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Chlamydia Complication

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...However, drug-resistant strains of gonorrhea are increasing in many areas of the world, including the United States, and successful treatment of gonorrhea is becoming more difficult. Because many people with gonorrhea also have chlamydia , another STD, antibiotics for both infections are usually given together. Persons with gonorrhea should be tested for other STDs. It is important to take all of the medication prescribed to cure...
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Chlamydia

dear Doctor: I have maybe a stupid question, but my life now is a hell. Is it possible have Chlamydia during years whithout symptoms?. Doctor says me that I have Chlamydia. (No problem, I cure with Zitromax). The problem is that I faithful to my...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...symptoms it is important that people at risk get screened, especially women. Untreated chlamydia can cause sterility and other complications.Since you have been diagnosed with chlamydia, it is important that your girlfriend receives treatment;... Read more »

what is chlamydia?

what is chlamydia and what are the symtoms?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a type of bacteria. It infects the cervix in women and the urethra in men, and Read more »

? False Positive Chlamydia

Hello, I went to my doctor in Aug for a pap test with the complaint of some itching. She called a few days later and told me my test was unreadable and that I had vaginitis. She prescribed an MVP cream for two weeks and I went back the pap came...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...vaginitis, see my response to "Yellow Vaginal Discharge" (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Hepatitis/Q26472.qna).Chlamydia is sexually transmitted. If you had chlamydia, you were either infected by your current partner or a... Read more »

Chlamydia

I have seen numerous posts on the internet about the risk of getting chlamydia from oral sex as being low. But most times the oral sex being described is from the person recieving the oral sex and concerned with contracting chlamydia from the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Chlamydia infection in the throat appears to be rare. While sexually transmitted infections are more likely to be transmitted through genital-to-genital Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

...What Is Chlamydia? How Common Is Chlamydia? How Do People Get Chlamydia? What Are the Symptoms of Chlamydia? What Complications Can Result From Untreated Chlamydia? How Does Chlamydia Affect a Pregnant Woman and Her Baby? How Is... Read more »
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Gynecological Complications in Women with HIV

...fluconazole (DiflucanĀ®) orally, 200mg 3 times a day/every 4 days); ketoconazole (NizoralĀ®), 400mg a day for 14 days. Chlamydia A bacterial infection which often affects the cervix and pelvic organs. Most commonly sexually transmitted. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quick Chlamydia Urine Test Accurate in Men

...many cases of infection in men going undiagnosed and being transmitted to their female partners, with potentially more serious complications." Already approved in France, the new test will soon be available in Spain, Portugal, Italy, and other... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...diseases clinic earlier this year to pick up her birth control pills. But a routine test revealed that the 20-year-old Lange had chlamydia. "She came in and had no complaints," says Peter Leone, M.D., the clinic's medical director, "and then... Read more »
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More complications??

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
If you guys can please help asses my situation, it would be much appreciated. I only took 2 tests both were done the same day. 13 days post exposer I took a Rapid Antibody test, as well as a NAAT or DNA test. The Rapid came back negative, which I... Read more »

Any reason to test after 13 weeks?

Posted by Franek, 1 Reply
...weeks after possible exposure. The test machine was a 'VIDAS EIA' Result was NEGATIVE. Initial testing at 1 month revealed a Chlamydia infection Are there any reeasons to test beyond that? Initial symptoms 3 week post 'exposure' were... Read more »

My exposure was a bit complicated, HELP!!

Posted by questions, 3 Replies
I am a gay guy and yesterday I had sex with a guy I met, I didn't suck him or anything, he sucked me though the only thing I did was fingering him in the anus, however after I pulled my finger out, and right after I did I saw blood coming out of... Read more »

Am I infected?

Posted by Questioningone, 1 Reply
...rashes arent that visible anymore). She says it doesnt look like herpes, as no blisters have evolved. She suspects it could be Chlamydia and tells me to test me for that (which I did and it was negative, got the test result today, 19.11). I ask... Read more »