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How long do you have to have chlamydia to develop pelvic inflammatory disease pid?

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Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
45 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unknown: There is no magic number. It all depends on your body and your immunity. If your immunity is low the disease can reek havoc. If it is high it will keep the progression of the disease in check.
Answered on May 19, 2019
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