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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

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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

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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?

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

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Please tell me how long it takes for to get rid of chlamydia?

Please tell me how long it takes for to get rid of chlamydia?

Whether you take: Single dose treatment or a 7 day course of antibiotics - you should not have sex for a full 7 days (as you may infect a partner). ...Read more

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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 after having unprotected sex should I wait to get a chlamydia test?

One week: You are playing russian roulette if you are not using protection! if you suspect chlamydia you should test for everything and be more careful! ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait before I get tested for chlamydia, gonnorhea, and syphilis?

How long do I have to wait before I get tested for chlamydia, gonnorhea, and syphilis?

2-3 days to 6 weeks: Chlamydia and gonorrhea testing is valid any time more than 2-3 days after the last exposre. Syphilis blood tests take 4-6 weeks to become positive. ...Read more

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Im 19. Had chlamydia (unsure how long i had it be4 treated). Will this affect my fertility? How to get checked?

Im 19. Had chlamydia (unsure how long i had it be4 treated). Will this affect my fertility? How to get checked?

There can be,depends: The germ can travel up into your fallopian tubes and cause inflammation ; scaring that might prevent a natural pregnancy or place you at risk of a tubal pregnancy in the future. Early recognition and treatment with antibiotics may limit the damage.Your obgyn can explain the limitations of tests available to study the effect on your system. ...Read more

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Is there any way of finding out if someone has had chlamydia for long enough to not be able to get pregnant anymore? If so, how?

Is there any way of finding out if someone has had chlamydia for long enough to not be able to get pregnant anymore? If so, how?

Hysterosalpingogram: The concern with chlamydia is that the infection can scar the fallopian tubes, making it impossible for the egg and sperm to meet. Risk of a tubal pregnancy is increased. To check if the tubes are open or scarred, the test we do is called a hysterosalpingogram. Dye is injected through the cervix and the shape of the tubes and spillage of dye is noted. ...Read more

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How long should I wait after treatment 2 get retested 4 chlamydia again? I took the 1 dose azithromycilin. I'm concerned an wanna know if all is good

3 weeks: I usually recommend retesting in 3 weeks after treatment. You should not have intercourse until you and your partner test negative. If your symptomatic you should return to your physician asap. ...Read more

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I had chlamydia twice first time was 2012 not sure how long I had it an 2nd time was for 2 months but I got them both treated can I still get pregnant?

I had chlamydia twice first time was 2012 not sure how long I had it an 2nd time was for 2 months but I got them both treated can I still get pregnant?

Probably no problem: Chlamydia can cause infertility due to blocked Fallopian tubes, sometimes with no symptoms of abdominal pain etc. And repeat infections increase the risk. OTOH, throughout human history, long before chlamydia was discovered, many women were infected, often repeatedly -- and the human race had no trouble reproducing itself. In other words, the chance of a problem is low. No worries! ...Read more

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How long to get gc and chlamydia test results?

Varies: Both tests are usually done by dna analysis and the test can be completed in one day. However the lab may not run the test every day. So it depends on how long it takes the specimen to get to the lab, how often the lab runs the test, and how long it takes your doctor to get in touch with you. Ideally, you should know the day after you provide the sample. ...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


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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

A common sexually transmitted infection that ...Read more