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How Can Chlamydia Be Prevented

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The Center for AIDS

Pointers on Chlamydia Prevention and Care for People With HIV

Chlamydia infection often has no physical signs or symptoms, so you may not know you're infected unless you get tested regularly. Sexually active men with HIV should be tested for chlamydia every 3 to 6 months, and sexually active women should be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia: Preventive Medicine Group Recommends Annual Screening for Some Women

The American College of Preventive Medicine has recommended that all sexually active women age 25 or younger, as well as sexually active women with other risk factors, be screened annually for chlamydia. Other risk factors include having a new male... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Effectiveness for Prevention of Chlamydia trachomatis Infection

While a growing body of research is increasingly demonstrating the effectiveness of condoms in preventing STDs, the current analysis aimed to provide a disease-specific estimate for the effectives of condoms in preventing Chlamydia trachomatis... Read more »
Ask the Experts

sex and chlamydia treatment

I had no symptoms but was told i had chlamydia ,was treated with the one dose treatment but had sex 3 days after taking the meds, am i ok? ...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-Not exactly sure what you mean in terms of your own health but to prevent the spread of chlamydia to your sex partners it is recommended to not have sex for 7 days after the start of treatment for chlamydia. Take care,LHW... Read more »

masturbation and chlamydia

i was treated for chlamydia 3 days ago and the doctor told me not to have sex for 7 days.Can i still masturbate??...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yep. Masturbation is fine (more than fine, it's a truly wonderful invention). Your doctor didn't want you to have sex in order to prevent further transmission of your chlamydia infection. However, you can burp the nephew as often as you... Read more »

Protected Top/ Chlamydia/ HIV poz bottom

Hello Dr. I was recently dating a guy who turned out to be a maniac. the first two weeks we moved in together, I was diagnosed with chlamydia. I dont know how i got it I have always used condoms, and to my knowledge, I have never seen a condom...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,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 »

Chlamydia & HIV, really need your advice (Just donated!)

Hi Doc,I hope you answer my question this time since it's my 3rd time asking it... lol :~) That said, I'd like to congratulate you for all of the great work that you do and I want you do realize that we can't appreciate it enough. To...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.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 »
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Can you catch chlamydia orally by someone who has rectal chlamydia?

Posted by chrono5, 2 Replies
I'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 »

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 »

How To Cure Chlamydia

Posted by PhilWeill

Dear patient,

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 »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It seems there's a lot of confusion about test procedures for chlamydia. The best way to test is by taking a swab and/or urine test. Blood test may or maynot pick up chlamydia and there seems to be a lot of false positive readings via blood tests.... Read more »