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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

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

Chlamydia infection is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or no symptoms at all. In many patients without symptoms, chlamydial infections can spread upwards into the abdomen and cause serious complications due to scarring. Newborns can acquire chlamydial eye infection from birth ...Read more


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If I put a condum on to get oral sex and I was being treated for chlamydia is it possible for me to reinfect myself cause I still have a discharge ?

If I put a condum on to get oral sex and I was being treated for chlamydia is it possible for me to reinfect myself cause I still have a discharge ?

Spit in the face: Well, thank you for using that condom! I'd never spit in the face of good sense. However, keep in mind that stuff can leak around the other end-- but for your partner to get it that way is probably a long shot.As for you,if you are still being treated as directed then those secretions have been treated as well.Let's hope you're taking the right antibiotic; like, is it just Chlamydia down there??? ...Read more

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I put a condum on before we had sexual intercourse and I was being treated for chlamydia for 3 day at the same time I had sex so can I reinfect myself?

I put a condum on before we had sexual intercourse and I was being treated for chlamydia for 3 day at the same time I had sex so can I reinfect myself?

Chlamydia: Yes, reinfection is possible if your partner is also carrying the disease and was not treated. Condoms greatly reduce chance of infection, but are not 100% effective. It is essential that you and your partner are both treated. ...Read more

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I got treated for chlamydia with 2 500mg azithromycin tabs and had sex with a condum 3 days later. Is it possible that I am infected again?

I got treated for chlamydia with 2 500mg azithromycin tabs and had sex with a condum 3 days later. Is it possible that I am infected again?

Reexposure: Yes, if any exposure to chlamydia occurred before the condom was correctly applied. Both infected partners must be treated. Condoms should be used with every sexual contact to prevent infection. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a person to get chlamydia?

How long does it take for a person to get chlamydia?

7-21 days: See http://www.Std-gov.Org/stds/chlamydia.Htm for thorough information and photos. ...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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If you leave an IUD in too long can you get chlamydia?

If you leave an IUD in too long can you get chlamydia?

You can...: Only get chlamydia by having sex with someone who has chlamydia. The iud only contributes to the equation if it allows someone to stop using condoms for birth control, which then leads to the chlamydia infection. No condom=unprotected and more likely to catch diseases. Good luck! ...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


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