Do I need to test for chlamydia again after finishing the medicine my doctor gave me?
By Attia @ Planned Parenthood | March 3, 2021, 6:06 p.m.
Someone asked us:
I tested positive for chlamydia and I took the prescription they prescribed I was wondering if I needed to come in and get texted again
Yes. After you finish all of your medicine, wait three or four months and then get tested again.
Chlamydia can be easily cured with antibiotics, and your sexual partners need to be treated, too. Even if you finish your treatment and the chlamydia is totally gone, it’s possible to get a new chlamydia infection again if you’re exposed in the future. Chlamydia doesn’t always cause any symptoms and isn’t a one-time-only deal. So use condoms and get tested regularly.
The staff at your local Planned Parenthood health center can help you get tested and provide you with medicine and resources to help you stay safe and healthy.