Chlamydia

Patient : How long can you have chlamydia before having any problematic symptoms? Can you have it for for 5 years before you get any kind of symptoms, or is that too long? I have been having irregular periods, i dont believe its bleeding between periods, cause i have 2 full ones a month. But, i have been with my husband for 6 years and if any one of us had anything before that, would i start to get symptoms 6 years later? I didnt think it stayed with a person that long, and if it did they would of had symptoms way before then. thanks
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