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how long does chlamydia take to heal

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Two weeks: Two weeks after both partners have been treated intercourse is then safe. I always recommend repeating the test after two weeks to confirm that the in ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No problem: This amount of alcohol will have no effect at all on healing of your chlamydial infection.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No safe interval: There's no 'safe' time period, so if you are infected (or worry that you might be) you must treat right away. If female you may (or might not) already ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
It differs: There is no definitive time period associated with infertility from infections, but generally it is with chronic infections that continue to occur and ... Read More
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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 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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Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: There are five tests for chlamydia. One, a culture can take three days. The others are rapid tests of varying degrees of accuracy. You and your doc ... Read More
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.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
2-3 days: Chlamydia test results do not take very long from our lab. Some labs may take longer.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Less than 2 days: The modern chlamydia tests include rapid tests that can give a result after a few minutes. Chlamydia cultures take several days. If the rapid test is ... Read More
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