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how long does it take to detect chlamydia and gonorrhea

A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
STD testing: It all depends on the lab. I usually get results from the tests i run within 72 hours.

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carline Louis-Jacques
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pain w urination: Symptoms should improve within 36-48 hours. If yours persist, recommend you see your dr or go to an urgent care center for evaluation.
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Dr. Timothy Brown
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Soon, maybe: It is very unlikely that Chlamydia or Gonorrhea would cause dysuria, so this might be a bladder (urinary tract) infection. There are also other possi ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
25 years experience Infectious Disease
GC / Chlamydia: In my office we perform a nucleic acid assay for gonorrhea and chlamydia...its from the urine. It takes 48 hours generally.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: YES- that is a curative dose.
A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Best together but...: ...cefixime is no longer recommended as the first choice for gonorrhea. It should be ceftriaxone (injection) plus azithromycin. Discuss with the docto ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Within days : Your symptoms should be gone within a few days. If they persist check with your doctor. Remember that your sexual contacts need to be treated at the ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
35 years experience Family Medicine
Bactrim for STD: NO Please if you think you have either of these - see a doctor for the proper treatment. Taking antibiotics indiscriminately is dangerous
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: That is not an appropriate medication for either infection.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Urine: Though a painful, urethral brushing is the traditional method to obtain sample fir testing, it's quicker and easier to obtain a first-pass urine (not ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Urinalysis is negative. need to send urine for gonorrhea &chlamydia separately. If they had sent for those 2 & was negative that rules out ... Read More

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