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Chlamydia Causes

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chlamydia transmission

How exactly do you get chlymadia? Can you get it through unprotected intercourse even if the guy did not ejaculate in you and there were no visible symptoms?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. Chlamydia causes a discharge that is highly infectious. It is most often transmitted through vaginal intercourse. This infection can be transmitted Read more »

Chlamydia

dear Doctor: I have maybe a stupid question, but my life now is a hell. Is it possible have... Read more »

Had protected sex, but I might have Chlamydia!

Hello Dr Bob, this is the 3rd time I write to you. Last week I had a PROTECTED ORAL AND VAGINAL... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

...reproductive and other health problems with both short-term and long-term consequences. Like the disease itself, the damage that chlamydia causes is often "silent." In women, untreated infection can spread into the uterus or fallopian tubes and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Rare Chlamydia Infection Found: Unusual Strain Can Cause Scars, Swelling or Death

...when put together are very alarming trends," said Dr. Ameeta Singh of Alberta Health. LGV, an unusual and invasive form of chlamydia, typically appears as a small lump on the genitals and often goes unnoticed. It can cause scarring and swelling... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...medical director, "and then 'boom' -- she was diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease." The sexually transmitted disease chlamydia usually comes with no telltale symptoms, so most people don't even know when they are infected. But left... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Chlamydia

...Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Research Related Links Overview Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection (STI). You can get chlamydial infection during vaginal, oral, or... Read more »
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To Cougar....Chlamydia causing symptoms??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and a 3 month ELISA. My doctor seems confused. He ran more blood test this week to check for Hep, and other stuff. How can chlamydia cause these symptoms months after the chlamydia was supposedly cleared up? Thanks for any response. Good... Read more »

Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...it came back +ve for Chlamydia. I know I have to go through 3 months of hell waiting on HIV results but I'm confused about Chlamydia because the girl told me she just got her resutls back and they were -VE. She also added that She rectently was... Read more »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...aware neither of us has had any other partner in that time. about 3 months ago he got tested and he showed up positive with chlamydia so a few weeks ago I went to the doc and got tested but I was clean and negative for chlamydia. The thing is... Read more »

LGV Chlamydia

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...I thought this news item in todays INQUIRER was of some interest to us gay men. Its about a "bad strain of chlamydia not usually seen in this country". It "appears to be spreading among gay and bisexual men possibly increasing their chances of Read more »