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gonorrhea


Untreated gonorrhea can lead to many complications.
  a common STD caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
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  • Untreated gonorrhea can lead to many complications.
  • "Better than fat with gonorrhea," I say, flicking a chocolate chip at her.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • One month prior to current visit, patient tested positive for gonorrhea.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • The Hamiltons must have been either lucky or moral for the sections on gonorrhea and syphilis were never opened.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden

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  • Since you are gone we have nothing but frostbites, chilblains, jaundice, gonorrhea, selfinflicted wounds, pneumonia and hard and soft chancres.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms
  • Potterat then interviewed 768 people in that tiny subgroup and found that 600 of them either didn’t give gonorrhea to anyone else or gave it to only one other person.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • In that same period of the late nineteenth century, syphilis and gonorrhea reached near-epidemic proportions, yet except for Henrik Ibsen and some of the later naturalists, venereal diseases were hardly on the literary map.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • The company physicians did not examine the sick but had them line up behind one another in the dispensaries and a nurse would put a pill the color of copper sulfate on their tongues, whether they had malaria, gonorrhea, or constipation.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • There was a pale-yellow boy who had gonorrhea and was proud of it.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • For gonorrhea, to be precise.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy

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  • It sounds like a donkey with gonorrhea.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • It was later sold, in distilled form, as a floor cleaner and a cure for gonorrhea.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • Don’t you think it a little ironic that what follows sexual immorality is herpes, chlamydia, AIDS, syphilis, and gonorrhea?
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
  • If I remember correctly, I got Harris to fund a project that was your idea: a citywide campaign against gonorrhea and syphilis.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • In the same way American usage prefers /esophagus/, /diarrhea/ and /gonorrhea/ to the English /oesophagus/, /diarrhoea/ and /gonorrhoea/.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • By the time Cyrus was released from the hospital and the army, his gonorrhea was dried up.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • But at any rate, this patient now has acute Gonorrhea superimposed on radiation reaction.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • But the consequences of such tolerance were evident to her: tubal and ovarian abscesses, infertility from gonorrhea, stillbirths, and babies with congenital syphilis.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Potterat, for example, once did an analysis of a gonorrhea epidemic in Colorado Springs, Colorado, looking at everyone who came to a public health clinic for treatment of the disease over the space of six months.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • Every time someone in Baltimore comes to a public clinic for treatment of syphilis or gonorrhea, John Zenilman plugs his or her address into his computer, so that the case shows up as a little black star on a map of the city.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • In other words, in all of the city of Colorado Springs — a town of well in excess of 100,000 people — the epidemic of gonorrhea tipped because of the activities of 168 people living in four small neighborhoods and basically frequenting the same six bars.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • Look, you’re married to a woman and she doesn’t have AIDS, chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhea, or any of the rest of them.
    Phil Robertson  --  Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander
  • It’s not a pretty picture you having gonorrhea.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms
  • Collusion, corrupt practices, and gonorrhea.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • I had gonorrhea.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  A Farewell to Arms
  • "Gonorrhea as a social disease," Sexually Transmitted Disease (198 5), vol.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  The Tipping Point
  • Gonorrhea?
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • The Department of Health of New York City, in April, 1914, announced that its efforts to diminish venereal disease were much handicapped because "in most newspaper offices the words /syphilis/ and /gonorrhea/ are still tabooed, and without the use of these terms it is almost impossible to correctly state the problem."
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • Another reported that "at a recent conference of the Scripps Northwest League editors" it was decided that "the use of such terms as /gonorrhea/, /syphilis/, and even /venereal diseases/ would not add to the tone of the papers, and that the term /vice diseases/ can be readily substituted.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
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Associated words [difficulty]:   gonorrhea [6] , AIDS [1] , HIV [3] , syphilis [3] , STD [6] , venereal disease [7] , chlamydia [9] , genital warts [9]
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