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how long can gonorrhea go undetected

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Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Need Tx: You need to be properly diagnosed first, then properly treated, and then avoid the contact with an infected person (assure they are treated too). If ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Quickly: If you were treated solely for gonorrhea and chlamydia without a diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease, your symptoms should go away within a few d ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
You can till: If gonorrhea is not treated your bodies defences may cure it without an antibiotic as it happened before there were antibiotics.But if you don't seek ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Two to four days: A swab is taken from the urethra (the hole where your pee comes out), or other suspected area, and a culture/naat/dna probe is performed on the specim ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Life-ruiner: He can end up with a urethral stricture and never pee normally again, or scarring in the epididymis that can keep him in pain or unable to be a father ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Nesbitt
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Immediately: Gonorrhea is always serious and should be treated immediately. The infected individual should not have sexual relations with anyone until cured. Antib ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Fitzhugh Curtis : You need to be seen and managed by someone with a background in std medicine. Try an infectious diseases expert or a gynecologist.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Misinformed?: Forever? Once infected they will have it and be contagious until treated. One does not usually get symptoms in their throat, anus, or vagina. Many t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Men2to10days: In men symptoms may show with a discharge from the penis anywhere from 2days to10 days after exposure but 50% of men do not show any symptoms at all. ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yale Shulman
44 years experience Urology
Short incubation: Usually 1-14 days, occasionally longer.
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