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how long after exposure will chlamydia test positive

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
A bit too early: The exact time for reliable chlamydia testing by NAAT isn't certain, but 3 days probably is a bit early. A negative result would be somewhat reassurin ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Chlamydia treatment: With recommended treatment (azithromycin or doxycycline), chlamydia is non-infectious for partners after 2-3 days, but to be safe it is best to have n ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. R. scott Thornton
42 years experience Gynecology
Yes: Tesst used for chlamydia detection are generally very sensitive, although testing the cervix is slightly more sensitive than the urine. You can feel c ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Unlikely but...: You're very unlikely to catch HIV from oral sex, though you can catch other nasty things. If you are horribly worried, you can get a pcr for the HIV v ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
30 years experience Urology
Chlmydia: This is readily treated with antibiotics but if left untreated can cause irreversible damage.
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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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
It is positive if yo: It becomes positive as soon have the infection and the result canbe available within1 to 5 days depending on the test used.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Chlamydia: Chlamydia can persist for several months and sometimes up to a year in the female genital tract. Maybe once in a while longer than that, but it's most ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Infection : Yes, wait till you have fixnished the medication
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Chlamydia retesting: You were tested too soon. Doxycycline never fails to cure chlamydia, if taken as directed. But after chlamydia is killed by the antibiotic, its DNA ta ... Read More

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