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How do you treat chlamydia?

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If you have chlamydia, your doctor will prescribe oral antibiotics, usually azithromycin (Zithromax) or doxycycline. Your doctor will also recommend your partner(s) be treated to prevent reinfection and further spread of the disease.

With treatment, the infection should clear up in about a week or two. It is important to finish all of your antibiotics even if you feel better.

SOURCE: 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on August 21, 2020

SOURCE: 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Reviewed by Brunilda Nazario on August 21, 2020

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