Q. Quite literally asking this for a friend (I swear, gay here). What are the odds of transmission from male to female if the male was on the 6th day of treatment for Gonorrhea / Chlamydia? He is too embarrassed/worried to share that he got it from a guy (not me!) but his girlfriend made it impossible for him to abstain on the 6th day of his treatment. He is now worried he gave it to her. Thank you all!
A. It takes 7 days for the medicine to work in the body and cure Chlamydia/Gonorrhea infection. If he had sex without a condom during the 7 days after taking the medicine, he could still pass the infection to sex partners, even if he had no symptoms. He should tell her it is important for her to get treatment for Gonorrhea/Chlamydia. He could also use the std.com to send an anonymous text to his girlfriend.