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A 24-year-old female asked:

My partner and i got treated for gonorrhea by the injection and we had unprotected sex 6 days into the treatment. should we be ok? should i go retested today or is it too soon?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
I think you'd need another course of treatment for gonorrhea as the usual recommendation is to abstain from sex for 7 days after the injection. It is also recommended to get treated for chlamydia which often coexists with gonorrhea.and requires a different antibiotic .

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