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If I had a gonorrhea or chlamydia then 6 days after I took my medication I took a test would I still come up positive

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It might: It might turn up positive if the antibiotics given were ineffective due to bacterial resistance. That is why it is important to return for follow up t ... Read More

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Likely accurate: 1 1/2 hours is almsot 2
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Usually 3-4 weeks: It is generally recommended to retest in 3-4 weeks after treatment but it is quite likely that testing earlier would also be reliable. It can take 1-3 ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Confusing question: I suppose the question is about missing a throat infection with gonorrhea or chlamydia. The positive strep test does indicate that strep is present. I ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Chlamydia resistance: You very well may have a hard to treat form of chlamydia. If your doctor is only using Azithromycin then another common drug must be used instead....O ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Have GYN MD exam: Vulvo-vaginal itching can be caused by things other than infection. Some examples, tight clothing with irritation, underwear not thoroughly rinsed of ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes?: This is too complex for a clear on this sort of forum. Keep working with your doctors. If not under the care of a genitourinary medicine (GUM) or infe ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Specialist: Infectiious disease doctors are the experts in antibiotic dosing in complex or resistant medical conditions. If you have a specialist already just tel ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Chlamydia treatment: With recommended treatment (azithromycin or doxycycline), chlamydia is non-infectious for partners after 2-3 days, but to be safe it is best to have n ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
STD's: Tests for both chlamydia and gonorrhea are accurate if done by CDC standards, but if one develops a discharge or odor , retesting is advised.
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