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Gonorrhea treatment and safety measures - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   g'day, my girlfriend just broke the news to me that she has gonorrhea, bloody brilliant i say. what's a quick and easy way to get the 2 zpac
User :   or inexpensive treatment as a preventative measure
Doctor :   abstain frm sex is the best option
User :   well we waited a long time, then had it, then she broke the news to me. i am abstaining I assure you
Doctor :   other include using barrier contraceptive but does not completely contain the transmission
Doctor :   and treating her with antibiotics
User :   she's been treated, I would like to get treated too, as i've had contact with her that would yield infection. Though i'm not showing signs I'd still l ike to get treated
Doctor :   Ys you must be treated too
User :   yes of course
Doctor :   Treatment for gonorrhea involves a course of antibiotic medications to cure the infection. Practicing safe sex is important in preventing gonorrhea.
User :   I know, either through injection or pill form
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   more and more strains of gonorrhea are becoming drug resistant, it's important that you take the full course of medication. Not taking the full course of medication may allow the most drug-resistant organisms to survive.
User :   well i was looking for a way to get a prescription, just for the zithromax or cipro or
Doctor :   Although over-the-counter pain relievers may reduce signs or symptoms, these medications won't cure gonorrhea.
User :   i have none
Doctor :   Ok which place are you from
Doctor :   What is your age?

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