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Things You Shouldn't Do If You Have Chlamydia

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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 »

I knew I shouldn't have.

Posted by donottrust, 2 Replies
First of all I would like to thank you The Body for being such a resourceful place to obtain information about HIV/AIDS. I have learned a lot here. And thank you for whoever will contribute to this thread.

I am a girl. Mid 20s. Have a pretty health... 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 »

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 »

Weird symptoms - anyone having the same thing?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
hey there. put myself in a stupid situation over 4 weeks ago. I'm female, had unprotected sex with a male of unknown status. Checked a few days later for gonohrrea (spelling is bad!) and chlamydia - both negative. Over a week later, had sore... Read more »
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tell me i shouldn't commit suicide

Hi Dr.Bob! I've been crying for weeks now. I really hope and pray that my exposure will not result in a HIV+ test, considering the symptoms that I am experiencing.On Dec 30,2006, I received an unprotected oral sex from a stripper, I remembered...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You want me to tell you that you shouldn't commit suicide??? OK, you shouldn't commit suicide. There, does that help? I must admit I find anxious wrecks who use suicide threats as thinly veiled (and excessively overdramatic) ways to... Read more »

If Possible, Shouldn't Doctors Help In Minimizing Depression?

Thank you for this much needed website, and your much needed and greatly appreciated responses. There's something terrible going on with my lungs due to what has been diagnosed as COPD. One of the things that keep me distraught is the fact...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Absolutely you have the right to see and have explained to you your X-ray. Your doctors may be dragging their feet because it will take extra time to do this, and perhaps because they fear that they will be inadequate to the task. If continued... Read more »

Chlamydia treatment

Can daily masturbation cure chlamydia?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope! Only antibiotics can cure chlamydia, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't "burp the nephew" daily just for fun.Dr. Bob... 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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Australia: Project to Help Curb Chlamydia

On Nov. 1, a multi-pronged approach was launched to raise awareness of chlamydia in the Australian Capital Territory. The STD was detected in 298 people in 2001; already this year, 410 cases have been reported. But because 50 percent of infected... Read more »
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Preventing and Controlling Chlamydia -- the Silent STI -- in People With HIV

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