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Ways To Treat Chlamydia

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CHLAMYDIA (question never asked/answered)

Are there any other ways the bacteria of Chlamydia can infect an uninfected female with an uninfected (male) partner? (monogamous relationship)..For example, penis touching the anal area but no anal sex and then going inside the vagina, fingers...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,If I understand you correctly, the answer is <b>no</b>. Chlamydia comes from a very specific organism that doesn't live naturally in/around the body. It has to come from another person who is infected. If... Read more »

Does Bactrim help treat Chlamydia?

I was just wondering if Bactrim also helps treat chlamydia. I don't have chlamydia, however I... Read more »

Treating chlamydia with clindamycin and or Zithromax

I have chlamydia and need some advise. I am currently working, and will be for sometime, in a... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Cost-Effective Analysis of Interventions to Increase Repeat Testing in Patients Treated for Gonorrhea or Chlamydia at Public Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics

Since persons who have been infected with chlamydia or gonorrhea (CT/GC) are at increased risk for reinfection, the authors of the current study sought to conduct a program- and societal-perspective cost-effectiveness analysis of five interventions... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia trachomatis Testing in the Second British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles: Respondent Uptake and Treatment Outcomes

According to the current study, noninvasive molecular tests for bacterial STIs provide new opportunities for testing in nonclinical settings. The authors' objective was to "examine patient treatment preferences and partner notification outcomes... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Pointers on Chlamydia Prevention and Care for People With HIV

Chlamydia infection often has no physical signs or symptoms, so you may not know you're infected unless you get tested regularly. Sexually active men with HIV should be tested for chlamydia every 3 to 6 months, and sexually active women should be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

What Is Chlamydia? How Common Is Chlamydia? How Do People Get Chlamydia? What Are the Symptoms of Chlamydia? What Complications Can Result From Untreated Chlamydia? How Does Chlamydia Affect a Pregnant Woman and Her Baby? How Is... Read more »
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Treating Chlamydia with Azithromycin

Posted by Anonymous
Hi

My girlfriend and I have just been given a dose of aztithromycin but the doctor was not sure how long to refrain from having sex with one another. Was wondering if anyone else knew or has been on azithromycin and knows how long we can't have... Read more »

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 »

5 lessons about the way we treat people

Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies




Five (5) lessons to make you think about the way we treat people.



1 - First Important Lesson - Cleaning Lady.

During my second month of college, our professor
gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student
and had breezed through the questions until... Read more »

chlamydia

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 »