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How long can you have chlamydia before your fertility hide away?

How long can you have chlamydia before your fertility hide away?

# of Infections: The number of chlamydia infections is probably more important to risk of infertility. After 3 or more then the risk is over 75%. If you suspect any std then you need prompt attention because untreated infection does cause more damage. The worse case is to develop an abscess in the pelvic organs which requires hospitalization. ...Read more

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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 can an untreated STD last before you turn infertile?

How long can an untreated STD last before you turn infertile?

Need to be treated : The longer you have an untreated std and the higher the number of episodes of std he higher the chances of infertility, mainly blockage of the fallopian tubes. The chances of blocked tube is ~ 12% after one pelvic infection, 23% after 2 and 53% after 3. Antibiotics treatment and the use of condoms as well as bcp is highly recommended. ...Read more

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How long after your ministration you can get pregnant?

How long after your ministration you can get pregnant?

Usually 12-14 days : In a typical 28 day cycle the peak fertility is between 12-14 days. Generally speaking pregnancy occurs before ovulation. This occurs 14 days before a period starts and is predictable. The timing of ovulation is the related to the frequency of the period. If it is 28 days then ovulation is typical on day 14. If 25 days then on or before day 11. Conversely, if a 35 day cycle then day 21 or so. ...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 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 can you go without testing positive for chlamydia if you have the disease?

How long can you go without testing positive for chlamydia if you have the disease?

Unfortunately years: Chlamydia can actually be present, cause pelvic infections, sterility, and adhesive disease...Years before it's discovered. This is why we screen all women yearly in their reproductive years to hopefully catch it before it causes damage. Good question. ...Read more

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How long will you have to wait to interact with people after getting rid of head lice?

How long will you have to wait to interact with people after getting rid of head lice?

No Nit standard: The national pediculosis association (npa) recommends “no-nit” standards. This means that a child would meet reentry standards for schools, daycare, etc when they no longer have lice, nits or egg cases on their head/ in hair. Just to let you know – this is controversial. ...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 can cervicitis go untreated before you become infertile?

How long can cervicitis go untreated before you become infertile?

Varies: Cervicitis is not a specific diagnosis.It can arise from infections like gonorrhea and chlamydia & non-infectious process also. If the germ is aggressive and enters the Fallopian tubes, it may produce scarring early on or never at all. Condom use decreases but does not prevent all possible infections.The sooner a STI is suspected, evaluated and treated, the more likely you are to preserve fertilit ...Read more

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How long can sperm live if you have pcos and hpv?

How long can sperm live if you have pcos and hpv?

Neither condition : Affects the life cycle of sperm. If you mean how long they can live in your body, it's up to 72 hours or so, but variable depending upon you and the provider of the sperm. ...Read more

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How long will you have to have chlamydia to become infertile?

How long will you have to have chlamydia to become infertile?

Variable: There are rare cases of chlamydia epididymitis leading to sterility in men after 6 to 8 weeks without treatment. It is variable. ...Read more

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I am trying to find out how long Trichomonas can stay dormant? And if you can go years without symptoms?

I am trying to find out how long Trichomonas can stay dormant?  And if you can go years without symptoms?

Basically yes.: it also is a FREE LIVING organism. So, swamp water, toilet seats, other non-std origins of infection possible but not as common as from intercourse ...Read more

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How long do you have chlamydia before becoming infertile?

How long do you have chlamydia before becoming infertile?

Depends: some people never become infertile even with chlamydia. depending on the severity some people with chlamydia will become infertile. everyone is different ...Read more

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How long can u have chlamydia before you have symptoms?

How long can u have chlamydia before you have symptoms?

Silent STD: Chlamydia sxs (if you have them) usually occur 1 to 3 weeks after exposure. It is considered a silent std which means you could have it for a long time and not know it. ...Read more

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If you get infected with chlamydia, how long can it affect me?

If you get infected with chlamydia, how long can it affect me?

Silent STD: Chlamydia can be a silent std which means that you may not have symptoms (even though it is damaging your body). ...Read more

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How long does trich have to have been in. Your body before you see symptoms?

How long does trich have to have been in. Your body before you see symptoms?

No symptoms: Trichimonas is a sexually transmitted disease. A large percentage of patients do not have any symptoms. It is important that you and your sexual partners receive proper treatment. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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How long before you can go swimming after you have a yeast infection?

How long before you can go swimming after you have a yeast infection?

Soon: As long as the infection is treated completely with oral or vaginal medication, it is ok to go swimming. But, get out of your wet bathing suit right after swimming. Sitting around in a wet bathing suit can lead to recurrent infection. ...Read more

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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


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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more