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Gonorrhea: Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatments

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Gonorrhea is treatable. Gonorrhea is generally treated with antibiotics. However, recently there have been strains of drug-resistant gonorrhea.

The CDC’s website said, they "currently recommend dual therapy for the treatment of gonorrhea."

To find out if you have gonorrhea, a doctor will order a gram stain test or a culture. The health care professional takes a swap of the infected area. The results of your test are available in 24-72 hours.

The best way to prevent gonorrhea is abstinence. Also, female and male condoms are recommended to reduce your risk of gonorrhea and other sexually transmitted diseases.

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