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How Common Is Chlamydia

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia: The Most Common STD You've Never Heard Of

Infecting some 3 million patients each year, chlamydia is the most commonly reported bacterial STD in the United States. Though it can easily be cured with antibiotics, chlamydia often goes undetected because many people do not have symptoms of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Common in United States: Survey

Nearly 1 in 20 US women ages 14-19, or 4.6 percent, and 2.2 percent of the general population ages 14-39 are infected with chlamydia, CDC reported Tuesday in Amsterdam at the 16th biennial meeting of the International Society for Sexually... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Common Among Young Women and Men

A recent nationally representative survey of 6,632 people ages 14-39 found a significant number had chlamydia. Based on samples taken between 1999 and 2002, researchers estimated 2.2 percent of Americans within that age group had chlamydia infection... Read more »
Ask the Experts

chlamydia

hi. my boyfriend/fiance has recently infected me with chlamydia. I would say about 1 week ago. What else should I test for?I am worried sick. I was thinking to test for Hepatitis and HIV. Whats your advice?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Dual infection with gonorrhea and chlamydia is common, but standard treatments for chlamydia should cure both infections. Chlamydia and gonorrhea infections increase a persons risk for HIV infection when exposed to the virus, so HIV screening is... Read more »

ciprofloxacin chlamydia

Does ciprofloxacin treat chlamydia?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello,Clindamycin is not a treatment for Chlamydia. According to the US CDC:Chlamydia can be easily treated and cured with antibiotics. A single dose of azithromycin or a week of doxycycline (twice daily) are the most commonly used treatments.... Read more »

medications for chlamydia

i have a prescription for clindamycin and im wondering if that medication would cure chlamydia? please help me with this question....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello,Clindamycin is not a treatment for Chlamydia. According to the US CDC:Chlamydia can be easily treated and cured with antibiotics. A single dose of azithromycin or a week of doxycycline (twice daily) are the most commonly used treatments.... Read more »

Oral Chlamydia

i my girl friend give me unprotected oral sex and i feel that i have got chlamydia because of a urine like dischange (lite not heavy)i was thinking because she was a sucking to hard but can i get some answers ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is unlikely that you would get infected with chlamydia through insertive oral sex. Chlamydia is most commonly transmitted through anal and vaginal intercourse.Many people with chlamydia infections do not experience symptoms at all. If one does... Read more »
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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 »

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Posted by kbuddy77, 1 Reply

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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 »