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will i be sterile or infertile after treatment?

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Hi,

I was infected with chlamydia twice before but I was treated immediately and have completely eradicated the disease. However, I am very concerned that I might be sterile or infertile. Is that the case only if i was infected and not treated for a long time? or is that still possible even though I treated immediately?


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replied August 30th, 2012
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Answer A38247
Hello,

Welcome to ehealthforum and thanks for writing

Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection but even if infected once it does not provide immunity and repeated infection can occur. But if is treated at an early stage then the prognosis is very good and long term complications are preventable. Infertility usually occurs when the person remains untreated for long. The possibility of infertility seems to be remote in your case as you have explained that you were diagnosed at an early stage.

Relax and get the test done after intervals to rule out the disease completely.

Take care!


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