A 23-year-old male asked:
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how long can a female go untreated with chlamydia before developing pid?

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Dr. Robert Killian
28 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 treatment risks pid. Treat known infections urgently. Always.
Answered on Jul 3, 2013

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