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can you help? could std symptoms show up within 12 hours of unprotected sex?

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Dr. Brian Golden
Urology 21 years experience
No: Only trauma causes genital symptoms within hours. Try astroglide.

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How long after unprotected sex will STD symptoms show up?

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Dr. Irving Harper
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Vary: Syphilis symptoms show up after 3 weeks, gonorrhea symptoms after 2-7 days, chlamydia can be several days to not at all which is why it is the most common sexually-transmitted as often people don't know they have it . Most iof the other std's show up within two weeks of exposure.

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