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How long for sure does it take to cure chlamydia after treatment ?

How long for sure does it take to cure chlamydia after treatment ?

Depends: Zithromax will make you contagion free after 48 hours. Doxycycline is seven to nine days given that the treatment lasts one week. ...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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How long does it take for azithromycin to cure chlamydia ?

How long does it take for azithromycin to cure chlamydia ?

A couple of days: Chlamydial genital infection is the most frequently reported infectious disease in the United States, and prevalence is highest in persons aged ?25 years. Recommended Regimens Azithromycin 1 g orally in a single dose OR Doxycycline 100 mg orally twice a day for 7 days ...Read more

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How long does it take for zithromax to cure chlamydia and does it also cure pelvic inflammatory disease?

How long does it take for zithromax to cure chlamydia and does it also cure pelvic inflammatory disease?

Two weeks: Most providers recommend avoiding intercourse for two weeks after treatment followed by a rest to make sure the infection has resolved. Zithromax can be used as part of the treatment for PID along with other medications. ...Read more

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I took the 1 gram powder to cure Chlamydia immediately. How long does it take to cure it and how long do I have to wait to have sex ? Condom and unpro

I took the 1 gram powder to cure Chlamydia immediately. How long does it take to cure it and how long do I have to wait to have sex ? Condom and unpro

Azithromycin: You were treated with azithromycin (Zithromax®). You should avoid sex for a week, but if sex is inevitable, for sure use a condom. Your sex partner(s) must be treated. You should be retested for chlamydia after 3-4 months. ...Read more

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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

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How long could azithromycin take to cure chlamydia?

How long could azithromycin take to cure chlamydia?

1 - 2 weeks: Chlamydia should be cured one week after you take your medication. You should be re-tested two weeks after you take your medicine to make sure that you no longer have an infection. Your partner should treated at the same time. Do not have intercourse until both of you have been retested and are free of the infection. ...Read more

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How long does it take for azithromycin 1gram powder to cure chlamydia fully ? And does the symptoms go away ?

How long does it take for azithromycin 1gram powder to cure chlamydia fully ? And does the symptoms go away ?

4 days: Symptoms should improve after 24 - 48 hours. All sexual partners must also be treated, otherwise you either get reinfected, or partner/ex-partner may pass it on to someone else. ...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