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Reinfection of gonorrhea from toothbrush ?

On july 6 i went to the dr and got treated for gonorrhea by taking a single dosage of a pill , the next day i used a new toothbrush but today i forgot to switch the old out with the new and used my old toothbrush is it possible that i have reinfected myself with gonorrhea?
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replied July 9th, 2010
Hi there, thank you for posting your question. My area of expertise is in human sexual dysfunction. I hope I can be of some small help to you.

I am not sure what the answer to this really is. My instincts tell me that you should not worry.

Dr Andrew Rynne.

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