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What Happens After You've Been Diagnosed With Gonorrhea?

Getting treatment is the first step, but there's more you need to know for a successful outcome.
hands extract liquid from a bottle with a syringe, a clipping from a newspaper reads 'first cases of gonorrhea resistant to several classes of antibiotics' on a red and black background with molecule
Illustration by John Muñoz

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