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chlamydia long term effects after treatment

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
7-10 days: The standard treatments clear the infection in 1-2 days, but symptoms take longer to clear up. Discharge or painful urination usuallly start improving ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Don't count on it: Chlamydia is an infectious disease that does not enter your blood and or ever stimulate the immune system to give immunity.It is more like strep throa ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No, needs Meds: Antibiotics are the only way to cure this infection, no alternative treatments are available. It is highly unlikely your girlfriend is allergic to all ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
More than one: It is a rare individual that would be allergic to all the antibiotics that can treat chlamydia. I would have her chec with her doc about options.
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Treatment: Treatment for Chlamydia include single dose Zithromax or 7 day treatment with doxycline, Erythromycin or Amoxicillin. It is sometimes treated for 10 ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
This can be a STD.: Chlamydia can be a sexually transmitted bacteria, especially c. Trachomatis. If untreated, it can result in epididymitis, urethritis, and lymphogran ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: If you've had a pap smear in the last 8 years, and you're sure they tested for chlamydia, and the test was negative, then it is a new issue. If you ha ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: There can be treatment failures for the following reasons in which re-infection is possible. 1) One partner or the other failed to take the antibiotic ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The treatment is basically the same and partner treatment is just as important.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Reinfection: The most common reason an std returns is because someone re-infected you. Your same partner or a new partner. If you have gonorrhea and chlamydia, a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Brittany Chan
10 years experience Pediatrics
See the doctor: Make sure you took all of your Azithromycin as directed. If you did, and you're still having symptoms, you could have been reinfected with chlamydia o ... Read More
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