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

See below. It probably takes a few days for all the chlamydia to be killed by the zithromax. It would not be enough to treat pid, however. You would need to take antibiotics that cover gram positive and gram negative and anaerobic bacteria. Read more...
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...

Can you tell if you had pelvic inflammatory disease from having chlamydia? If so, how long do u have to have PID to cause damage?

Uncertain. Chlamydia is the most common cause of PID, but most chlamydial infections don't result in PID. There are no data on duration of PID and permantent tubal damage, but the longer infection is present without treatment, probably the greater the risk of permanent damage. Also, second and later chlamydial infections often cause more damage than first infections. Read more...

How long will you have to have chlamydia to develop pelvic inflammatory disease?

Chlamydia and PID. The longer you have chlamydia without treatment, the more likely you can have pid. Chlamydia acts by migrating from the cervix to the fallopian tubes so it takes some time. If you use birth control pills, it may take a bit longer. Still, you can't know truly whether there is any effect until you have some testing to confirm the tubes are open after being treated. Read more...

How long do you have to have chlamydia to develop pelvic inflammatory disease pid?

Unknown. There is no magic number. It all depends on your body and your immunity. If your immunity is low the disease can reek havoc. If it is high it will keep the progression of the disease in check. Read more...

Could chlamydia or PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) cause infertility and scarring?

PID. If untreated 10 to 15% of women with chlamydia may develop pelvic inflammatory disease (pid). Pid may start developing within weeks to months of infection. Or it may take longer in others. This can damage the fallopian tubes ; uterus ; result in infertility, ectopic pregnancy ; chronic pelvic pain. Read more...

Is pelvic inflammatory disease always from chlamydia or gonorrhoea? Can severe stress can also cause it?

Other bugs. There are other infections that cause pid besides gonorrhea and chlamydia. Mycoplasm, tuberculosis, and vaginal streptococcus infections can cause this too. The overwhelming majority though are caused by sexually transmitted infections of chlamydia. Gonorrhea is the next most common. The other causes are much less common. Stress is unrelated as these are caused by an infection from an organism. Read more...

Help can chlamydia or PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) cause infertility and scarring?

There can be,depends. The germs can travel up into your fallopian tubes and cause inflammation ; scarring 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 more...