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What Can Chlamydia Do To A Person

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

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chlaymdia

can you contract chlamydia from an infected person if you give them a blowjob or eat them out?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,What we know is that Chlamydia can be found in the throat. It is becoming more common among gay men. However, there are no reliable scientific studies that Read more »

can central serous retinopathy be a symptom of hiv infection?

Hi, I was recently seeing a person who is hiv positive. While our sexual activity was limited, I did receive oral sex from my partner without a condom. I have now been diagnosed with Central Serous Retinopathy, and I am wondering whether this could...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That would be a very unusual manifestation of recent HIV infection. Getting tested for HIV seems to be reasonable to allay your concerns. Read more »

chlamydia

hi. my boyfriend/fiance has recently infected me with chlamydia. I would say about 1 week ago. What else should I test for?I am worried sick. I was thinking to test for Hepatitis and HIV. Whats your advice?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Dual infection with gonorrhea and chlamydia is common, but standard treatments for chlamydia should cure both infections. Chlamydia and gonorrhea infections increase a persons Read more »

chlamydia and hiv

Hi doc. Mark.As I read, the discharge of chlamydia (in appearance clear or milky)is highly infectious for the chlamydia. But is it also infectious for hiv (if the person with the chlamydia is also hiv-infected)And HOW infectious is it for hiv...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Genital secretions can have both organisms in them. HIV viral load is generally about 10 times less in genital secretions than in blood. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Opportunistic Screening for Chlamydia at a Community Based Contraceptive Service for Young People

...Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common curable sexually transmitted bacterial infection in England and is the most preventable cause Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Common Among Young Women and Men

... A recent nationally representative survey of 6,632 people ages 14-39 found a significant number had chlamydia. Based on samples taken between 1999 and 2002, researchers estimated 2.2 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. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...a sexually transmitted disease." The sexually transmitted disease chlamydia usually comes with no telltale symptoms, so most people don't even know when they are infected. But left untreated, the so-called "silent epidemic" of chlamydia threatens... Read more »
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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 »

Part 2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...question. If you will be diagnosed with HIV or other sexually disease will you by law have to tell your CDC the names on all persons you have slept with? and will they track down all of them? I slept with one person in sweden that had Chlamydia... Read more »

Question To Cougar

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hey, Seems like you're the chlamydia expert on the board and I would really appreciate any help you can give me. Can you answer a question for me? Did you have Read more »

Chlamydia question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I wanted to pose this question. I went to the doctors for a UTI. They said that was what it was but they screened for chlamydia anyways. I don't know much about it so I went online to research it. I definately get that it is an STD. What I don't... Read more »