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What Are The Complications Of Chlamydia

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Chlamydia

dear Doctor: I have maybe a stupid question, but my life now is a hell. Is it possible have Chlamydia during years whithout symptoms?. Doctor says me that I have Chlamydia. (No problem, I cure with Zitromax). The problem is that I faithful to my...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...symptoms it is important that people at risk get screened, especially women. Untreated chlamydia can cause sterility and other complications.Since you have been diagnosed with chlamydia, it is important that your girlfriend receives treatment;... Read more »

what is chlamydia?

what is chlamydia and what are the symtoms?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...health clinician can provide you with testing to see if you are infected.Untreated chlamydia can lead to sterility and other complications in men and women. Women are more likely to be asymptomatic. Visits to a gynecologist usually include... Read more »

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
...heavy period, or abdominal pain. Left untreated, in women, Chlamydia can cause Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID), a very serious complication. In both men and women, left untreated, Chlamydia can cause infertility (inability to have a child). In... Read more »

? False Positive Chlamydia

Hello, I went to my doctor in Aug for a pap test with the complaint of some itching. She called a few days later and told me my test was unreadable and that I had vaginitis. She prescribed an MVP cream for two weeks and I went back the pap came...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...vaginitis, see my response to "Yellow Vaginal Discharge" (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Hepatitis/Q26472.qna).Chlamydia is sexually transmitted. If you had chlamydia, you were either infected by your current partner or a... Read more »
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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 »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Physician Attitudes, Beliefs, and Chlamydia Screening Practices

...is an urgent need to implement and evaluate interventions to improve chlamydia-screening rates among adolescent women so that complications of chlamydia infection can be prevented. Furthermore, the authors recommend that improved physician... Read more »
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Gynecological Complications in Women with HIV

...While gynecological (GYN) complications are but one area of concern for women with HIV, they are critically important because they are the most commonly reported condition Read more »
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Quick Chlamydia Urine Test Accurate in Men

...many cases of infection in men going undiagnosed and being transmitted to their female partners, with potentially more serious complications." Already approved in France, the new test will soon be available in Spain, Portugal, Italy, and other... Read more »
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More complications??

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
If you guys can please help asses my situation, it would be much appreciated. I only took 2 tests both were done the same day. 13 days post exposer I took a Rapid Antibody test, as well as a NAAT or DNA test. The Rapid came back negative, which I... Read more »

Any reason to test after 13 weeks?

Posted by Franek, 1 Reply
...headaches, photophobia, eye floaters, pins and needles arms and legs, arthralgias, Tinnitus (continuous), Reactive arthritis as complication of bacterial (chlamydial or food poisoning) infection? Read more »

My exposure was a bit complicated, HELP!!

Posted by questions, 3 Replies
I am a gay guy and yesterday I had sex with a guy I met, I didn't suck him or anything, he sucked me though the only thing I did was fingering him in the anus, however after I pulled my finger out, and right after I did I saw blood coming out of... Read more »

Am I infected?

Posted by Questioningone, 1 Reply
...I take half a tablet of cetirizin every day to control my allergies (dust for example, worst in the summer normally gives no complications during the autumn and winter). I havent vomited, but felt a bit sick at times. I havent experienced... Read more »