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Can you get pneumonia from chlamydia?
Last Updated: 25th June, 2020
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Similarly one may ask, can Chlamydia give you pneumonia?
Chlamydia pneumoniae is a type of bacteria that can cause respiratory tract infections, such as pneumonia. pneumoniae is one cause of community-acquired pneumonia or lung infections developed outside of a hospital. However, not everyone exposed to C. pneumoniae will develop pneumonia.
Secondly, can Chlamydia pneumoniae be cured? Chlamydia psittaci infection is treated with tetracycline, bed rest, oxygen supplementation, and codeine-containing cough preparations. Chlamydia pneumoniae infection is treated with erythromycin and is fully cured within two weeks of treatment.
In respect to this, can you get a cough from chlamydia?
Though it's possible to contract it without knowing it, symptoms of a chlamydia infection in your throat include cough, fever, and sore throat. The symptoms of STIs in men and women can be different, so it's important to talk to a healthcare professional if you experience any of the above symptoms.
How long does Chlamydia pneumoniae last?
The illness can last several weeks. Chlamydia pneumoniae usually causes a type of relatively mild “walking pneumonia.” Patients experience fever and cough usually three weeks after the infection.