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how meny years can you have chlamydia

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how meny years can you have chlamydia
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 4 years ago.

Mysticdoc :

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Mysticdoc :

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Mysticdoc :

Thanks for your question.

Mysticdoc :

Chlamydia can remain for long time in men without symptoms.

Mysticdoc :

Sometimes, this can cause symptoms like burning during urination.

Mysticdoc :

Usually chlamydia can remain for 1-2 yrs since contracting it.

Mysticdoc :

The treatment of chlamydia is with azithromycin 1 gram single dose.

Mysticdoc :

Besides chlamydia, other bacteria also can cause similar symptoms.

Mysticdoc :

They can be treated with antibiotics as well.

Mysticdoc :

Prostatitis or inflammation of prostate gland is another possibility.

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Expert:  Dr Basu replied 4 years ago.
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