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A 27-year-old male asked:

Is it possible that i have rectal gonorrhea for 3 years without any symptoms? i regularly get urine std tested but never a rectal swab for the test.

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Rectal gonorrhea: Gonorrhea at any location will generally produce unpleasant odor and/or discharge. It is "possible" , but unlikely that "rectal gonorrhea" can exist for "three years", but almost always with symptoms. A rectal culture should prove one way or the other.

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Last updated Aug 11, 2019

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