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What Are The Dangers Of Chlamydia

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

Anna Lange (not her real name) had no symptoms when she went to a Wake County, N.C., sexually transmitted diseases clinic earlier this year to pick up her birth control pills. But a routine test revealed that the 20-year-old Lange had chlamydia.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oklahoma: Adolescents Face Infertility Danger With Disease

The Regional Infertility Prevention Advisory Council is meeting Thursday in Oklahoma City, bringing public health officials together for a two-day conference on chlamydia screening, treatment, surveillance, and other issues. Attendees will include... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: "Dangerous Complacency" on HIV

Rising rates of STDs seen in Australia's youth are prompting fears among public health officials of a future spike in HIV diagnoses. "If their attitude to unsafe sex continues, it will only be a matter of time before HIV infections increase, too,"... Read more »
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Chlamydia and HIV (BETTER TO KNOW, 2010)

I have gotten Chlamydia and am super worried that I may have something else like HIV. I worry about things alot and this is driving me crazy. I havent gotten tested for it yet but my doctor wants me to once I am finished with my antibiotics. I dont...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,It's always better to know than not know. See below.Dr. BobI know the answer, but I ask anyway.... (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)Sep 13, 2010Well, here I am again, losing my... Read more »

Doctor started me on PEP to help my anxiety.. Dangerous???

I started out a couple of days ago nervous about HIV, but now I'm nervous about what my doctor did in response to it.I had an incident 70 hours ago (from this writing) that scared the daylights out of me for my stupidity but others have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You had protected sex with a latex condom that did not break. You "inserted your fingers inside her for about a minute" without cuts on your fingers. From this information, you followed all the safer sex guidelines and your risk for... Read more »

How dangerous is using semen for lube?

Recetly I used aother man's semen for lube to masurbte myself. I now realize there is danger in doing this, as it can come into contact with the mucus membranes of the urethra. I was wondering just how dangerous this is considered to be? ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It's difficult to say how "dangerous" it is to use another person's semen for lubrication of your penis; frankly, there is no need for alarm. What we know about HIV transmission during sexual contact is that it is limited to... 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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wut is more dangerous?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Wut do u guys think is more dangerous??? RECEIVING a blow job, or kissing someone with an open sore??? Cuz when u GET a blow job the person is sucking directly into ur urethra right? When ur kissing with a sore, its not direct, theres less chance.... 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 »

Chlamydia testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

does anyone around here happen to know how frequent an occurence false negatives are with Chlamydia testing through PCR on first-catch urine?

Thanks in advance,
anonymous 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 »