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How long does it take for the chlamaydia antibiotics to work?

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Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Aklanswered
Infectious Disease 31 years experience
Quickly: It takes just a few hours to kill the bacteria but the symptoms may lag behind.

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