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how long can a man have chlamydia without knowing

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Symptoms?: Chlamydia sxs (if you have them) usually occur 1 to 3 weeks after exposure. Because chlamydia is a silent std - so it might not be apparent.

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Washburn
19 years experience Family Medicine
Yes; for years; yes: Chlamydia won't necessarily produce symptoms, especially in women. Tests are not 100% accurate so you can get a negative test even if you have the di ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
One day: The test for chlamydia dna can be completed the same day the specimen is submitted to the lab.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Female?: You don't give your gender which is really important. If female you may (or might not) already have suffered some damage; males rarely become infertil ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Until Treated: Generally, chlamydia will stay in the male body until it is treated. Symptoms may disappear, but the infection can continue to other areas, like the ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesse Mills
19 years experience Urology
It may not: Untreated chlamydia does not always lead to male infertility. Get checked and treated if indicated.
A member asked:
Dr. Shadia Constantine
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Absolutely yes: It is well described that many sexually transmitted diseases can be caught through oral sex.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Quickly: The current chlamydia tests can be run in minutes in the clinic. Results should never take more than a day.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Until Treated: Generally, chlamydia will stay in the male body until it is treated. Symptoms may disappear, but the infection can continue to other areas, like the ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
7-21 days: See http://www.Std-gov.Org/stds/chlamydia.Htm for thorough information and photos.

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