What Happens If You Don’T Wait 7 Days After Treatment For Chlamydia?

Does it really take 7 days to cure chlamydia?

It takes 7 days for the medicine to work in your body and cure Chlamydia infection.

If you have sex without a condom during the 7 days after taking the medicine, you could still pass the infection to your sex partners, even if you have no symptoms..

How do you know when Chlamydia is gone after treatment?

After taking antibiotics, people should be re-tested after three months to be sure the infection is cured. This is particularly important if you are unsure that your partner(s) obtained treatment. But testing should still take place even if your partner has been treated.

Do condoms stop chlamydia?

Condoms help. If you use condoms, the answer is yes. (Other types of birth control are great at preventing pregnancy but don’t help with STIs.) When used correctly, a condom cuts the chances of getting chlamydia or gonorrhea by more than half.

What happens if you don’t wait 7 days after treatment for gonorrhea?

If your treatment is a single dose of medicine, you should not have any sexual contact for 7 days after treatment so the medicine will have time to work. Having a gonorrhea infection that was cured does not protect you from getting it again.

How long after being treated for chlamydia can you be sexually active?

Get Treated:Chlamydia is easily curedwith antibiotics prescribed by a health care provider. Do not have sex until at least 7 days after you and your partner(s) finish all your medicine. This gives the medicine time to work and reduces your risk of getting infected again.

Can you still have chlamydia after being treated?

Chlamydial reinfections are very common—as many as 1 in 5 people will have a repeat infection with chlamydia within the first few months after they are treated for their initial infection.