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can you cure chlamydia?

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Dr. Rebecca Gray
Obstetrics and Gynecology 14 years experience
Yes: Chlamydia is a bacterial infection and is treated with a single dose of azithromycin.
Dr. Craig Smith
Urology 35 years experience
Yes: Antibiotics are the most common treatment for chlamydia, which generally cure the infection. Treatment for the disease is simple, but it is vital that a person seeks testing and treatment as soon as possible. It's also important to avoid sexual activity during this time and to inform your sex partners that you have chlamydia so that they can begin treatment as well.
Dr. Yiyan Liu
Specializes in Nuclear Medicine
Yes: Sure, by antibiotics.

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Chlamydia: Yes. If you have chlamydia exposure during sex or if you have an infection you should call your doctor for an examination and get treatment that usually includes antibiotics.
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