Can you tell how long you’ve had chlamydia?
Is it possible to tell how long I’ve had chlamydia.
Not usually, because chlamydia often doesn’t cause any symptoms.
This means you can have the infection without knowing — you could have had it for months or even years.
Depending on how many people you’ve had sex with, it can be hard to trace it to one person..
Can Chlamydia symptoms go away and come back?
Most people who have chlamydia don’t notice any symptoms. For some people they don’t develop until many months later. Sometimes the symptoms can disappear after a few days. Even if the symptoms disappear you may still have the infection and be able to pass it on.
Can STD symptoms come and go?
Symptoms can develop within a few days or weeks, but sometimes they do not appear until months or even years later. Often there are few or no symptoms and you may not know you have an STI. If there’s any chance you have an STI, go to a sexual health clinic or GP for a free and confidential check-up.
Can Chlamydia lie dormant for years?
Chlamydia can lie dormant in the body for many years causing a low grade infection without symptoms. It could potentially flare up to cause a symptomatic infection, especially if there is an alteration in the persons immune system, such as a severe cold or flu, cancer or some other severe illness.
How long does chlamydia last?
You may need up to 2 weeks for an antibiotic to fully clear the infection and stop seeing symptoms. Antibiotics may not work if you don’t take the entire prescribed dose. This can also cause the infectious bacteria to become resistant to the medication, making them harder to treat.
Does chlamydia mean your partner cheated?
If you become infected, it may not mean your partner cheated It’s one thing to learn you have a sexually transmitted disease (STD).