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Will chlamydia always lead to PID

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: Infertility due to damage to the fallopian tubes and or pid are possible outcomes for chlamydia. Whether or not it would always happen is unclear. Ant ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
If you get treated: It is unlikely if you get treated and your sexal partner is treated as well.
Dr. Marianna Post
16 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If chlamydia was successfully treated than you won't get pid unless you caught it again, if left untreated the chances for pid are fairly good.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
PID and Infections: One should go zero days knowing they have an infection before treating. There is no one right answer to your question, except that any delay in treatm ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: You most likely would have had pid by now. You definitely need to get your tubes checked to see if they have been damaged.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience Bariatrics
See below: Chlamydia is known as a "silent" disease. This is because 75 percent of infected women and at least half of infected men have no symptoms. If symptom ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Infection : Yes, wait till you have fixnished the medication
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: If untreated, 10 to 15 of women w chlamydia may develop pelvic inflammatory disease (pid). Pid may start developing within weeks to months of infectio ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Very Variable.: Untreated 10 to 15% of women w chlamydia can develop pelvic inflammatory disease (pid). Pid can start developing within weeks to months of infection.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
that's very variable: Damage may start quickly in some females (weeks to months) and longer in others.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Get treated ;: Use protection for every act of sex.

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