Ways You Can Get Chlamydia From People Who Have It

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Riddle me this!!! Puzzled, confused, scared (OCD or delusional disorder?)

Dr. Bob, you are a beautiful person! I've read and re-read most of you comments to people. I have been told that I had a crystal clear vision of the world and a pure soul and can spot other pure people. I think you are one. I, on the other hand,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...self-medicated (never a good idea, I might add!) with azithro. However, seven days ago you visited a urologist and had positive chlamydia and ureaplasma tests??? The azithromycin should have knocked out the chlamydia (and possibly the ureaplasma... Read more »

Chlamydia and HIV

I would like to know if a person contracted chlamydia, is there a good chance of contracting HIV?I am asking this question because the number of people with chlamydia is much higher than the people with HIV? Why is that?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...difficult to draw any kind of meaningful conclusion from the fact that chlamydia infection prevalence (which is as high as 4 million people infected annually) in the U.S. is higher than HIV prevalence. For one, chlamydia has been transmitted... Read more »

RE: all i see are no risk people asking questions, what about me in ireland??

Hi,Thanks so much for the reply. But.... My symptoms, are they typical??The timeframe, isnt it typical??And yes I had chlamydia at the time(I got tested). Doesnt that increase my chances of contraction?My girlfriend and I had finished before all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the least! Reread my comments from your initial post (printed above). Worry about your risk exposure, not symptoms!As for your chlamydia infection, it is true that some concurrent STDs can increase the likelihood of HIV transmission.My assessment... Read more »

Probably another question that will never die but...

Dr. Bob before I ask my question I just wanted to say how amazing I think you are for putting up with so many people, like myself, asking the same questions all the time. That takes alot of patience. You are a good man, and I will send all my best...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,My "long answer short" to your "long story short" is: absofrickinlutely! WOO-HOO!!!Some STDs, like chlamydia, are much easier to contract than HIV. Having or contracting chlamydia (or other STDs) will not affect HIV-test results, the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


... 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 Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...a sexually transmitted disease." The sexually transmitted disease chlamydia usually comes with no telltale symptoms, so most people don't even know when they are infected. But left untreated, the so-called "silent epidemic" of chlamydia threatens... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...more frequent and more difficult-to-treat herpes breakouts than HIV-negative women. Studies have found that, in HIV-positive people who also have herpes, just treating HIV does not necessarily lessen the number or severity of herpes outbreaks.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oregon: Testing Urged in Fight Against STDs

... Medford is pulling together local and national resources to encourage area young people to get tested for STDs. Local television stations are airing spots funded by the Kaiser Family Foundation and MTV as part of Read more »
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