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What Are The Characteristics Of Chlamydia Disease

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The Center for AIDS

Preventing and Controlling Chlamydia -- the Silent STI -- in People With HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Chlamydia Risk Factors in People With and Without HIV How Chlamydia Sets Up Infection and Spreads Chlamydia Raises Risk of HIV Infection and Progression Screening and Testing for Chlamydia: Urine Is Not Enough ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Evaluation of Clinician-Reported Adherence to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines for the Treatment of Chlamydia Trachomatis in Two U.S. Health Plans

The authors of the current study sought to assess clinician adherence to CDC-recommended treatments for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) in two health plans. From 1999 to 2000, clinicians were mailed a survey that used hypothetical scenarios to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Two Sexually Transmitted Diseases Rise; Metro Health Officials Believe Extra Screenings Reveal More Cases of Chlamydia, Gonorrhea

In metro Detroit, reported cases of chlamydia rose 25 percent last year, while cases of gonorrhea rose 18 percent, statistics from the state Department of Community Health show. In Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties, chlamydia cases climbed from... Read more »
Ask the Experts

chlamydia

Mr. Kull;Since there was no response, I am asking this question a second time. I hope you'll be able to answer.For STDs such as chlamydia and gonorrhea, I understand that transmission can occur via oral sex and LIVE in the throat. Given these...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is important to make a distinction between chlamydia and gonorrhea infections in the throat as opposed to the mouth (which you do), because these infections do not cause infection in the mouth. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are not transmitted through... Read more »

How did I get chlamydia??

Hi, I recently tested positive for urethral chlamydia. The nurse who treated me said that is normally caused by topping an infected person, and maybe in rare cases by having one give you head. The only person I have topped or who, as I recall, has...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Chlamydia can be found in orifices such as the urethra, month, vaginal and rectum. Your friends may not have had all sites tested and may have the infection without knowing it. DW... Read more »

Oral chlamydia infection - risk of HIV

I was diagnosed with with urethritis caused by chlamydia from receiving oral sex - there is no doubt that this was the cause as I have had no other sex. Your posts say this is very unlikley but in my case happened for sure.The giver also had HIV - I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Probably not. The reason for the negligible risk associated to receiving oral sex is that there is little to no infectious HIV in the saliva of HIV infected people. See <a... Read more »

Dormant chlamydia?

Can chlamydia remain dormant, like say I test negative and possibly still have it?? please help ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is possible to have a chlamydia infection and not experience symptoms; this is the case for approximately 75% of women and 50% of men. For this reason, screening for chlamydia is increasingly recommended, especially for at risk women. Advances in... Read more »
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can someone please help me! i know it's not good... Read more »

How To Cure Chlamydia

Posted by PhilWeill

Dear patient,

Did you know Chlamydia can kill you?

Chlamydia is one of the most sever STD's in the world ruining people lives.

It can cut your life short. Kill you young. Make your penis fall off... or if you are a woman, make you unable to pee, have... Read more »

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 »

LGV Chlamydia

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
I thought this news item in todays INQUIRER was of some interest to us gay men. Its about a "bad strain of chlamydia not usually seen in this country". It "appears to be spreading among gay and bisexual men possibly increasing their chances of... Read more »