Is gonorrhea a sexually transmitted disease?

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Posted on Fri, 9 Dec 2016 in Sexual Health
Question: If you have zex with someone that has gonorrhea can you definately contract it?
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Answered by Dr. Ashok Kumar 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
No, it does not happen as rule

Detailed Answer:
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Gonorrhoea does not have 100% infectivity rate and it is not necessary to contract disease after having single time unprotected sex.

To be precise there is just 5 % risk of contracting disease gonorrhoea after having sex with infected person.

I hope this helps you.
If you have more questions feel free to contact me back.
Thanks and regards.

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