I had a sexual encounter where I had unprotected oral sex. I had a Chlamydia / Gonorrea test (urine sample) 3 days after the encounter, and again 8 days later. Both tests came back negative. Are these tests conclusive 8 days after a suspected encounter.
I am pretty concerned, since I am having scrotal pain, which is a common symptom of Chlamydia. I went to see my doctor today, and he told me that the urine test would not be conclusive, so he put me on antibiotics.
Kind of confused by all of this, so any help would be very appreciated.
I thought that I would update this thread with some new info.
After visiting with my Dr, and being totally freaked that I may have had an undetected STI, I got re-tested for Gono / Chlam again the following morning (17 days post-exposure.) You can of course guess that the results were negative.
However, I was still experiencing fairly severe testicular pain, so I decided to go and see my urologist for some answers. He told me that a testicular bacterial infection is not possible after having a vasectomy, therefore antibiotics are not necessary, and my GPs diagnosis was wrong. He said that my pain is due to a spermatocele, which is a sperm-filled cyst in the testicle, at the top of the epidydimus.
So, to make a long story short, my GP missed the boat & totally freaked me out that I could have a STI when it was not possible after negative NAAT tests.
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