options. Usually, the tests are based on either a swab or a urine sample. If you suspect...

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