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how long does it to get tested for gonorrhea

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 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
Dr. Brad Douglas
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: depends - but you should have an answer within 1 to 3 days

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
38 years experience Pediatrics
Get tested: If you have symptoms of an STD, or have had unprotected sex, you should get tested, sooner rather than later. If you have symptoms, you should avoid s ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Testing: You can be tested after 30 minutes according to an article in the New England journal
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Testicular lump: No, the lump on the testicle does not mean gonorrhea. But he definitely needs to have further evaluation to establish the correct diagnosis. He proba ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Yes: If you have risk factors for acquiring gonorrhea, then one should get tested and treated appropriately, if indicated. Even though one may be safe, the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
VD clinic.: Or call around to find clinic or dr. Who will do the test anonymously and let you pay directly. Please inform any sex partners if test is positive.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
STD Testing: Usually one is symptomatic on days three to five. Testing is good then.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Health dept 3-4 days: Almost any doctor or clinic can do this, but for genuine expertise, contact your local public health STD clinic (https://www.columbus.gov/publichealth ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Likely: From what you described, it is unlikely that the infection altered your fertility.
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