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how long does it take for azithromycin to clear chlamydia

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Azithromycin...: ...kills chlamydia within a couple of days. However, it can take up to 3 weeks for testing to become negative. Do not get tested sooner than 3 weeks; ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Treatment: The drip caused by chlamydia clears up in 2-3 days.But burning may persist. One is definitely cured after two weeks. Remember, it is important that yo ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Once antibiotics are given, the inflammation subsides in a week. The earlier you have treatment done, the lower risk for infertility in future. Use co ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Clearing Chlamydia: You will be free of infection and not contagious forty-eight hours after you finish your azithromycin. But your partner must also have been treated an ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Go back to doctor: There are treatment failures and you need to be reexamined. There have been reports of resistance to Azithromycin and you may need other choices of t ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
A few more days: If "clear" discharge is an improvement (e.g. previously cloudy or colored), then no worries. It can take a week or more for chlamydia symptoms to clea ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
23 years experience Family Medicine
Vaginal discharge: Your treatment for chlamydia should have resolved your infection if you did not have unprotected sex during treatment and your partner was also treate ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Allow seven days: Azithromycin can remain in the body for more than ten days after a single dose - as in the usual treatment for chlamydia. By day seven, chlamydia wou ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
4 days: Symptoms should improve after 24 - 48 hours. All sexual partners must also be treated, otherwise you either get reinfected, or partner/ex-partner may ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
48 hours: Forty-eight hours after taking the medication you are no longer contagious.
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