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What Can Cause Chlamydia

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Had protected sex, but I might have Chlamydia!

Hello Dr Bob, this is the 3rd time I write to you. Last week I had a PROTECTED ORAL AND VAGINAL INTERCOURSE. The condom was properly used, no leaks and certainly no break. Since yesterday I've been going to the bathroom more frequently than normal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...all, if your oral and vaginal sex was "protected" and the condom was used properly no leaks, no breaks your risk for HIV and Chlamydia would be nonexistent. Neither bug can permeate intact latex. No way. No how.Second, HIV does not hop. Neither... Read more »

Oral chlamydia infection - risk of HIV

I was diagnosed with with urethritis caused by chlamydia from receiving oral sex - there is no... Read more »

chlamydia transmission

How exactly do you get chlymadia? Can you get it through unprotected intercourse even if the guy... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...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. "She came in and had no complaints," says Peter Leone, M.D., the clinic's medical director, "and then... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

... What Is Chlamydia? How Common Is Chlamydia? How Do People Get Chlamydia? What Are the Symptoms of Chlamydia? What Complications Can Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Chlamydia

...Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Research Related Links Overview Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection (STI). You can get chlamydial infection during vaginal, oral, or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Rare Chlamydia Infection Found: Unusual Strain Can Cause Scars, Swelling or Death

...when put together are very alarming trends," said Dr. Ameeta Singh of Alberta Health. LGV, an unusual and invasive form of chlamydia, typically appears as a small lump on the genitals and often goes unnoticed. It can cause scarring and swelling... 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 Read more »

Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...refused to give me PEP (it was unprotected vaginal). A culture was done to check for STDS (Urethral Swab) and it came back +ve for Chlamydia. I know I have to go through 3 months of hell waiting on HIV results but I'm confused about Chlamydia... Read more »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...aware neither of us has had any other partner in that time. about 3 months ago he got tested and he showed up positive with chlamydia so a few weeks ago I went to the doc and got tested but I was clean and negative for chlamydia. The thing is... 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 »