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What Are The Symptoms Of Chlamydia Trachomatis

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Women Find It Easy and Prefer to Collect Their Own Vaginal Swabs to Diagnose Chlamydia Trachomatis or Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Infections

"Self-collected specimens can be used to screen asymptomatic women for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC)," wrote the authors of the current report, which analyzed women's opinions on ease and preferences as to sampling... 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 Trachomatis Infections in Norway, 1986 to 2006, Surveillance Data

"The number of Chlamydia trachomatis infections in Norway has been increasing for the last years. A new and enhanced surveillance system was implemented in 2005 to meet the challenges faced by the increasing number of cases," the report's authors... Read more »
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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
It is important to remember that different infections work in different ways. So, just because HIV and chlamydia are infections that are sexually transmitted doesn't mean that they are similar; they are actually quite different organisms that... Read more »

HIV & Chlamydia

Dear Dr Ryan,I had unprotected vaginal sex with a woman (not sex worker) on 25th October 2001. No other exposure after the incident.I have performed blood test for STD (VDRL, THPA, Gonococcal antibodies, Herpes simplex virus type 1 & 2 and...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
An "equivocal" result on a chlamydia test means that the results are not definite (like an indeterminate HIV test result). You need to be retested, but the odds are that your test results will be negative. Ultimately, your test results and... Read more »

Chlamydia with other symptoms

I am terrified I had unprotected sex 1 not for very long with a woman I now believe to have had at least Chlamydia 2 weeks . I now have burning urination, enlarged testicles, abdominal pain. But what's really scarying me is now I lave very low...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HIYou had unprotected sex which you know put you at risk not just for HIV but for all of the other sexually transmitted infections. The low grade fever could be because of the chlamydia but it could also be to other infections. I recommend that you... Read more »

Chlamydia and hiv and symptoms

Dear sir,I had ptorected sex with a girl. I did touch her vagina (fingered) and afterwords put on the condom for protected sex. She did also stroke me penis a little and touched the tip and I think she touched her vagina before she did this.I...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Best thing to do is get tested for HIV. Testing at about 3 months after exposure will determine that you are (almost certainly) HIV negative.DW... Read more »
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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 »

Chlamydia/Gonorrhea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guys, I have got a question about chlamydia/gonorrhea. About FOUR years ago I had sex with (3) prostitutes. I have already been tested -ive for HIV and syphilis. Do you think there's a chance I've been infected with chlamydia and/or gonorrhea? I... 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 »

HLTV testing, and others? -- Also Chlamydia/HIV?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
Hello again everyone. It's late and I'm once again speculating about all the horrible things that I could have.

My question is simple though -- does anyone know how to go about testing for HPV (gen. warts -- read that you can get tested for them),... Read more »