The Bronx, NY
A male asked:
I was tested positive for chlamydia last year and got rid of it! i never had a full test though. would i know if i had it by now?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Probably yes, but...: If you had symptoms at the time (usually a discharge from the penis, with or without mild discomfort urinating), and they have cleared up, probably you were cured. However, the treatments are not perfect, and everybody with chlamydia is recommended to have a follow-up lab test (urethral swab or urine) 3-6 months after treatment. Contact your doctor or clinic to arrange for testing. Good luck!
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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