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Can one have intercourse while treating for chlamydia?

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Posted on Thu, 26 Nov 2015
Question: Hi,

If someone has got reactive arthritis from chlamydia..and the chlamydia is being treated and gone...but as we know reactive arthritis cannot be cured..can the person have sexual intercourse?
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. (38 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Can have sex

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you for writing to us

I have gone through your query and I have understood your concern.

Yes, of course. One can have sexual intercourse after adequate treatment for chlamydia.

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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Kakkar S. (3 minutes later)
Okay so I won't pass on reactive arthritis to the partner then right ?
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. (8 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
No

Detailed Answer:
Hi.

No. Arthritis is a result of your immmune system reacting to infection. It cannot be passed. Only infection can be passed.

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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Brief Answer: Can have sex Detailed Answer: Hello. Thank you for writing to us I have gone through your query and I have understood your concern. Yes, of course. One can have sexual intercourse after adequate treatment for chlamydia. Regards