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gonorrheagon‧or‧rhe‧a, gonorrhoea /ˌɡɒnəˈriːə $ ˌɡɑː-/ noun [uncountable]  MIa disease of the sex organs that is passed on during sex
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gonorrheaIt is contagious in the same way that sexually transmitted diseases, such as syphilis and gonorrhea, are contagious.Bubonic plague, typhoid, polio, diphtheria, tuberculosis, syphilis and gonorrhea still afflict much of the world.Yeast remedies are available over the counter, and a physician can prescribe antibiotics for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and others.Then they showed people who had gonorrhea and they.The proportion of gay male gonorrhea sufferers at these clinics increased 74 percent between 1993 and 1996.But preventing 100 cases of gonorrhea within a core prevents an additional 4,278 cases.Only two cases of gonorrhea were reported in the first 19 months, compared with four a week previously.She even doubts he sought treatment for the gonorrhea she was diagnosed with early in pregnancy, which he surely has.
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