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Complications Of Untreated Chlamydia

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What's Chlamydia?

Mr. Sowadsky:What's Chlamydia and how do you get it?, do you experience ARS? what test do you have to take to diagnose it? Any particular symptoms?THANKS!
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...heavy period, or abdominal pain. Left untreated, in women, Chlamydia can cause Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID), a very serious complication. In both men and women, left untreated, Chlamydia can cause infertility (inability to have a child). In... Read more »

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
...health clinician can provide you with testing to see if you are infected.Untreated chlamydia can lead to sterility and other complications in men and women. Women are more likely to be asymptomatic. Visits to a gynecologist usually include... Read more »

More questions about Ureaplasma/Mycoplasma

All of the discussion I have found to date stops after the mention of these 2 causes of urethritis. What complications can result if urethritis caused by Ureaplasma / Mycoplasma is not treated? What type medications are used........are they broad...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Nonspecific Urethritis (NSU). However, the most common cause of NSU is chlamydia.If ureaplasma and mycoplasma are left untreated, the complications (if any) are very similar to those of chlamydia. Sometimes these STDs can cause Reiters... Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Shows Few Women Seeking Emergency Contraception Are Tested for STDs Despite Being at High Risk

...believed this approach would identify many previously undetected STD infections and help young women avert the potentially serious complications of untreated chlamydia and gonorrhea, including pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility. The... Read more »
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Gynecological Complications in Women with HIV

...While gynecological (GYN) complications are but one area of concern for women with HIV, they are critically important because they are the most commonly reported condition Read more »
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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
...headaches, photophobia, eye floaters, pins and needles arms and legs, arthralgias, Tinnitus (continuous), Reactive arthritis as complication of bacterial (chlamydial or food poisoning) infection? 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 »

some symptoms, time frame question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I had a very risky unprotected exposure about a week and a half ago. Shortly after I experienced a discharge and pain during urination. I main concern is HIV. About 7-8 days later I started to feel very slugish with a bit of a sore throat. ... Read more »