How Long Does Chlamydia Last?

Do you have chlamydia for life?

Nope.

Chlamydia is easily cured with antibiotics.

Chlamydia is a bacterial infection (like strep throat or an ear infection), which means that once you’ve been treated and tested negative for it (to make sure the antibiotics worked), it’s gone..

How do you know if 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.

Can Chlamydia come back on its own?

For those who have been treated for chlamydia, it’s probably not time to freak out just yet. Reemergence is rare, and when chlamydia does come back, it’s still treatable. But if they do wind up with a repeat case, it might not be time to blame your partner for cheating just yet.

How long does pain from chlamydia last?

Effects of chlamydia treatment Generally, most symptoms should resolve completely within 2–4 weeks. If any symptoms persist, such as pelvic pain or pain during sex, please return to the clinic as further treatment or investigations may be necessary.