How To Tell Partner You Have Chlamydia

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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.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and consequently can put themselves at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV.If you've had a significant exposure to a partner who is confirmed to be HIV infected, the CDC recommends HIV-antibody testing immediately (baseline), at three... Read more »

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... General practitioners (GPs) in Australia support a wide range of possible resources to improve partner notification for chlamydia, the current report shows. The researchers undertook this study to examine the practices of GPs in Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


...their infections and do not seek testing. Also, testing is not often done if patients are treated for their symptoms. An estimated 2,291,000 non-institutionalized U.S. civilians ages 14-39 are infected with C. trachomatis   based on the U.S.... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...penis or pain and swelling in the testicles. More often, though, chlamydia lives up to its reputation for silence. Experts estimate that up to 75 percent of women and 50 percent of men with chlamydia have no symptoms or symptoms so mild that they... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Chlamydia one of the most widespread bacterial STIs in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 2.8 million people are infected each year. Cause Chlamydia is caused by bacteria called Chlamydia... Read more »
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