Treatments

Gonorrhea Treatments

Gonorrhea is usually easily treated with antibiotics. You may receive a combination of a shot and a prescription for oral antibiotics. Be sure to finish all of your antibiotics to get rid of the infection, or it may become resistant to antibiotic treatment.

Your physician may conduct a follow-up test to make sure the infection is gone. There has been an increase in antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea in recent years, and a longer course of stronger antibiotics may be necessary.

You and your partner should both be tested and treated for gonorrhea. Wait at least one week after finishing treatment to resume sexual activity.

Treatments

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