Effects Of Chlamydia
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Condom Availability Program in an Inner City Public School: Effect on the Rates of Gonorrhea and Chlamydia InfectionNoting high rates of sexual activity and sexually transmitted infections among adolescents, the current study sought to assess whether the initiation of a school-based condom availability program was associated with a decrease in STI rates. The... Read more »
A Cost-Effective Analysis of Interventions to Increase Repeat Testing in Patients Treated for Gonorrhea or Chlamydia at Public Sexually Transmitted Disease ClinicsSince persons who have been infected with chlamydia or gonorrhea (CT/GC) are at increased risk for reinfection, the authors of the current study sought to conduct a program- and societal-perspective cost-effectiveness analysis of five interventions... Read more »
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University of Chicago HospitalsYou may simply have residual effects ofhealing chlamydia, so I would await furthersymptoms and have repeat STD tests at your nextvisit. You are correct that resistant strains have been reported, for which alternative medications,such as... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesThis is clearly a complicated question to answer because there are several unknowns. I really encourage you to try and sort out ALL of your questions with your doctor. Keep getting clarification until you understand. If your doctor cannot clarify... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi.Third time must be a charm. Here's your response:1. No. Chlamydia can be found in the throat as well as other areas. Consequently you very well could have been exposed.2. No need to repeat the dose.3. Unprotected oral sex carries only a very... Read more »
Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicineAzithromycin works very well for Chlamydia. As with all infections, there is always a chance that the drug may not work. Reasons may include that the person does not metabolize or absorb the drug, sometimes an organism is resistant to the drug or... 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 chrono5, 2 RepliesI've just been treated for rectal chlamydia, but I have a partner who we both have never had anal sex with, but he has given me oral sex. I haven't told him just yet because I found out today and I'm waiting until he is back, but I was wondering... 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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