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How long does it take to get tested for gonorrhea?

How long does it take to get tested for gonorrhea?

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. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more


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How long does it take to test mrsa?

How long does it take to test mrsa?

Mrsa: Cultures can take 2-3 days. There are rapid PCR tests that can be available within a day. ...Read more

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How long does it take for HIV to be detected?

How long does it take for HIV to be detected?

HIV window period : Most people develop HIV antibodies within 2-8 weeks of their infection. The average is 25 days. 97% of people will develop detectable antibodies in the first 3 months. Rarely, it can take up to 6 months to develop antibody. If there's concern about acute hiv, a test that measures HIV RNA viral load can be done. The time between HIV infection and RNA detection is estimated 9–11 days. Talk with md. ...Read more

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How long does it take for pregnancy symptoms to show?

How long does it take for pregnancy symptoms to show?

Pregnancy symptoms: Depends which symptoms, usually after 2 weeks may notice breast swelling/tenderness. some nausea, the uterus comes out of the pelvis at 12 weeks. Would check urine blood HCG and follow up with Ob ...Read more

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How long does it take for an STI to heal?

STI Treatment : Most sti's caused by bacteria can be cured with antibiotics which can take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks depending on the type. There are no effective cures for most viral sti's (e.g. Herpes, hiv, genital warts) but various form of treatments are available. Prevention is the best form of cure. ...Read more

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How long does it take for HIV symptoms to show?

How long does it take for HIV symptoms to show?

Indeterminate: It can take several weeks/months to seroconvert positive after an exposure to hiv. Symptoms may not occur until even longer depending on the individuals current condition, etc. For example, if someone is already immonulogically compromised, then the may get symptoms quicker, whereas if someone is generally healthy, they may not show symptoms for quite some time. If exposed, see dr. ; get tested. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a person to get chlamydia?

How long does it take for a person to get chlamydia?

7-21 days: See http://www.Std-gov.Org/stds/chlamydia.Htm for thorough information and photos. ...Read more

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How long does it take for STDs to show up?

How long does it take for STDs to show up?

It depends which one: If your partner tested + u would need to be treated whether u have symptmns or not and even if your culture would be neg because sometimes the culture could miss it, u can go online and read about all the stds there are many articles. ...Read more

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How long does it take for conception to happen and how long does it take for implantation?

How long does it take for conception to happen and how long does it take for implantation?

24hours and 7days: 1) Once ovulation occurs, the egg is susceptible to fertilization (conception) for about 24 hours, +/- 2) Once fertilization occurs, the time required for the egg to travel through the fallopian tube to the uterus and implant is usually between 7 and 10 days. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get results back after testing for std's?

How long does it take to get results back after testing for std's?

48 to 72 hours: Most labs can process std testing in 48 to 72 hours. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chlamydia to cause pid?

How long does it take for chlamydia to cause pid?

that's very variable: Damage may start quickly in some females (weeks to months) and longer in others. ...Read more

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How long does it take for doxy to cure sti?

How long does it take for doxy to cure sti?

One to 4 weeks: The main STIs treated with doxycycline are chlamydia and nongonoccal urethritis (NGU). These require 7 days treatment. Sometimes doxy is used for syphilis, if the patient is allergic to penicillin -- depending on the stage of syphilis, doxy is given for 2 to 4 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take for HIV symptoms to start?

How long does it take for HIV symptoms to start?

Try not to fret: Rather than worry, seek counseling. If you did not have ubprotected sex - there is little cause for concern. It does take some time for an HIV test to be reliable, but there are no symptoms. The symptoms are seen when aids developes from the HIV condition. Get a good explanation at a clinic or read material online for a start. Keep using good protection and educate yourself - and relax! ...Read more

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Can you explain how long does it take to take a pregnancy test?

Can you explain how long does it take to take a pregnancy test?

Depends: A blood pregnancy test is usually positive when you miss your period. Urine test vary depending on the sensitivity, but most are reliable one week after a missed period. ...Read more

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How long does it take for gonorrhea treatment to work?

How long does it take for gonorrhea treatment to work?

Length of Rx: It depends on the length of the antibiotic rx that is given and whether it is completed properly. Most rx's take one to two weeks of rx. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take to get your STD urine test results?

How long does it usually take to get your STD urine test results?

24-48 hours: Some labs may send the report via mail, so the report may be done, but has not arrived at your dr's office yet, etc. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get results from pregnancy screenings?

How long does it take to get results from pregnancy screenings?

Please ask your OB: Or midwife because it depends what tests u are doing and what lab the tests go to different tests which you will be getting during your pregnancy take different amounts of time to be done. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections can be viral, bacterial or caused by protozoa. They are ...Read more


Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

A sexually transmitted disease is an infection which is ...Read more