What is the prognosis of gonorrhea?

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Brian Wong, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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With adequate early therapy, complete cure and return to normal function are the rule. Most gonococcal infections respond quickly to cephalosporin therapy. Late, delayed, or inappropriate therapy may lead to significant morbidity or, on rare occasions, death.


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