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Which questions should I ask my doctor about chlamydia?

Review the following questions about chlamydia so you're prepared to discuss this important health issue with your healthcare professional:
  • If chlamydia is often without symptoms, how do I know if I have been infected?
  • If I don't treat chlamydia, what will happen?
  • Which treatments are available?
  • What should I tell my partner?
  • How long should I abstain from sex after treatment begins?
  • What are the symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease?
  • Is it possible I am infected with gonorrhea as well?
  • Is chlamydia transmitted by sexual intercourse only?
  • Do I need to be retested after treatment to be sure I am cured?

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