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Is Chlamydia In The Blood?

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Chlamydia

Hi doctors I have a question that has been bugging me. I went in for my yearly blood test and got diagnosed with Chlamydia. I got given antibiotics. About 2 weeks before my test I got a massage and the therapist masturbated me with lotion. I have...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiI'm confused if you have chlamydia it does mean that you have been sexually active. HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast... Read more »

chlamydia and hiv

Hi doc. Mark.As I read, the discharge of chlamydia (in appearance clear or milky)is highly... Read more »

Chlamydia and HepB

Hi Doc. First of all thank you very much for your positive perspective (always). And also for your... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Chlamydia Remains Top STD in Rockland

Chlamydia remained the most common STD in Rockland County in 2006, a county health department year-end communicable disease report found. In 2006, 413 chlamydia cases were diagnosed in the county, compared to 370 in the previous year. Chlamydia has... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Circumcised Men Less Apt to Transmit Chlamydia

A new study suggests that women whose male sexual partner is circumcised are less likely to contract Chlamydia trachomatis than those whose partner is uncircumcised. Dr. Xavier Castellsague, of Institut Catala d'Oncologia in Barcelona, and... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Sexually Transmitted Diseases 101

Syphilis Chlamydia Cytomegalovirus Gonorrhea Hepatitis B Herpes (HSV) HPV Genital Warts Syphilis Syphilis is a highly treatable disease in which a single painless lesion (chancre) will develop over three to four weeks at the site of entry... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STD Surprisingly Tied to Low Prostate Cancer Risk

In an unexpected outcome, Finnish researchers found that men who have been infected with chlamydia appear to have a reduced risk of prostate cancer. An earlier study by Dr. Tarja Anttila, an epidemiologist at the National Public Health Institute in... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

To Cougar....Chlamydia causing symptoms??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Cougar - I read in your earlier post that your doctor explained some of your symptoms as chlamydia-related. I am very interested to hear about your experience and more about what your doctor said. I contracted chlamydia/urethritis after a hish... 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 »