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how long does it take for chlamydia medication to work

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
A few days: If the spotty bleeding is due to your chlamydia, it probably will take a few days to go away.

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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
About a week: The infection will be gone in a week or so. Ideally, you should avoid sex that long. Treatment failure is uncommon, but if it happens to one of you, t ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Chlamydia : Chlamydia is treated with antibiotics. It is often treated with one dose of Azithromycin or Doxycycline twice a day for seven days. People with chlam ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You need to : Complete treatment and wait for at least 7 days for the medication to be fully effective and for you to have sex.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Give it 7 days: Per cdc sexually transmitted disease treatment guidelines : “persons treated for chlamydia should be instructed to abstain from sexual intercourse fo ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
You Need to wait : At least 7 days after start of treatment (or wait until completion of treatment if that period is longer) before you can have sexual activity.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
40 years experience General Practice
1 g orally: The CDC recommends Azithromycin 1 g orally in a single dose to treat Chlamydia and than you should be fine.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 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 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Gonorrhea shot: I am sorry to report but you may have been given the wrong treatment. You took the right drug for chlamydia, but the wrong drug for gonorrhea. There ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Chlamydia treatment: Probably you were given a single dose of azithromycin, 1 gram. It sometimes upsets the stomach like this. However, as long as vomiting is more than a ... Read More
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