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Indianapolis, IN
A 27-year-old female asked:

is it possible to have had pid caused by a past unknown/untreated chlamydia infection but not know you had pid?

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Dr. Marisa Johnson
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: It can be quite common for women to have evidence of past pid without ever having had symptoms. Unfortunately this is usually discovered when someone is dealing with infertility.

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Midlothian, IL
A 25-year-old male asked:

Had a chlamydia infection about 2 years ago. Got treated and am now fine. Any chances this infection can cause health problems in the future or no?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Yes: Chlamydia in the past increases your risk of pelvic inflammatory disease and can lead to infertility or at least an increase ectopic (tubal) pregnancies.

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