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Sex infection gonorrhea risks becoming "superbug"
Reuters ^ | Mar. 29, 2010 | Kate Kelland

Posted on 03/29/2010 5:34:24 PM PDT by decimon

LONDON (Reuters) – The sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea risks becoming a drug-resistant "superbug" if doctors do not devise new ways of treating it, a leading sexual health expert said.

Catherine Ison, a specialist on gonorrhea from Britain's Health Protection Agency said a World Health Organization (WHO) meeting in Manila next week would be vital to efforts to try to stop the bug repeatedly adapting to and overcoming drugs.

"This is a very clever bacteria. If this problem isn't addressed, there is a real possibility that gonorrhea will become a very difficult infection to treat," she said in a telephone interview.

Gonorrhea is a common bacterial sexually-transmitted infection and if left untreated can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease, ectopic pregnancy and infertility in women.

Globally, the WHO estimates that there are at least 340 million new cases of curable sexually transmitted infections -- including syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia and trichomoniasis -- every year among people aged 15 to 49.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Health/Medicine; Society
KEYWORDS: aids; alfranken; chlamydia; clintonlegacy; ectopicpregnancy; gonorrhea; infertility; michaelmoore; pid; std; sti; syphilis; trichomoniasis

1 posted on 03/29/2010 5:34:24 PM PDT by decimon
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To: neverdem; DvdMom; grey_whiskers

Hot to rot ping.


2 posted on 03/29/2010 5:35:02 PM PDT by decimon
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To: decimon
Practice monogamy and you won't have to contend with STD's.

Lamh Foistenach Abu!
3 posted on 03/29/2010 5:37:17 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines, RVN '69 - St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle!)
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To: decimon

Now I know why mom always used to say “wait until your married”.


4 posted on 03/29/2010 5:37:39 PM PDT by exnavy (May the Lord grant our troops protection and endurance.)
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To: ConorMacNessa

Yep, let’s all keep our pants up.

The talk about AIDS and VD in general is definitely a situation in which “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”.


5 posted on 03/29/2010 5:38:40 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: decimon

and in this country syphillis is making a comeback

now remember to tell all those 12 year old girls to be sluts so Planned Parenthood can do more abortions.


6 posted on 03/29/2010 5:39:59 PM PDT by GeronL (There is only a "Happily ever after" for you if you're the one writing your own script)
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To: decimon

I’ve been with the same chick for 14 years now and very content (never thought I’d say that)

we only had to worry about herpes in my day...(70s)

be discreet boys and girls

how did we ever let so many of our womenfolk get so skanked up?


7 posted on 03/29/2010 5:43:22 PM PDT by wardaddy (Greetings Comrade!)
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To: wardaddy

“how did we ever let so many of our womenfolk get so skanked up?”

They don’t have enough men to choose from to help show them the advantage of being women, for one thing...they have (men and women) become 25 year old “students” who live off their parents.


8 posted on 03/29/2010 5:47:15 PM PDT by jessduntno ( If someone calls me racist, I reply "you are just saying that because I'm white!")
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To: wardaddy

Have you seen some of the men?


9 posted on 03/29/2010 5:48:26 PM PDT by TNdandelion
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To: All

Glad I’m married I only have the Mr to worry about...

Now if I got something, I would go muzzie on his ‘little friend’...*splat*! infidel! heh heh

Owwa ak jack!


10 posted on 03/29/2010 5:48:47 PM PDT by Irenic
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To: decimon

Here’s an idea: celebacy before marriage and monogamy after. That should prevent infection.


11 posted on 03/29/2010 5:52:21 PM PDT by Desdemona (The Triduum FReep fast begins at 6 p.m. CDT Holy Thursday.)
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To: ConorMacNessa
Practice monogamy and you won't have to contend with STD's.

Assuming your partner does the same, and neither brings something nasty into the relationship from earlier history.

Unfortunately, a person can be completely monogamous and still pick something up.

12 posted on 03/29/2010 5:55:13 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: Desdemona

Works every time.


13 posted on 03/29/2010 5:56:01 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: decimon

The latest WHO scare ... WHO cares what WHO thinks? No credibility anymore.


14 posted on 03/29/2010 6:01:15 PM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag (http://www.thepatriotsflag.com - The Patriot's Flag)
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To: decimon

Ok, Thats it. No more sex for me. Well...., not if I ever go back to England.


15 posted on 03/29/2010 6:09:10 PM PDT by Lockbar (March toward the sound of the guns.)
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To: ConorMacNessa

What about rape? As if it isn’t bad enough that children, women, and men are raped but now there’s things like HIV and superbugs to add to the damage.


16 posted on 03/29/2010 6:12:20 PM PDT by ransomnote
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To: decimon

Is this the same thing as gonghorrea? Or are they two different things but just kinda close? :)


17 posted on 03/29/2010 6:14:45 PM PDT by OKSooner
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To: Honeybunch

Ping.


18 posted on 03/29/2010 6:16:08 PM PDT by OKSooner
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To: ConorMacNessa

Exactly. And choose a spouse who has not slept around. Perhaps one day, only the socially conservative will be left standing....


19 posted on 03/29/2010 7:35:54 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Palin/Hunter 2012 -- Bolton their Secretary of State)
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To: TNdandelion

men today are either faggy or wiggery

you can’t deny young girls are much much more skanky than in my day...early 70s

they are way too sexualized too early


20 posted on 03/29/2010 11:10:37 PM PDT by wardaddy (Greetings Comrade!)
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To: jessduntno
something sure happened

i wonder how many women under 30 today have genital piercings or sweater puppy jewelry?

or way too many tattoos..like Jesse James skank

or have had real 69 style sex with another woman?

that sort of stuff is off the charts compared to when I was a teen or early 20s...born 1957 here

back then we had a few gals take ludes and act up and do stuff I'm sure they'd rather forget but most girls did not sleep with anyone short of a serious committed boyfriend

my oldest daughter tells me most girls sleep with boys quick...they hang out, they hook up...few really date...they just get together and have sex if the boy has brushed his teeth

it is insanity..

i blame fembots who encourage women to act like rogue men so as to be equals...and tv and pop culture that glorifies women acting like they belong on a Roman barge

one of my best friends caught their 13 year old daughter discussing oral sex as a way to help prepare her for intercourse...they were texting it..her and her boyfriend

and these are church going rural folks who pay attention....

i also blame Bill Clinton...girls today really do think fellatio is not actually sex

end times I tell ya

when the women in culture go to seed, it's over

21 posted on 03/29/2010 11:18:20 PM PDT by wardaddy (Greetings Comrade!)
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To: decimon

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Well, there’s always amputation........
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22 posted on 03/31/2010 9:16:57 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Obamacare is America's kristallnacht !!)
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To: Irenic
Now if I got something, I would go muzzie on his ‘little friend’...*splat*! infidel! heh heh

Great Scott! You can't mean...

A dickectomy?

23 posted on 04/01/2010 2:52:27 AM PDT by Ole Okie
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To: decimon

.....This is a very clever bacteria......

This is not a true statement.

A better statement would describe the bacteria as adaptive or as having a diverse drug resistant morphology.


24 posted on 04/01/2010 4:24:15 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Ostracize Democrats. There can be no Democrat friends.)
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To: bert
.....This is a very clever bacteria......

This is not a true statement.

A better statement would describe the bacteria as adaptive or as having a diverse drug resistant morphology.

Giving volition to the simplest creatures is common shorthand. It does give the wrong impression.

25 posted on 04/01/2010 4:42:54 AM PDT by decimon
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To: Ole Okie

Or as Rush would say: A Choppadictomy ( the opposite of an Appendadicktomy)
.


26 posted on 04/01/2010 9:40:03 AM PDT by editor-surveyor (Obamacare is America's kristallnacht !!)
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