Diagnosed With Chlamydia
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Women Find It Easy and Prefer to Collect Their Own Vaginal Swabs to Diagnose Chlamydia Trachomatis or Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Infections"Self-collected specimens can be used to screen asymptomatic women for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC)," wrote the authors of the current report, which analyzed women's opinions on ease and preferences as to sampling... Read more »
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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. Chlamydia is a very common STD (much more common than HIV/AIDS). It is a bacterial infection that is primarily spread through vaginal intercourse. Symptoms in men can include a burning sensation when he pees... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Sorry to hear your ex turned out to be a dishonest whack-job! Regarding STDs, some, such as chlamydia, are quite easy to transmit and acquire, whereas others, such as HIV, are not. I'm pleased you have "always" used condoms!... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and thanks for your question.It's not entirely clear to me why your still having discharge, but I'd suggest going back to your doctor to be checked.Be sure to let your health care provider know about your new exposure, and as always,... Read more »
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Posted by Bear60, 1 ReplyI 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 »
Posted by dotman32, 15 RepliesSo many emotions. So many ups and downs. Plus physically just not feeling all that great. I learned 12/12 that I'm positive. Think I was infected 11/12. Ugh. Just don't know what to make of things right now. I've told a few friends and... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi,
does anyone around here happen to know how frequent an occurence false negatives are with Chlamydia testing through PCR on first-catch urine?
Thanks in advance,
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Posted by PhilWeill
Did you know Chlamydia can kill you?
Chlamydia is one of the most sever STD's in the world ruining people lives.
It can cut your life short. Kill you young. Make your penis fall off... or if you are a woman, make you unable to pee, have... Read more »
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