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A 39-year-old member asked:

Men how long can it t in take for gonorrhea symptoms to show?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Men2to10days: In men symptoms may show with a discharge from the penis anywhere from 2days to10 days after exposure but 50% of men do not show any symptoms at all. But in women the symptoms may not show for months.
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A 34-year-old member asked:

How long would it take before "the clap" or gonorrhea to show up?

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Dr. James Carpenter
Child Abuse Pediatrics 46 years experience
2-7 days: The usual incubation period from exposure to symptoms of infection is 2-7 days.
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Pooler, GA
A 21-year-old male asked:

How long can someone have gonorrhea and not show symptoms?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Misinformed?: Forever? Once infected they will have it and be contagious until treated. One does not usually get symptoms in their throat, anus, or vagina. Many times the symptoms are so minor in the vagina that they are missed. That is why there should be routine testing in all sexually active adults.
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A 19-year-old female asked:

I was wondering how long does gonorrhea symptoms take effect ?

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Dr. Yale Shulman
Urology 46 years experience
Short incubation: Usually 1-14 days, occasionally longer.
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