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What Are The Potential Complications Of Chlamydia Infection

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reinfections, Persistent Infections, and New Infections After General Population Screening for Chlamydia Trachomatis Infection in The Netherlands

The authors conducted a cross-sectional study among a subsample of participants in a population-based screening in urban and rural areas of the Netherlands to determine the rate of new infections, reinfections or persistent infections with Chlamydia... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence and Risk Factors for Chlamydia trachomatis Infection Among Cross-Border Truck Drivers in Hong Kong

The researchers designed the current study to determine the prevalence and risk factors for chlamydial infection among cross-border truck drivers. The subjects of the study were 225 cross-border truckers based in Hong Kong. The drivers were... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Infection Prevalent Among Unsuspecting Young Americans

One in 25 participants in a representative sample of 12,548 Americans ages 18-26 were found to be infected with chlamydia in the first nationwide study of the STD's prevalence. Racial and ethnic disparities in infection rates were also found. Blacks... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a type of bacteria. It infects the cervix in women and the urethra in men, and uninfected mucous membranes coming into contact with infected semen or infected mucous membranes could become... 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
Hi. Thank you for your question. Chlamydia is a very common STD (much more common than HIV/AIDS). It is a bacterial infection that is primarily spread through vaginal intercourse. Symptoms in men can include a burning sensation when he pees... 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
This is clearly a complicated question to answer because there are several unknowns. I really encourage you to try and sort out ALL of your questions with your doctor. Keep getting clarification until you understand. If your doctor cannot clarify... Read more »

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
Yes, it is possible to have chlamydia for years and not experience symptoms. Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a type of bacteria. It infects the cervix in women and the urethra in men, and uninfected mucous membranes coming... Read more »
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Concerned about potential infection.

Posted by garouix, 2 Replies
Back in October I had unprotected oral sex with someone I've known for several years. It was my first sexual encounter in over a year. About a week after, I developed flu-like symptoms as well as a swollen tonsil with a sore throat. After a week or... Read more »

shaving risk Chlamydia yes ...HIV pending?

Posted by change33, 1 Reply
I had 2 partners over Dec/Jan IN A NUTSHELL my lady friend and I were tested NOV 15 and we were both negative. We engaged in sex with no condom. her last interaction was 5months prior I had no visible complications we had sex Dec 14th. I had another... Read more »

My potential HIV nightmare?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I will try not to make this too long, but I cannot guarantee it. What follows is my potentinal exposure to HIV and the nightmare I am living since:
I just found this site from a friend of mine who told me that this is one of the best sites around... 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 »