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What should i not do if i have a chlamydia infection?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Avoid unprotected: Sex. Get treated asap to avoid complications from the disease. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/chlamydia/ds00173.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
You SHOULD NOT: Have sex for a week. Per cdc sexually transmitted disease treatment guidelines : “persons treated for chlamydia should be instructed to abstain from sexual intercourse for 7 days after single-dose therapy or until completion of a 7-day regimen. http://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment/2010/chlamydial-infections.htm.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Also, don't have sex with your partner unless he or she is treated also.
Feb 16, 2014

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A 36-year-old member asked:

What are the tests for chlamydia infections?

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Dr. Usha Mukhytar
Gynecology 26 years experience
Culture: Vaginal culture cervix culture pap smear urine exam.
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What are the symptoms of chlamydia infections?

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Dr. Kevin Fleishman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Discharge: Most chlamydia infections are asymptomatic, but other symptoms are discharge, odor, fever and pelvic pain.

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