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How long after getting chlamydia will we need condoms?

How long after getting chlamydia will we need condoms?

Both are treated: You should use condoms or avoid sex until both you and your partner have completed treatment. Continued use of condoms will decrease your chances of contracting sexually transmitted diseases, including hiv, and is encouraged. ...Read more

Chlamydia (Definition)

Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more


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How long after sex do you need to wait before getting tested for std's?

How long after sex do you  need to wait before getting tested for std's?

Don't wait: You can get examined and get base line tests immediately. You will then need follow up tests to see what if anything has changed. Not every std shows up right away on testing. Knowing which std you are looking for can help, but most people want to be tested for "everything". Repeat follow up testing is necessary. Start now. ...Read more

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How long will you have to wait to get tested for STDs after the initial sex?

How long will you have to wait to get tested for STDs after the initial sex?

Variable: Gonnorhea or chlamydia can be urine tested after 2-3 days, syphilis or hpv when sore or lesion develops, can be weeks, blood tests take time because there have to be organism or antibodies develop, i.E hiv/aids or syphilis. Early tests can give both false positive & false negative results. Later testing much more reliable. ...Read more

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How long after getting off antibiotics from PID can I continue to have sex ?

How long after getting off antibiotics from PID can I continue to have sex ?

Prob OK any time now: Any time after antibiotics have been completed and symptoms cleared up. If still with a male partner you had before the diagnosis, no sex with him until and unless he has been treated. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait until intercourse after being treated for bacteria vaginosis?

How long do I have to wait until intercourse after being treated for bacteria vaginosis?

Post STD Treatment: It is usually thought that about 48 hours after you complete your treatment you are no longer contagious. This is a good guide i believe. ...Read more

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How long after you give birth can you masturbate?

How long after you give birth can you masturbate?

Post delivery life: There would be no restrictions on this unless you feel pain instead of pleasure when stimulating your clitoris. ...Read more

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After unprotected sex, how long do you need to wait to get tested?

After unprotected sex, how long do you need to wait to get tested?

Most women: Test about 14 days later if they are using a standard home pregnancy test - early response tests can be done sooner. ...Read more

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How long after having chlamydia can you get pregnant?

How long after having chlamydia can you get pregnant?

No association: You can get pregnant while you have chlamydia. In fact, it's probably not unusual to get both at the same time. ...Read more

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How long after giving birth can you have sex again?

How long after giving birth can you have sex again?

Supposed to weight 5: -6 weeks so the cervix is closed and the uterus has involuted to normal size, sometimes depending on what happened at delivery u need to wait longer, but ask your OB and go by what they tell you. ...Read more

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How long to wait after 8w preg. Natural misscarriage to have intercourse? How long till we can try again?

How long to wait after 8w preg. Natural misscarriage to have intercourse? How long till we can try again?

Right away: There's not data to show that trying to conceive after a miscarriage causing harm or increased risk for second miscarriage. Most women like to wait a cycle to see their hormones and cycle working normally, but that's not necessary. It's whatever is comfortable for each woman. Miscarriages are difficult and every woman heals differently, so i typically tell my patients to find the answer for them. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait after giving birth vaginally, to have sex again?

How long do I have to wait after giving birth vaginally, to have sex again?

Once in the mood and: If you are healthy, had a normal pregnancy, normal delivery , normal postpartum course and your lochia is minimal or negligible, there is no contraindication to "having sex" whenever you and your partner are in the mood. ...Read more

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How long after being treated for chlamydia can you try to get pregnant?

How long after being treated for chlamydia can you try to get pregnant?

Depends on treatment: If treated with a single dose of azithromycin, you can safely conceive immediately. Azithro is not believed to be at all toxic to an embryo. If treated with doxycycline for a week, it would be best to avoid conception until 2-3 days after your last dose, so the antibiotic is entirely gone. Doxy isn't necessarily toxic to an embryo, but it might be; better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait to have intercourse after you take the chlamydia anti biotic?

How long do you have to wait to have intercourse after you take the chlamydia anti biotic?

Depends: The most important thing is that you do not have sex until both you and your partner are treated. Otherwise, you just keep giving it back and forth to each other. ...Read more

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How long will you have to wait after sex/sex related things to get a STD test?

How long will you have to wait after sex/sex related things to get a STD test?

Variable: Gonnorhea or chlamydia can be urine tested after 2-3 days, syphilis or hpv when sore or lesion develops, can be weeks, blood tests take time because there have to be organism or antibodies develop, i.E hiv/aids or syphilis. Early tests can give both false positive & false negative results. Later testing much more reliable. ...Read more

Condoms (Definition)

These are mostly closed end tubes of latex and occasionally other materials to cover the penis during intercourse and prevent pregnancy and disease transmission. A wise person uses them when the history of their partner is unknown. There are some available for women's use ...Read more


Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

A sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or ...Read more