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how long does it take for std to show symptoms

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Sturgis
28 years experience Pathology
About a month...: Early HIV symptoms occur about one month after infection. These can include: fever, headache, fatigue, swollen lymph glands, and rash. These early HIV ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ealena Callender
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It varies: The most common symptom for stds is no symptoms at all. Some people may notice symptoms such as vaginal itching, odor, discharge or sores within 3 day ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
It depends: On the std. The infection may even be without symptoms and HIV may not show up clinically for 10 years. Get checked.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sometimes indefinite: It could be indefinite. If you have had contact with an infected partner or engaged in high-risk behaviors - get tested.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Usually a few weeks: Some cases of PID never cause symptoms. A woman can have infertility or tubal pregnancy from past PID and not know until tests show blocked or scarred ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It depends which one: If your partner tested + u would need to be treated whether u have symptmns or not and even if your culture would be neg because sometimes the culture ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mazen Kherallah
33 years experience Infectious Disease
3-5 days: You will start seeing improvement very soon after initiating therapy but on average it may take 3-5 days before clearing of symptoms. Patients should ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Depends on the std. Some, like gonorrhea or chlamydia may show up immediately after contracting the infection. Others like syphillis and HIV may tak ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No need to freak-out: STDs, including herpes and hepatitis B, are transmitted ineffiiciently; that is, most sex with infected people doesn't transmit. Your ex partner shoul ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: PAP smear is not designed to test for STDs. However it may reveal, herpes, HPV, trichhomonas, yeast and bacterial vaginosis. PAP results may a take a ... Read More
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