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Do Men Get Chlamydia Tests

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quick Chlamydia Urine Test Accurate in Men

A chlamydia test for males using first-void urine has proven effective in a study, and the rapidity of its results could offer patients same-day treatment, say British researchers. Dr. Helen H. Lee of the University of Cambridge and colleagues... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Testing Rates of HIV-Infected Men: Low Despite Guidelines

Noting that gonorrhea (GC) and chlamydia (CT) screening for HIV-infected men "may decrease HIV transmission and reduce the incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease in female partners," the study authors determined GC/CT testing rates in a clinical... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Asymptomatic Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections Detected by Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests Among Boston Area Men Who Have Sex With Men

The current project sought to determine the prevalence of asymptomatic STDs among Boston area men who have sex with men (MSM) who reported oral or anal sex with another male in the past year. During March 2007, 114 asymptomatic MSM receiving care... Read more »
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Dormant chlamydia?

Can chlamydia remain dormant, like say I test negative and possibly still have it?? please help ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is possible to have a chlamydia infection and not experience symptoms; this is the case for approximately 75% of women and 50% of men. For this reason, screening for chlamydia is increasingly recommended, especially for at risk women. Advances in... Read more »

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
Hi. 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 »

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 uninfected mucous membranes coming into contact with infected semen or infected mucous membranes could become... Read more »

Chlamydia Question

Ryan, I have read a ton of past posts on Chlamydia and I have a question regarding the discharge. Does this puss like discharge occur when urinating? Does it occur instead of ejaculating? Does it occur at random times? By the way I am male. I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
About half of the men infected with chlamydia do not experience symptoms. If a man does, he might experience a watery or pus-like discharge (possible around the time of urination), burning upon urination, the feeling of needing to urinate more... Read more »
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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 »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can any1 out there help me with this question, i have been with my boyfriend for 3 years and as far as I am 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... Read more »

Chlamydia testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

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,
anonymous Read more »

HLTV testing, and others? -- Also Chlamydia/HIV?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
Hello again everyone. It's late and I'm once again speculating about all the horrible things that I could have.

My question is simple though -- does anyone know how to go about testing for HPV (gen. warts -- read that you can get tested for them),... Read more »