Nope! Chlamydia is easily cured with antibiotics. Chlamydia is a bacterial infection (like strep throat or an ear infection), which means that once youve been treated and tested negative for it (to make sure the antibiotics worked), its gone.
Can you have chlamydia for 2 years?
An untreated chlamydia infection can persist for several years. Although this goes for both men and women, it is believed that men are less likely to carry the bacteria for several years. If you remain infected for a long time you have an increased risk of complications.
Can chlamydia show up 3 years later?
The majority of people who have chlamydia dont experience any symptoms at all. And even if you do have symptoms, they may not show up for anywhere from 1 week to 3 or more months after the infections been transmitted to you through sexual intercourse.
Is it bad to have chlamydia twice?
Its possible to have chlamydia more than once. To prevent reoccurrence or reinfection, finish your full course of antibiotic treatment, and talk with your sexual partner(s) about getting tested and treated for chlamydia, too.