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How long does chlamydia take to make you infertile?

How long does chlamydia take to make you infertile?

It differs: There is no definitive time period associated with infertility from infections, but generally it is with chronic infections that continue to occur and affect a persons fertility over quite some time (many months to years). It is rare for a few infections, adequately treated to cause fertility issues. This does however underscore the importance to always practice safe sex. Best wishes. ...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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Would 2 chlamydia infections make me infirtile?

Would 2 chlamydia infections make me infirtile?

Possibly: It implies that you are putting yourself, or your partner is, for other sexually transmissible diseases. ...Read more

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If someone has chlamydia and gets an abortion is there a risk of being left infirtile? If so is there anything that can be done to prevent it?

If someone has chlamydia and gets an abortion is there a risk of being left infirtile? If so is there anything that can be done to prevent it?

Chlamydia: Having a history of chlamydia will increase your chances of being infertile in the future due to the possibility of tubal disease. You will most likely benefit from a special x-ray of your tubes (hsg) in the future to ensure they haven't been harmed. ...Read more

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How long does chlamydia take to cause infertility?

How long does chlamydia take to cause infertility?

No safe interval: There's no 'safe' time period, so if you are infected (or worry that you might be) you must treat right away. If female you may (or might not) already have suffered some damage; males rarely become infertile from chlamydia infection. ...Read more

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How long does chlamydia take to go away once taken antibiotics?

How long does chlamydia take to go away once taken antibiotics?

Chlamydia: Once you start on antibiotics, the chlamydia can resolve after 24-72 hrs. Take the full course. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chlamydia to cause pid?

How long does it take for chlamydia to cause pid?

that's very variable: Damage may start quickly in some females (weeks to months) and longer in others. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chlamydia to develop into pid?

How long does it take for chlamydia to develop into pid?

Pid: Chlamydia does not always progress into pid. Usually untreated std can eventually place one at risk for developing pid. This could several weeks and pelvic pain fever elevated WBC would be apparent ...Read more

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How long does the treatment for chlamydia take to cure it?

How long does the treatment for chlamydia take to cure it?

Here are some...: Bacteriologically, if sensitive, all chlamydia should be eradicated in 24 hours, but physiologically, its related inflammation may take 3-14 days or longer to subside reflecting personal health and immunity. So, if not improved as expected, seek re-evaluation for confirming diagnosis and assessing response of treatment so to refine the care as needed. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take chlamydia to cause pid?

How long is it supposed to it take chlamydia to cause pid?

Hard to say: It is well known that stds such as chlamydia, especially in long standing infections, can lead to pid; however, pid ranges from subclinical and asymptomatic to severe, so it is impossible to give a time line because 1) many patients don't even realize they have pid and 2) the progression will depend on host immune system function. If you are concerned, you can be checked for active disease. ...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

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


Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility is defined medically as the inability to conceive a baby after 12 months of ...Read more