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How Long To Treat Chlamydia
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
If I had chlamydia twice not sure how long but not treated does that mean I won't be able to have kids ?
Maybe,maybe not: You may have had little effect or lots.Early treatment always improves your ability to reduce damage.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. Time will tell. Discuss it with your obgyn for specific risks based on your own exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 long term partners have given me chlamydia, all 3 times I was treated early. Am I still able to have more children?
7-10 days: Probably you are referring to azithromycin. A single 1 gram dose (=2x500mg) is standard treatent for chlamydia. It works so well because it's very long acting: the azithromycin will remain in your system for 7-10 days. Make sure partner(s) also treated. Talk to your doctor about retesting, recommended routinely after about 3 months, to detect rare treatment failure and occasional reinfection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My girlfriend had chlamydia 3 years ago not sure how long and again for 3 months but got it treated can she still have babies ?
Maybe: This germ can strike the sensitive areas within your Fallopian tubes and make your chance of natural conception less likely. It also increases chance of a dangerous tubal pregnancy. Your obgyn can do some testing to see if these have been effected. If they have, and you still have healthy ovaries, you could have kids using the assistance of ivf to bypass the problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was diagnosed with chlamydia and i was treated for it i no longer have it me and my mate are trying to have a baby but nothing happens?
Likely unrelated but: As long as the chlamydia was quickly caught and treated, it should not be a complicating factor. However, having it signals there could be other complications and risks. If it was a simple case though the cause for infertility may lie elsewhere. Talk to your physician. A thorough history will usually find the issue, and it may be treatable. ...Read more
3 years ago my gf had chlamydia doesn't know how long she had it and second time for 3 months they were both treated can she still have babies?
See other replies: Unless there is a very unlikely coincidence, your partner asked the same question, twice. See those replies. ...Read more
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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