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Chlamydia how long

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Give it 7 days: Per cdc sexually transmitted disease treatment guidelines : “persons treated for chlamydia should be instructed to abstain from sexual intercourse fo ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
2-3 days: Chlamydia test results do not take very long from our lab. Some labs may take longer.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Silent STD: Chlamydia can be a silent std which means that you may not have symptoms (even though it is damaging your body).
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Testing: Chlamydia can be asymptomatic in women for months or more. If you believe you have been exposed, some samples can be obtained in the office and tested ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
7 days: It depends on the treatment.If you took 2 grms of zithromax it will take approx. 7 days for cure to take place as well as the side effects if any like ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Indefinitely - it can be a "silent" infection which means you may not be experiencing obvious symptoms. But it can be doing great damage even if you a ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vitaly Raykhman
25 years experience Urology
Unlikely: It usually only causes infertlity as a result of pelvic inflammatory disease or salpingitis. Both situations where you would have symptoms. If you di ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You need to hold off: a full seven days. That means it is imperative that you have no sexual contact during this period of treatment. Take care.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
Doxycycline: Is the usual antibiotic used and no sex until after treatment.Plus your regular sex partner needs treatment if you have a regular sex partner.
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A member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Not chlamydia: Chlamydial infections usually don't itch. You probably had something else, especially a yeast infection, instead of (or in addition to) chlamydia. Ret ... Read More
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