A 21-year-old male asked:
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i'm a 21 year old male and i have chylimdia i was wondering how long will it take for saw palmetto to cure me? i have also been taking echinacea

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Dr. Tony Willson
17 years experience Family Medicine
Not a cure!: Saw palmetto does not cure chlamydia. You need to be seen and tested, as well treated with antibiotics as chlamydia has dangerous long term effects if not treated. Get seen today!
Answered on Oct 18, 2016
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Worrisome plan: This germ will stay in your system for quite a while and your immune system may eventually clear it within a year or two.The supplements are like taking a sugar pill-worthless. While you wait, you can infect any girl you have sex with, condoms or not, and they can become sterile as a side effect.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Both saw palmetto and echinacea are useless for this infection- seek medical attention and stop self-treating now.
Oct 19, 2016
Dr. Philip Miller
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You mUST be treated with antibiotics and your sexual partner should be treated simultaneously.
Oct 19, 2016

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