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Once you have chlamydia do you always have it

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
No, it is treatable.: Treatment for chlamydia include single dose zithromax or 7 day treatment with doxycline, Erythromycin or amoxicillin. It is sometimes treated for 10 ... Read More

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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Chlamydia: Yes. If you have chlamydia exposure during sex or if you have an infection you should call your doctor for an examination and get treatment that usua... Read More
Dr. Marcie Stoshak-Chavez
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Chlamydia is curable with the appropriate antibiotics. However, all sexual partners must be evaluated and treated as well, to prevent a reinfection.
Dr. Richard Levin
Urology 32 years experience
Yes: Immediate treatment including your partner, with antibiotics should have a good chance.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gray
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Yes: Chlamydia is a bacterial infection and is treated with a single dose of azithromycin.
Dr. Craig Smith
Urology 35 years experience
Yes: Antibiotics are the most common treatment for chlamydia, which generally cure the infection. Treatment for the disease is simple, but it is vital that... Read More
Dr. Yiyan Liu
Specializes in Nuclear Medicine
Yes: Sure, by antibiotics.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Acutely, maybe: but no long term effect, that if you meant Chlamydia as an STD
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Usitalo
Urology 40 years experience
Serious: Can lead to infertility in women severe pelvic infection need for complex abdominal surgery.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Unprotected sex : Chlamydia a sexually transmitted disease passed when infected body fluids come into contact with mucous membranes. That means that it can be passed th... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Chlamydia: We will all die, but very very few will die from infection with chlamydia, particularly if you are referring to genital or urinary infection. This is... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Usually 1 to 7: Days depending on antibiotic choice. Should not be sexually active until treated for at least 7 days.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Not so much.: Most people w chlamydia don’t have sxs. That is why it’s called a silent std. Sxs can include: vaginal discharge, bleeding w intercourse or btwn per... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Chlamydia is often a: “silent” disease – this means the person isn't experiencing symptoms. Chlamydia symptoms in women may include: spotting, painful sexual intercourse, p... Read More

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