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How long does it take to get tested for gonorrhea?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Two to four days: A swab is taken from the urethra (the hole where your pee comes out), or other suspected area, and a culture/naat/dna probe is performed on the specimen. It takes about 48 hrs to get a result. If it's positive you need antibiotics to get better and so does your sexual partner.
Dr. Brad Douglas
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Depends: depends - but you should have an answer within 1 to 3 days

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