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Took Antibiotics As Prescribed For Chlamydia And Still Have Symptoms

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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 »

Can Antibiotics mask ARS related Symptoms?

Posted by dudeface123, 1 Reply
I've been panicking all week thinking I'm Hiv+ and stressing out over everything, a moderator brought me back down to earth last night and a feel a bit better in myself, my question is.

Can antibiotics like paracetamol and ibuprofen bring down the... Read more »

Took all the major tests!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Here's my personal story. It's kinda long. If you're interested, I know some if not most can Identify with the feeling. Here goes:

I never knew I would be in this situation. I thought I was better than that. Anyways, last April I was in Mexico for a... Read more »

Anxiety and symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you have anxiety and are experiencing a host of symptoms and are convinced you have contracted HIV, then let me relay my experience. In February I had unprotected sex with a stripper at a hotel room. This included oral (give and receive) and... Read more »
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? 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 »

Chlamydia and hiv and symptoms

Dear sir,I had ptorected sex with a girl. I did touch her vagina (fingered) and afterwords put on the condom for protected sex. She did also stroke me penis a little and touched the tip and I think she touched her vagina before she did this.I...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Best thing to do is get tested for HIV. Testing at about 3 months after exposure will determine that you are (almost certainly) HIV negative.DW... Read more »

Antibiotics worked on HIV like symptoms

I had pharyngitis, diarrohea and fever 5 weeks after a sexual encounter. I was prescribed antibiotics and i started feeling well within 5 days of my medicine course. I am keen on knowing whether Hiv like symptoms may be treated with antibiotics or...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Antibiotics treat bacterial infections. HIV is a viral infection. If your symptoms resolved as a result of antibiotic treatment, the symptoms should not be related to HIV infection.Do not attempt to determine your HIV status based on symptoms alone.... Read more »

HIV symptoms and antibiotics

Hey Doc, your replies are the most helpful and compassionate when compared to these other doctors. I think I speak for everyone when I say that it's much appreciated. I had a low grade fever (99.5-101) for 5 days. I had unprotected sex 2...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi there Mr. Brain,No, HIV is a virus (human immunodeficiency virus) and hence antibiotics, which treat bacterial infections, would not have any effect on it. That said, I should also point out that whether or not you have symptoms, if you've... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: New Law Allows Doctors to Prescribe Antibiotics for Partners Diagnosed With STDs

A state law that allows for the establishment of a pilot STD program in Baltimore went into effect Sunday. Under the city health department-run program, doctors will be able to write antibiotic prescriptions for partners of persons diagnosed with... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

Anna Lange (not her real name) had no symptoms when she went to a Wake County, N.C., sexually transmitted diseases clinic earlier this year to pick up her birth control pills. But a routine test revealed that the 20-year-old Lange had chlamydia.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia: New Orleans Scientists Part of STD Experiment

According to a study conducted by scientists in New Orleans and elsewhere, a woman is more likely to avoid a second case of an STD if she gives medicine, rather than advice, to her sexual partners. The study supports a system called... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Chlamydia

Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Research Related Links Overview Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection (STI). You can get chlamydial infection during vaginal, oral, or... Read more »