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Chlamydia - can it be symptom free for 6 years?


Is it possible to have no symptoms of Chlamydia for over 6 years?

The last time I had sex with anyone other than my current partner was 6 years ago.

We're trying for a baby and I'm paranoid that a sexual encounter from over 6 years ago may have given me something like Chlamydia.

Neither one of us have any symptoms, but then I understand it can be symptom free and still cause infertility

Any help and advise welcome.

To put this into
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No, 6 years would be impossible.
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Thank you for your reply, I really appreciate your time.
May I ask one final question:

Even if chlamydia caused PID, after 6 years there would be other more visible symptoms?

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You would be dead or in serious pain where you would not be at the computer but at the hospital.
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But why do people say it's symptom-less. Death an serious pain seem like pretty big symptoms.
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Yes it can be symptomless for 18 maybe 24 months but in that time frame can do damage inside.
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I see, so it can be symptom-less when you're first infected, but eventually there will be signs.

Thank you again for your help,  that has been very useful.
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