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can having gonorrhea go untreated for 6 to 7 months make you infertile

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Pranikoff
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Infections such as chlamydia and gonorrhea can cause disease in the upper reproductive tract (the fallopian tubes). This can cause scar tissue to deve ... Read More
Dr. Margot Watson
53 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Unfortunately, the chance of infertility from one episode of gonorrhea is about 10%. It goes up a lot with each subsequent infection with chlamydia or ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Possible: Sorry, "possible" is all anyone can tell you online - you need formal evaluation, particularly for tubal problems, to get a realistic answer.
A member asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends: Depends on the inflammation process. How far did it go. Where your fallopian tubes affected. Talk to your gynecologist or urologist.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not: Chlamydia and gonorrhea can cause pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), i.e. fallopian tube infection, usually with severe abdominal pain, often fever. P ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Untreated Gonorrhea: This is a difficult question because there is no one right answer. It is very rare to have disseminated gonorrhea. But, the common question here is ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, Serious Problem: Untreated, gonorrhea can infect any of the areas along the male and female reproductive system. It can spread into the blood stream causing pockets o ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
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What possible reason: Would you have for not getting treatment?--please do right away!--yes gonorrhea could effect fertility if untreated--see your pcp!
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Untreated GC: Untreated gonorrhea: a woman could develop pelvic inflammatory disease which may cause fever, pain, infertility ; ^ chances for ectopic pregnancy. A ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Two bad ideas: Gonorrhea of the throat is very common and a person owes it both to himself/herself and anybody else who's special to be treated at once. A kiss that' ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Flax
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infertility: Gonorrhea is an std, reportable to state health agencies which require treatment.If not treated, it can be passed on to other parners. In women, it ca ... Read More
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