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how long can you go undetected with Gonorrhea or clamhidia

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how long can you go undetected with Gonorrhea or clamhidia
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Health
Customer: replied 8 years ago.

Age: 33, Washington


Already Tried:
haven't been tested yet, I have no symtoms of anything, was just curious
Expert:  Dr AW replied 8 years ago.

Chlamydia in both sexes may not result in symptoms at all in a significant percentage of people affected. In men discharge and irritation at the tip of the penis may be symptoms and if infection is left untreated it can result in impaired fertility.

 

Gonorrhea may not give rise to symptoms for weeks. The commonest symptom is discharge or/and burning whilst passing urine. In around 30 percentwomen symptoms may not be apparent a small percentage of men may not have any symptoms. Again if left untreated it can result in impaired fertility.

 

I hope this information is useful, feel free to reply for any clarification

Customer: replied 8 years ago.
what is the common length of time before having symptoms? weeks,days, months or years
Expert:  Dr AW replied 8 years ago.

In men 2 - 10 days would be most common for symptoms of gonorrhea. But symptoms may not appear for 3 weeks or even appear at all.

 

In men arguably the most common symptom as in women could still be the presence of no symptoms as around half of infected men will not exhibit symptoms. However when symptoms do occur this will most commonly occur within 1 to 3 weeks.

 

I hope this information is useful, feel free to reply for any clarification

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