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Ways To Test For Chlamydia

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...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 test sites send samples to outside labs, where they are tested in batches, so you may have to wait one to two weeks for results. Beyond the Window Period ELISA tests are very rarely "false negative." This means if you have a negative test result, and you had met the Window Period guidelines after the...
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plz help me 3rd time asking.. i will donate nontheless. part 2.

on nover 3rd you answered the foollowing question:on a recent trip to mexico, i met a girl who i also had unprotected sex with on 9/25/09. she's not a sex worker or anything thing close to that. i was drunk that night... next morning a hated my self...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,As I mentioned above, it's possible you had a different type of urethral infection or that you and your wife could be passing the same infection back and forth. My advice remains the same:1. Level with your wife.2. Then you should both get... Read more »

HIV Exposure, Test at 10 weeks and pregnant wife

Hi,I'm a bi-sex male and at the beginning of Sep 07 I had protected sex with a professional sex worker (male) in Newark. During the exposure I kissed his penis but have not performed oral on him without protection. I then received anal sex from the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your first and only experience with another male and the only non-faithful experience outside your marriage was oral sex and receptive protected anal sex with a male professional sex worker. You are now feeling "extremely bad about this and... Read more »


Hi I want to say that i find lots of comfort in reading in your forum. You are such a good person your willingness to help others is absolutely amazing. I have read many post in the forum but would just like to hear it from you directly. I cheated...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your kind words.Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to seven months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are warranted.Regarding your four bouts of epididymitis, I doubt... Read more »


I don't really expect you to tell me what's wrong. i just want to know what i should do. nov 99, i had unprotected sex with a woman. in jan 00, she told me she might have given me chlamydia. at the time she told me i was in a relationship with...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It sounds like you did everything you could have done to take care of the situation. The only way to diagnose chlamydia is through testing, and the only way to treat it is with antibiotics. Other than doing that, there's not much else to do. Maybe... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


...women with risk factors for chlamydia (a new sex partner or multiple sex partners). All pregnant women should have a screening test for chlamydia. Complications among men are rare. Infection sometimes spreads to the epididymis (the tube that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Chlamydia Trachomatis Infection in a Subgroup of Young Men in the UK

...pregnancies, and to prevent the spread of STDs among young people in Lothian, Scotland -- the authors are determining ways of making chlamydia testing available in new settings, with an emphasis on the involvement of men. In a study conducted... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


...risk factors for chlamydia (a new sex partner or many sex partners). In addition, all pregnant women should have a screening test for chlamydia. If you have genital symptoms like burning while urinating or have a discharge, you should stop... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems prevented. Anal HPV is also very common among HIV-positive women. An anal Pap smear and physical examination are the best ways to detect anal dysplasia. It is important to ask your doctor to perform these tests on a regular basis. Several... Read more »
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am i infected?

Posted by CJA, 1 Reply
...hey im healthy 23yr old had protected sex and unprotected oral sex both ways i went down on her for a short time and she went down on me about 20 days later notice that my bottoms gums were inflammed and Read more »

what are the chances?

Posted by stocky1, 3 Replies
hey, i had unprotected sex with a sex worker from singapore and she had what looked like stretch marks on her stomach. we did it for about 5 mins then i requested a condom. a few days later i tested + for chlamydia, what are the chances of also... Read more »


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 »


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 »