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A 38-year-old female asked:

If a person has gonorrhea and chlamydia, will the other see partner get these immediately after one time sex?

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Dr. Gloria Fong
Family Medicine 41 years experience
Yes: Even with one contact if the infection is active you will likely be infected. When one partner has the infection, the other partner should be notified and tested and treated at the same time to prevent reinfecting each other.

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Last updated Jan 15, 2016

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