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Diva_Swag
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Is it okay to be treated for gonorrhea 24 hours after being exposed to it if you dont have any signs or symptoms?
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Karybu
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The best person to talk to about this is a doctor, really - antibiotics (which are the treatment for gonorrhea) require a prescription, but depending on who you see, they may be reluctant to prescribe them, especially if you aren't 100% sure that you've been exposed. Taking antibiotics (or really, any kind of medication) unnecessarily isn't really beneficial, so talking to a healthcare provider is going to be your best bet.

[ 05-13-2012, 08:19 PM: Message edited by: Karybu ]

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