A member asked:

Is there a shot to cure chlamydia?

1 doctor answer10 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 53 years experience
No, ...: There has been no known effective shot for chlamydia infection than oral Azithromycin or doxycycline. More? Ask your doctor for details.
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A 19-year-old member asked:

Is chlamydia cureable?

3 doctor answers18 doctors weighed in
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 62 years experience
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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A 19-year-old member asked:
After you get a chlamydia shot can you still pass it on?
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Usually not: Chlamydia infections are often treated by oral antibiotics. If a patient got a shot of antibiotics to get rid of a chlamydia infection, then he is li... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Is there a good cure for chlamydia ?
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 50 years experience
A number of drugs!: Best and oldest: doxycycline. Others: zithromycin; ciprofloxin and related drugs. I would (if i were young & unmarried, suggest a course of one of the... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Is there a good cure for chlamydia if 1 dose doesn't cure it ?
Dr. Wendy Askew
26 years experience
Make sure: Usually the single dose is effective. It is also critical that any & every sexual partner of yours gets treated as well, and that you do not have unp... Read More
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A female asked:
I got treated with the shot and pills for Chlamydia but he hasn't, I had this done a couple hours ago and just had sex should I worry?
Dr. Ronald Sherman
Infectious Disease 40 years experience
Yes, & so should he!: Treatment may be quick & simple, but it may take several days before all the germs die. After treatment, you remain potentially infectious for up ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
I gave oral sex to my boyfriend a couple days after taking meds for chlamydia. do i need to be tested and treated again since i wasnt fully cured?
Dr. Jodi Ritsch
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Yes retest: A test about 2 weeks after treatment is always recommended to make sure the chlamydia is gone. Also any sexual partners you have had recently should ... Read More
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Last updated Jul 18, 2020

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