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how long does chlamydia last after treatment

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 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
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
You should.: This is likely an std or sexually transmitted disease, and if untreated, it can lead to urethritis, epididymitis, and lymphogranuloma venereum. It is ... Read More
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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 female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 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 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 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 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
11 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
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Chlamydia is a: bacterial disease. Bacterial diseases are treated with antibiotics. The CDC guidelines for the treatment of Chlamydia include antibiotics such as ery ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 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

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