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Types Of Chlamydia

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...infected with genital HPV every year. Studies suggest that over 50% of all sexually active men and women become infected with HPV at some time in their lives. One study found HPVs in 77 percent of HIV-positive women. Different types of HPV cause warts or abnormal cell growth (dysplasia) near the anus or cervix. More than 95% of cervical cancers have been shown to be associated with HPV types 16, 18, 31, 33, and 45. HPV may also cause...
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What's Chlamydia?

Mr. Sowadsky:What's Chlamydia and how do you get it?, do you experience ARS? what test do you have to take to diagnose it? Any particular symptoms?THANKS!
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...the symptoms of Chlamydia (if there are any at all) closely resemble those of other STDs (like Gonorrhea), and those of other types of infections (like urinary tract infections). These tests usually involve a swab test taken from the urethra of... Read more »

Chlamydia

I understand the incubation for Chlamydia could be anywhere from 2 days to 4 weeks. My question is, after receiving Chlamydia, how long would it take to show up in a swab test? Thanks.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...I'm not familiar with the window period associated to chalmydia testing (I've read two weeks, but this might not apply to all types of screening tests). If you have questions about the accuracy of your screening tests, talk with the provider who... Read more »

Chlamydia and HIV

Hi DocI had one-off sex with a girl while on holiday in SE Asia, Manila to be exact. although I used a condom, it burst and I managed to contract chlamydia.I was treated for chlamydia but am very anxious about the possibility of an HIV infection.Can...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Chlamydia is much more easily acquired than HIV (thankfully!). The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected (or broken-condom) Read more »

Chlamydia testing (including urine tests)

I recently had a Chlaymidia urine test (PCR-DNA) performed approximately one week after the possible exposure. The test came back negative. I have a couple questions regarding my test:1. Is the PCR-DNA test a fairly accurate test?2. Was my...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. When we are doing tests for chlamydia, there are different types of tests available (cell culture, Direct Fluorescent Antibody, EIA, Nucleic Acid Probe, LCR, PCR, and TMA-CT). Some of the newer Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Association of Chlamydia trachomatis With Persistence of High-Risk Types of Human Papillomavirus in a Cohort of Female Adolescents

...of follow-up. Using logistic regression analysis and methods for correlated data, type-specific persistence of high-risk HPV types was detected in 77 of 181 (43 percent) analyzed visit pairs (two sequential visits). Concurrent chlamydia infection... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...tests are available to supplement or sometimes replace the relatively expensive and slow traditional culture. The three major types of nonculture tests are: Direct fluorescent antibody test. This oldest alternative to culture uses a scientific... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...of the risk of dangerous liver problems. Body shape changes: Some studies have found that HIV+ women experiencedifferent types of body shape changes than men. Women may experience more fat gain in theirbreasts and waists. Weak bones: It is... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...inexpensive and very sensitive for detecting the presence of HIV antibodies. In most cases, a blood sample is tested, but other types of ELISAs that use saliva and urine have also been developed. The actual ELISA takes 3.5 to 4 hours, but most... Read more »
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hiv or not? worstnightmereever

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Masurier ".. DC migrate to the draining LN within 24 h after subcutaneous injection. After incubation of these cells with HIV type 1, HIV RNA sequences were detected in the draining LN only.. " Read more »

A few questions about chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous
...says no, but I am wondering if you technically could, even if the chances are near zero. And if you technically could what kind of conditions would need to be present then? Read more »

Can anyone reassure me?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...any better, in fact it's even more painful. Since then I've started having burning feet, painful joints and tingly fingers. Typing it I really thing I've been a hypochondriac, I haven't had a fever or swollen lynph nodes for example. And I had... Read more »

worried, please respond

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I posted a couple of weeks back. I am fairly content that I do not have HIV ( tested negative at 5.5 months). However, i recently told my fiance of my past and she told me she has a strange discharge from her vagina before her period comes, that... Read more »