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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 »

Help - HIV/Chlamydia Risk

Posted by Sharpie_H, 1 Reply
Hello everyone,

Last June 4, while traveling, I decided that I would try other sexual experiences (anal sex) and got into contact with a male prostitute. Long story short, there was some roleplay on his part, some very light biting (no blood... 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 »
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chlamydia transmission

How exactly do you get chlymadia? Can you get it through unprotected intercourse even if the guy did not ejaculate in you and there were no visible symptoms?...
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 causes a discharge that is highly infectious. It is most often transmitted through vaginal intercourse. This infection can be transmitted even if the man does not ejaculate. In addition, this infection... Read more »

Confused on how chlamydia is transferred? I have found nothing on being eaten out, but I think I could have contracted it that way.

Can you get chlamydia from being eaten out or fingered? If he touches himself and fingers me right after, could I get chlamydia that way. I am asking because my boyfriend was diagnosed with chlamydia. I need to be sure of how these things transfer...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,If your boyfriend was masturbating himself, got infected fluids on his fingers and then immediately put those fingers inside of you, then transmission of Chlamydia would be possible. However, it is usually transmitted during unprotected... Read more »

Chlamydia

I have seen numerous posts on the internet about the risk of getting chlamydia from oral sex as being low. But most times the oral sex being described is from the person recieving the oral sex and concerned with contracting chlamydia from the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Chlamydia infection in the throat appears to be rare. While sexually transmitted infections are more likely to be transmitted through genital-to-genital contact, any time your mouth comes into contact with a sexually transmitted infection (fluids or... Read more »

? False Positive Chlamydia

Hello, I went to my doctor in Aug for a pap test with the complaint of some itching. She called a few days later and told me my test was unreadable and that I had vaginitis. She prescribed an MVP cream for two weeks and I went back the pap came...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
This 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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alaska: Bethel Organizes as the Rate of Chlamydia Infection Climbs

For the last 10 years, Alaska has reported some of the highest numbers of chlamydia cases in the nation, and state health officials are organizing against its numerous causes. The greatest increase in cases occurred in Alaska's southwest region,... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

HIV/AIDS Cases Decline in Alabama, but Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Cases Increase

This article was reported by The Republic (Columbus, IN). According to an article in The Republic , a report from the Center for Demographic Research at Auburn University at Montgomery showed that Alabama's HIV and AIDS rates had dipped... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Two Sexually Transmitted Diseases Rise; Metro Health Officials Believe Extra Screenings Reveal More Cases of Chlamydia, Gonorrhea

In metro Detroit, reported cases of chlamydia rose 25 percent last year, while cases of gonorrhea rose 18 percent, statistics from the state Department of Community Health show. In Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties, chlamydia cases climbed from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cases of Chlamydia on the Rise in Iowa

Reported chlamydia cases are on the rise in Iowa, but the numbers could reflect testing changes. In 2004, Iowa had 6,958 reports of chlamydia, up from 6,462 in 2003. Karen Thompson, STD program manager for the Iowa Department of Public Health, said... Read more »