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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: STD Chlamydia a Concern in Onodaga County

The incidence of chlamydia rose 60 percent between 2002 and 2004 in Onondaga County, according to a report in the Post-Standard of Syracuse. In response to the increase, the state has set up sentinel sites in Onondaga, Monroe, Westchester, Erie... Read more »
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

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 »
Ask the Experts

chlamydia

Mr. Kull;Since there was no response, I am asking this question a second time. I hope you'll be able to answer.For STDs such as chlamydia and gonorrhea, I understand that transmission can occur via oral sex and LIVE in the throat. Given these...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is important to make a distinction between chlamydia and gonorrhea infections in the throat as opposed to the mouth (which you do), because these infections do not cause infection in the mouth. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are not transmitted through... Read more »

TPHA and Chlamydia

If i have done a TPHA test and serological test for syphilis and both tests were negative, could i still have Chlamydia? or would that test check for all STD's? the doc said i have nothing to worry about and that i have no std what so ever....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,TPHA (treponema pallidum hemaglutin antigen) and "serological test for syphilis" are specific tests for syphilis and only syphilis. They do not test for other STDs, including chlamydia. Your physician should realize this. If not,... Read more »

Tested positive for chlamydia, had sex 4 days later.

I know there have been similar questions, but my scenario is a little different. My ex cheated on me and I later found out he gave me chlamydia. I was treated and four days later had sex with a different guy who is clean of std's. Is it...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Yes, it is possible you did not infect him as you were treated. DW... Read more »

Does Bactrim help treat Chlamydia?

I was just wondering if Bactrim also helps treat chlamydia. I don't have chlamydia, however I do have a Urinary Tract Infection. Since chlamydia is a bacteria of some sort as an STD and Bactrim treats bacteria, I was just wondering if it helped...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello,Bactrim (cotrimoxazole) does not treat Chlamydia infection..BY... Read more »
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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 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 »

Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Had a recent HIV exposure early hours 2 weeks ago (a Saturday morning) and went to an ER on Sunday evening. They refused to give me PEP (it was unprotected vaginal). A culture was done to check for STDS (Urethral Swab) and it came back +ve for... Read more »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can any1 out there help me with this question, i have been with my boyfriend for 3 years and as far as I am aware neither of us has had any other partner in that time. about 3 months ago he got tested and he showed up positive with chlamydia so a... Read more »