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will gonorrhea go away on its own

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Maybe: If you are foolish enough to neglect it. Forgive my frankness. If you were diagnosed with this by a competent physician, and refused antibiotic treatm ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You : You can develop serious sequella down the road. You need to be evaluated if you think you might have gc.
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Gonorrhea: Gonorrhea indeed is cleared by the immune system, usually within a few months. But before it is gone, it can cause very dangerous health problems, lik ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
33 years experience Family Medicine
Likely no: These are sexually transmitted diseases that can potentially. Should be properly diagnosed and treated all the time.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can: Untreated gonorrhea and chlamydia infections can resolve on their own after weeks to months. We would never recommend waiting on spontaneous resolutio ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Need Tx: You need to be properly diagnosed first, then properly treated, and then avoid the contact with an infected person (assure they are treated too). If ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Quickly: If you were treated solely for gonorrhea and chlamydia without a diagnosis of pelvic inflammatory disease, your symptoms should go away within a few d ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
At least 2 weeks: It takes at least 2 weeks for the G.C. testing to come back negative depending upon type and duration of treatment and no resistance by the organism ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Good grief, NO!!!: If you suspect gonorrhea from symptoms (abnormal penile discharge, often with painful urination) or a sex partner diagnosed with it, you MUST be treat ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
Shaking chills: You sound quite ill and it may or may not be from gonorrhea, but i would not take the chance. Gonorrhea is quite easily transmitted and you may be exp ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Anzalone
68 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several days.: Gonorrhea is easily treated with a single dose of the following antibiotics: cefixime, ceftriaxone, cephalosporin. Gonorrhea can take several days for ... Read More
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