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Can you have gonorrhea for years

A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Yes: yes. Some sexually transmitted disease infection do not cause symptoms in some people

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcelo Laufer
Pediatric Infectious Disease 32 years experience
Yes and no: Once appropriately treated, is gone......But you can get it again left untreated can lead to severe infection of the uterus and fallopian tubes, cond... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Possible: It is not that likely that the infection would linger for 3 years. You can get tested though and alleviate your anxiety over this issue. If you are at... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Evans II
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Sexual transmission: You both need to be treated and tested for other sexually transmitted infections. Then marriage counseling is probably in order to help clear up the c... Read More
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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Unlikely but: possible. Newborn exposed to gonorrhea have a purulent eye infection within 48 hours of birth. In the United States, prophylaxis is offered in the... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 34 years experience
If you have not had any symptoms of GC for 2 yrs. chances of getting it now are near zero. Also try to find out if your partner had Gc or not. Should... Read More
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology 24 years experience
Depends: Depends on the inflammation process. How far did it go. Where your fallopian tubes affected. Talk to your gynecologist or urologist.
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
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Untreated GC: Untreated gonorrhea: a woman could develop pelvic inflammatory disease which may cause fever, pain, infertility ; ^ chances for ectopic pregnancy. A... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Unlikely: There are cases where a person has carried GC without many symptoms, and the source and timing was difficult to confirm.However, eventually the germ c... Read More

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