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Can clamydia be dormant for 8 months and then become active and be givin to some one else?


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replied June 24th, 2010
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Answer A13504
Hi, Welcome to eHealth forum!

STDs like gonorrhea and Chlamydia are also known as silent disease as they can present late. Hence it is possible not to give the infection to anyone for 8 months and then all of a sudden become infective. The other possibility is that the test done 8 months back was false negative and you had Chlamydia infection all the while.

Since a confirmed diagnosis cannot be given on net please discuss these possibilities with your gynecologist once. Hope this helps. Take care!



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