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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can cause problems: It can ascend into the upper portion of the reproductive tract. It can cause problems with scarring in the tubes, infertlity, sometimes severe infect ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Untreated Chlamydia : Can lead to complications. Chlamydia complications in women can include pelvic inflammatory disease, infertility, ectopic pregnancy. Chronic pelvic pa ... Read More

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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Really depends.: Could be very short time if the chlamydia gets to the right place to cause scarring or dysfunction. One should not wait to get treated as serious com ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Chlamydia: Yes, it is conceivable that your infection created scarring and blockage of the Fallopian tubes leading to infertility, but there may be other causes. ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
No: Chlamydia infections are not fatal if left untreated. They lead to bothersome urinary symptoms and chronic pain, especially in women, but are not fata ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Sebestyen
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Chlamydia and herpes are two totally different infections. Stds do tend to occur together though because the high risk behavior that causes exposures ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Many things: There may be scarring and infertility. Chronic severe infection can occur. The male may not have so much of a problem but the female can. Please se ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infertility: Untreated it can cause infertility or chronic pelvic pain.
A female asked:
Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
Women : Women can have very serious complications from untreated chlamydia - the most common of which is pelvic inflammatory disease (pid). Pid is when the i ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Hickok
36 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not known exactly: Can't say exactly.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Days: If it's going to cause a problem, it would be merely days after the infection was cleared that one would see fewer or no sperm in the semen.

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