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After taking the 2 pills to cure chlamydia how long does it take to fully work?

After taking the 2 pills to cure chlamydia how long does it take to fully work?

Give it 7 days: Per cdc sexually transmitted disease treatment guidelines : “persons treated for chlamydia should be instructed to abstain from sexual intercourse for 7 days after single-dose therapy or until completion of a 7-day regimen. Http://www. Cdc. Gov/std/treatment/2010/chlamydial-infections. Htm. ...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 does it take for the chlamydia tablet to work in your system?

You need to: Complete treatment and wait for at least 7 days for the medication to be fully effective and for you to have sex. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the antibiotics to work for chlamydia 2-3 days?

How long does it take for the antibiotics to work for chlamydia 2-3 days?

You Need to wait: At least 7 days after start of treatment (or wait until completion of treatment if that period is longer) before you can have sexual activity. ...Read more

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My girlfriend is pregnant and she was recently given pills tuesday for a chlamydia infection how long does it take for it to cure completely?

My girlfriend is pregnant and she was recently given pills tuesday for a chlamydia infection how long does it take for it to cure completely?

1-2 weeks: Baby may suffer blindness and pneumonia if both parents are not treated. I prefer two weeks to make sure compliance is not an issue. ...Read more

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I was treated for chlamydia and gonorrhea. How long does it take for the treatments to work?

I was treated for chlamydia and gonorrhea. How long does it take for the treatments to work?

7-10 days: The standard treatments clear the infection in 1-2 days, but symptoms take longer to clear up. Discharge or painful urination usuallly start improving within 2 days, can take 7-10 days to be gone entirely. If things aren't clearing up this soon, return to your doctor to be rechecked. Don't resume sex until at least 7 days have passed, all symptoms are gone, and your partner (s) have been treated. ...Read more

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Can I take doxycycline hyclate 100mg, once a day for ten days to cure chlamydia? I only have 10 pills. Or by taking it twice a day for 5 days work faster

Can I take doxycycline hyclate 100mg, once a day for ten days to cure chlamydia? I only have 10 pills. Or by taking it twice a day for 5 days work faster

Seven days: The recommended treatment is twice daily for seven days. If you only have 10 pills, take one tablet twice a day until gone. You should also be checked for gonorrhea, HIV and syphilis, if you haven't been tested already, and you should notify anyone that you've had unprotected sex with that they should get tested also. ...Read more

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If I take azithromycin 500mg 1 pill on saturday (3rd) and the other pill on the next monday (5th), do they still work to clear infection for chlamydia?

If I take azithromycin 500mg 1 pill on saturday (3rd) and the other pill on the next monday (5th), do they still work to clear infection for chlamydia?

Possibly: The standard recommended treatment for chlamydia using Azithromycin would be a single dose (not divided) of 1, 000mg. Retesting for eradication is not usually done unless there are persistent or recurrent symptoms or deviation from recommended treatment. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chlamydia to go away after being treated?

How long does it take for chlamydia to go away after being treated?

About 7 days: It takes 7 days after the treatment to be cured and you can resume sex, as long as both partners are treated. Otherwise the recurrences may happen. ...Read more

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HOW long does it tAke foR chLamydia to cause cervicitis?

HOW long does it tAke foR chLamydia to cause cervicitis?

Within a few days: STD's can show up within s few days to weeks. Cervix iris is PID, a complicTion quite serious. Treat promptly as can cause infertility ...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 it take for chlamydia to make a female infertile?

How long does it take for chlamydia to make a female infertile?

Chlamydia Testing: Prevention and annual gc/chlamydia screening are important consideration for any sexually active woman wanting to preserve fertility. The majority of women I see with blocked fallopian tubes never were aware that they had a prior infection as evidenced by blood testing for antibodies. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chlamydia to go away after treatment?

How long does it take for chlamydia to go away after treatment?

How long till cure: After treatment for chlamydia, either a single dose or a seven day course you need to abstain from sex for at least 7 days. This is the best way to prevent giving the infection back to your partner. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chlamydia to go away once you start treatment?

How long does it take for chlamydia to go away once you start treatment?

2 weeks: You will probably still test positive for a couple of weeks after taking antibiotics. But your symptoms should improve more rapidly than that. Azithromycin and Doxycycline are both highly effective at curing chlamydia, but we still recommend a follow up test in three months due to the risk of reinfection. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chlamydia to cause infertility, I have had it since august and it is now november?

How long does it take for chlamydia to cause infertility, I have had it since august and it is now november?

Unpredictable: You are correct that chlamydia can cause infertility by scarring down the fallopian tubes. In most cases though it will not. Which cases will cause infertility and which will not is unpredictable. The key is to take care of yourself, get treated and protect yourself to avoid catching it again in the future. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chlamydia to turn into p.I.D? I've had chlamydia before when I was pregnant at age 17.

How long does it take for chlamydia to turn into p.I.D? I've had chlamydia before when I was pregnant at age 17.

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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How long does it take for chlamydia to damage the reproductive system to the point where the woman cannot have children in the future?

How long does it take for chlamydia to damage the reproductive system to the point where the woman cannot have children in the future?

Hard to say: It may begin to do so with the first infection in the first days or it may never cause any reproductive issues. Those who go undetected and untreated for the longest have the highest risk as do those who have repeated episodes. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chlamydia start scarring the uterus?

How long does it take for chlamydia start scarring the uterus?

Variable amount of t: Time, but it takes a while, if you have chlamydia and it is treated in a timely fashion and then you have a test of cure neg culture after that it should not scar or cause adhesions in the uterus or fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chlamydia to show up? After intercourse.

Days: There aren't necessarily symptoms, so you should get checked if you had unprotected sex, use protection in the future. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chlamydia infections to cause infertility in women?

How long does it take for chlamydia infections to cause infertility in women?

Not always: One episode of this infection, diagnosed and treated early is not likely to cause infertility. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chlamydia to cause pelvic inflammatory disease?

How long does it take for chlamydia to cause pelvic inflammatory disease?

14 days: Most chlamydia infections do not cause any symptoms. Pelvic inflammatory disease usually occurs 7-21 days after exposure if it occurs. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chlamydia to fully clear up with 1 gram of azithromycin?

How long does it take for chlamydia to fully clear up with 1 gram of azithromycin?

Treatment: The drip caused by chlamydia clears up in 2-3 days. But burning may persist. One is definitely cured after two weeks. Remember, it is important that your partner be treated at the same time. ...Read more

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After taking azithromycin how long does it take for chlamydia to clear up for a follow up test to show negative?

Azithromycin...: ...kills chlamydia within a couple of days. However, it can take up to 3 weeks for testing to become negative. Do not get tested sooner than 3 weeks; the test result could be misleading. ...Read more

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How long does it take for chlamydia/pid to scar a woman's uterus?

How long does it take for chlamydia/pid to scar a woman's uterus?

PID and STDs: Chlamydia/gonorrhea are two sexually transmitted bacterial infections that can result in pid if not treated. Chlamydia causes tube injury at a slower rate than gonorrhea. Nonetheless, any patient who thinks she may have been infected should seek testing. Testing is easy to perform and painless. Pid may lead to infertility, chronic pelvic pain or tubal pregnancy. Remember, protection= safe sex! ...Read more

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How long does it take for chlamydia symptoms in throat to appear if I've given or received oral sex or have had vaginal sex with an infected person?

How long does it take for chlamydia symptoms in throat to appear if I've given or received oral sex or have had vaginal sex with an infected person?

Chlamydia & throats: Chlamydia in the throat is often symptom free. But in general chlamydia signs show up on day three to five. ...Especially in the penis. ...Read more

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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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