A 35-year-old female asked:
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can a woman have chlamydia for 8 years and not know? even though she is going through ivf treatments

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Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: If you've had a pap smear in the last 8 years, and you're sure they tested for chlamydia, and the test was negative, then it is a new issue. If you haven't been tested for chlamydia before, it's possible to carry it for that long without knowing.
Answered on Sep 23, 2012

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