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Gonorrhea (cont.)

Follow-up

  • Notify all sexual partners to be tested for infection. They should be treated or tested so the infection is not passed back and forth.
  • Be retested yourself for infection 72 hours after you finish all the antibiotics or if you think you've been reinfected.

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