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How long can chlamydia go undetected?

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Dr. Christopher Powers
Obstetrics & Gynecology
10 doctors agree

In brief: Indefinitely

Although it can infect the cervix causing chronic cervicitis for years, can also ascend into the endometrial (uterine) cavity and out through the tubes causing severe pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) which may hospitalize you and could certainly leave you sterile.
That is why it is recommended that all young women, and those at risk, be screened annually.

In brief: Indefinitely

Although it can infect the cervix causing chronic cervicitis for years, can also ascend into the endometrial (uterine) cavity and out through the tubes causing severe pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) which may hospitalize you and could certainly leave you sterile.
That is why it is recommended that all young women, and those at risk, be screened annually.
Dr. Christopher Powers
Dr. Christopher Powers
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4 doctors agree

In brief: Forever

Chlamydia or ngu can be sub clinical or undetectable for many years.
Especially on a woman.

In brief: Forever

Chlamydia or ngu can be sub clinical or undetectable for many years.
Especially on a woman.
Dr. Richard Levin
Dr. Richard Levin
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