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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
You can't: Unfortunately, there is no way to determine if the infection has affected your tubes. If your tubes were completely blocked or heavily damaged, an X-ray test called a hysterosalpinogogram will show it. However, much of the tubal disease from Chlamydia is microscopic or minimal and cannot be easily seen. Chlamydia is very common and we end up seeing tubal damage only infrequently. I hope your ok! ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How rare can chlamydia effect your fertility if you had it twice but got treated and never developed pid? I had it not sure how long then for 3 months
Sporadic: There is no sure timeline for assuring fertility after chlamydia. It may not have been present before the infection/s. The germ likes to live in the Fallopian tubes where it can cause scarring we cannot predict whether it goes there during an infection or not. If your tubes are blocked (they can test it) or scarred, you can have a successful pregnancy with the aid of a fertility center. ...Read more
I hv a retroverted uterus and had chlamydia. Can i be pregnant? Will this affect my fertility? How long does take for chlamydia to affect fertility?
It can be : Assymptomatic in males and females.Get a more detailed answer ›
Definitely: If you are sexually active with numerous partners or an infected one you can acquire the infection and not know it. If concerned see your gyn and be checked out. ...Read more
Depends: There are several medicine that are active against chlamydia. Azithromycin is the more popular one and it last in your body 10 days that's why it can be given as a single dose treatment. The others are less longer acting and can vary from anywhere from 6 to 24 hours from the last dose you took. ...Read more
It depends on: The severity of the infection. If you are not feeling better in 72 hours. Call your doctor. ...Read more
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