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Throat Gonorrhea

Back in late June,  I tested positive for throat gonorrhea and rectal gonorrhea (Swabs), but negative on urine G/C test and all other STI's. On the day I got tested, I was administered Rocephin (IM shot) and oral Z-pack (Azithromycin). I got retested last week and the rectal swab came back Negative, but the throat swab remained positive. The doc told me that gonorrhea in the throat is tricky to teat and that this was becoming common. He ordered a culture w/ sensitivity and resistance testing to be done from a new throat swab. Why is gonorrhea from the throat such a challenge to treat?
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3149845 tn?1506627771
Its not its a challange to treat its that the medications are less effective in treating the thoat area. So when you were given treatment for the anal gono it was not as effective in treating the oral at the same time and a different meditication would be used.
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