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Can you have gonorrhea and chlamydia 4 years without knowing it

A female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
STD: Highly unlikely - yoy should have had symptoms
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: While most would eventually have symptoms some do not.As many as 1/3 of males and 1/2 of females have no symptoms with chlamydia. Gonorrhea is more li ... Read More

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Chlamydia and GC: Untreated these infections can last for years, yes. But one risks the chance of a disseminated infection that can be difficult to treat. Thus regular ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Ex partner with STD: unfortunately both Chlamydia and Gonorrhea can have few if any symptoms in women. I applaud you for using a condom for protection. It would be in yo ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Abstain sexual acti,: Avoid sexual encounter until you finish recommended treatment. Your partner should be treated properly as well!
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
B: Some people can have it and never have symptoms.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Alternatives exist: There are alternative treatments for this STD based on the drug allergies of the person treated which will cure the infection. We call them 2nd line d ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe/maybe not: The symptoms of either disease can vary in intensity from almost nothing to disabling pain. Some persons can carry & pass either & not know th ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. B Tandan
Dr. B Tandan answered
33 years experience Urology
Test: depends on kind of test but generally yes
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Fong
39 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Even with one contact if the infection is active you will likely be infected. When one partner has the infection, the other partner should be notified ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
STDs: Gonorrhea and chlamydia are both bacteria that are sexually transmitted diseases (stds). They are spread from person to person via unprotected sexual ... Read More

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