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Yes it is possible to develop symptoms even after months of contracting the germ. Menstruation can result in false negative STI result so they dont generally recommend swab test while a woman is on her periods.
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Yes its long , usual incubation period ranges from 1-3 weeks ,however it can take months in certain cases. Frequency or prevalance hasnt been studied as such .
If you are negative with no symptoms then unlikely to have it
If you had a contact with someone having chlamydia its recommended to get yourself tested as the treatment is pretty easy with single dose of azithromycin. Its worth mentioning that 50% of men will remain asymptomatic with chlamydial infection. Gonorrhea usually would appear by 4-6 weeks post exposure.
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