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Effectiveness of Immediate Antibiotic Usage

Hi,

I had unprotected oral sex with an individual whose sexual history I am unaware of, 2 days ago. What is the effectiveness of taking the conventional antibiotic treatment for chlamydia and gonorrhea, as a preemptive measure. I am beginning to have minor discomfort and more frequent urination, though this does not seem conclusive in any sense. Would taking antibiotics be able to combat the conditions at this time? Or is a longer period needed? I haven't found any material on the period required for these stds to be responsive to antibiotic treatment. Your response is greatly appreciated.
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Self treating is never a good idea, and you really should get tested.  Why take meds you don't need?  If you take meds now, and it doesn't relieve the symptoms, then you can't test for 2 weeks or you could get a false negative.

You can test for gonorrhea, chlamydia and NGU at a week, so just wait and test.

Aj
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