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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gonorrhea: Gonorrhea can be tested for within 24-48 hours of possible contact.

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Usually: Alternative is a bacterial swab (like a q-tip if there is any pus at the urinary opening. However urine test for gonorrhea is pretty reiable.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Unpertaining...?: Testing something is to confirm clinical suspicion after detailed history and physicals; so is test for gono. From what stated, i 'm afraid to say x-r ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Yes, until . . .: After two negative tests, you're free until you engage in unprotected sex again.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably conclusive: The result is conclusive for gonorrhea, but might be a bit early for chlamydia. Test again after 4-5 days for absolute certainty.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Urinalysis: Routine urinalysis does not test for gonorrhea or chlamydia. Routine urinalysis tests for protein, glucose, white cells in urine. Also microscopic pa ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Pap smear: All women are tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia when a pap smear is done. Family planning clinics often do this routinely.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
STD Testing: No, not with genetic testing like the pcr. And, yes, nine days post exposure is a good test.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: These tests are specific in their search for any of the actual germ material and will be positive if the germ is dead or alive.That antibiotic does no ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus Appel
19 years experience Family Medicine
See a doctor: there are a dozen things it could be. you want to make sure it's not warts, and you want to get a diagnosis so it will ease your mind. I would recomme ... Read More
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