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how long does gonorrhea treatment last

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Dr. Michelle Jones singer
37 years experience Gynecology
Seven days: You should not have sex again until you and your sex partner(s) have completed treatment. If your doctor prescribes a single dose of medication, you s ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Length of Rx: It depends on the length of the antibiotic rx that is given and whether it is completed properly. Most rx's take one to two weeks of rx.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Risk of bacteria: Having a tampon in too long is more likely to cause a bacterial toxin to accumulate from Staph overgrowth called toxic shock syndrome. Even if you don ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Many cities or: counties have free STD clinics. Please check on what resources are availabe whereever you live.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
7-10 days: The standard treatments clear the infection in 1-2 days, but symptoms take longer to clear up. Discharge or painful urination usuallly start improving ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Re-testing +: The most important criteria for effective gonorrhea treatment is for both partners to take their medication at the same time and sequence as well as a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gonorrhea: Your doctor can reculture if there is a concern or doubt about medication compliance or persistence of symptoms.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
At least 2 weeks: It takes at least 2 weeks for the G.C. testing to come back negative depending upon type and duration of treatment and no resistance by the organism ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Gonorrhea: If you had symptoms , the symptoms will go away. The medicine is very effective for this problem most of the time. Check for discharge, fever, pain ... Read More

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