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There are safe, effective treatments for chlamydia during pregnancy. It is much safer to take treatment than it is to stay infected. Both recommended treatments for chlamydia during pregnancy, azithromycin and amoxicillin, are medications that are regularly and safely used in newborns.

Untreated chlamydia during pregnancy can cause premature rupture of membranes or preterm labor. A baby born to a woman who has chlamydia at the time of delivery may have pneumonia, infection of the reproductive tract, or conjunctivitis.

Women treated for chlamydia during pregnancy should be retested three weeks after treatment, as well as three months after treatment. Women under 26 or with a new partner during pregnancy should also be tested in the third trimester to make sure they haven't been reinfected before delivery.

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Do vitamins affect chlamydia treatment?

Vitamins will not affect treatment for chlamydia. You can continue them.

Can having a period affect chlamydia treatment?

Having a period will not affect chlamydia treatment.

Does marijuana affect treatment for chlamydia and gonorrhea?

Marijuana does not affect treatment for chlamydia and gonorrhea.

Does alcohol or tobacco affect chlamydia treatment?

Alcohol and tobacco do not affect chlamydia treatment.

Will Ibuprofen affect chlamydia treatment?

No, you can take ibuprofen without affecting treatment of chlamydia.

Does promethazine affect chlamydia treatment with doxycycline?

No. It does not affect.

Can chlamydia cause blindness in a baby?

A baby infected with chlamydia during birth can have conjunctivitis which, if left untreated or inadequately treated, can affect vision. Prompt treatment will prevent complications from this infection.

Does second-hand smoke affect chlamydia treatment?

Second-hand smoke does not affect chlamydia treatment. This is true of both cigarette and marijuana smoke.

How can chlamydia affect your child?

Chlamydia can cause pneumonia and pink eye in the baby.

Can you transmit chlamydia to a baby?

Only at birth so get treatment.

Does metronidazole affect azithromycin treatment for chlamydia?

No. They are often used together for, say, trichomoniasis and chlamydia together.

Does treatment for bacterial vaginosis and chlamydia affect each other?

You can take treatment for bacterial vaginosis and chlamydia at the some time without drug interactions.

Does marijuana affect chlamydia treatment?

There are no known drug interactions between marijuana and the antibiotics used to treat chlamydia.

Does smoking affect chlamydia treatment?

You can smoke after taking medication for chlamydia. It will not affect the cure significantly, although smoking always affect the immune system's ability to fight infection.

Can you taste yourself while getting treated for chlamydia?

You can't reinfect yourself or affect your treatment if you taste yourself while getting treated for chlamydia. Masturbation and orgasm also don't affect how well treatment works.

What is the treatment for chlamydia in the throat?

The CDC reports in their 2010 Treatment Guidelines that there is no information about effective treatment for pharyngeal chlamydia (chlamydia in the throat).

What is the treatment for babies born with chlamydia?

A baby with chlamydial conjunctivitis or pneumonia due to Chlamydia trachomatis is treated with erythromycin. Because the effectiveness of treatment is only about 80%, retesting and possible retreatment should be done.A baby born with chlamydia can be cured easily, but some are not diagnosed for years after contracting the illness.

Can chlamydia affect future fertility in males?

Chlamydia can sometimes cause scarring in men that can lead to infertility. It can also affect the testicles directly, which can decrease the quality of the sperm; this problem will sometimes improve after chlamydia treatment. But most people who have chlamydia are able to conceive in the future.

How can chlamydia affect your eyes?

Chlamydia can affect your eyes in two ways. First, chlamydia can infect the mucous membranes of the eyes, causing conjunctivitis. If treatment is not effective and prompt, scarring may result. Second, untreated chlamydia can lead to Reiter's syndrome, which can cause uveitis.

If you have both syphilis and chlamydia can one treatment affect the other?

You can be treated for syphilis and chlamydia at the same time. The medications do not interact with each other.

Does treatment for a yeast infection cure chlamydia?

Treatment for thrush is an antifungal medication. Chlamydia is caused by bacteria. Treatment for thrush will not cure chlamydia. See your health care provider for effective diagnosis and treatment of chlamydia.

Can you get reinfected with chlamydia after treatment?

You can get chlamydia more than once. Treatment for chlamydia eliminates the disease, but you can catch it again immediately after treatment.Yes; you can be infected again with the bacteria after treatment.

How can using a condom affect you after chlamydia treatment?

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Can chlamydia affect your lips?

Chlamydia does not affect your lips. You can get chlamydia infection of the throat, though.

Does alcohol affect the accuracy of a chlamydia test?

Chlamydia does not affect the accuracy of a chlamydia test.