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Chlamydia question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I wanted to pose this question. I went to the doctors for a UTI. They said that was what it was but they screened for chlamydia anyways. I don't know much about it so I went online to research it. I definately get that it is an STD. What I don't... Read more »

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 »
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UTI

Hi doc Henry, so glad that u can find time to respond since schedule clinic dates are so long away. As it relates to the frequent urination problem I told u about and PEP treatment, my doc switched me from Septrine to Cipro antibiotics and no relief...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Cipro would help some cause of causes of dysuria but others (such as chlamydia or gonorrhea) would often not respond to a course of Ciprofloxacin. KH... Read more »

high of wbc is uti or std?

High white blood cell in urinary considered as uti...my doctors said i have a uti...my white blood cell is high, ut result is 18-20 is this uti only or i have a std?...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

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

University of North Carolina
Hello there-Both a urinary tract infection caused by a bacteria and STDs (such a gonorrhea or chlamydia) can cause elevated WBC counts in the urine. If you have engaged in any sexual activity I would suggest you be evaluated for both and that will... Read more »

UTI caused by unprotected sex?

My boyfriend and I always have unprotected sex. I am on the pill, so he always ejaculates inside of me. Recently I had a really bad urinary tract infection. I went to the doctor and she tested my urine and said I had a uti. She put me on some...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
A urinary tract infection diagnosis, strictly speaking, means that you do not have a sexually transmitted infection. This is usually determined by ruling out gonorrhea and chlamydia infections through testing. Regardless, you should talk with your... 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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

What Is Chlamydia? How Common Is Chlamydia? How Do People Get Chlamydia? What Are the Symptoms of Chlamydia? What Complications Can Result From Untreated Chlamydia? How Does Chlamydia Affect a Pregnant Woman and Her Baby? How Is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Observational Cohort Study of Chlamydia Trachomatis Treatment in Pregnancy

Azithromycin is currently not considered a first-line treatment for Chlamydia trachomatis infection in pregnant women. The authors of the current study sought to evaluate the use, efficacy, and safety of azithromycin in pregnant women with genital... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Evaluation of Clinician-Reported Adherence to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines for the Treatment of Chlamydia Trachomatis in Two U.S. Health Plans

The authors of the current study sought to assess clinician adherence to CDC-recommended treatments for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) in two health plans. From 1999 to 2000, clinicians were mailed a survey that used hypothetical scenarios to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Trachomatis Infections in Norway, 1986 to 2006, Surveillance Data

"The number of Chlamydia trachomatis infections in Norway has been increasing for the last years. A new and enhanced surveillance system was implemented in 2005 to meet the challenges faced by the increasing number of cases," the report's authors... Read more »