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What Can Happen To A Male If He Goes Without Getting Chlamydia Treated

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...even with a condom, anal sex can be risky. A person should use generous amounts of water-based lubricant in addition to the condom to reduce the chances of the condom breaking. For more information on latex condoms, see " Male Latex Condoms and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. " If you would like more information or have personal concerns, call CDC-INFO 24 Hours/Day at 1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636), 1-888-232-6348 (TTY), in English, en...
Ask the Experts

Is hiv testing at 3 months valid whlle pregnant?

Hi Docter,I am pregnant and paranoid , I gave a blow job to an old male friend and aquired chlamydia. I know that increases my risk for transmission orally he did not cumm in my mouth. My friend says he is negative but of course of my anxiety and me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...would consider your negative three-month test conclusive and definitive. No additional HIV testing is warranted. Some STDs, like chlamydia, are much more readily transmitted than HIV. Although not really necessary now. If you were still in... Read more »

Hepatitis Risk affecting HIV test results

Hey Doc,I recently tested HIV negative 19 weeks after a possible exposure. I did however catch chlamydia and am on my third round of antibiotics to clear it up. I'm a 19 year old straight male, no drug use. My questions are.1. Should hepatitis be a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.Hepatitis is a contagious viral illness but I'm not sure why you are worried about it based on the information in your question. Your doctor can easily screen you for hepatitis if indicated.2.No.You're welcome.Dr. Bob Read more »

LGV positve

After recently going. to the G.I. doctor because of a bout of rectal bleeding that would not stop, I found out that I had LGV. I was diagnosed with HIV in 2007 and started on treatment right away. I always found that I was having gastrointestinal...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The standard treatment for diagnosed LGV is 21 days of doxycycline 100 mg BID-there are few decent alternatives. The cure rate is not 100% so sometimes therapy has to be repeated or an alternative treatment considered. Since diagnosis is often... Read more »

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
...transmitted sexually among people much longer than HIV has. Chlamydia also seems to be transmitted much easier heterosexually (from female to male) than HIV.RMK Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Urine Test Spots Chlamydia in Male Teens

... Routine urine screening for chlamydia is an effective means of detecting infections in sexually active young men, according Dr. Kathleen P. Tebb of the University Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Common Among Young Women and Men

...disproportionately high among non-Hispanic black residents. The findings "support current recommendations" to screen sexually active females age 25 and younger for chlamydia, to re-test those with previous chlamydia infection, and to co-treat... 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. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quick Chlamydia Urine Test Accurate in Men

... A chlamydia test for males using first-void urine has proven effective in a study, and the rapidity of its results could offer patients same-day treatment, Read more »
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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 »

WONDERING.. Doctors not answering

Posted by Allen, 3 Replies
...I'm was wondering if male can also have UTI.. and so I was tested form chlamydia and gonorrhea.. took the pills and still having discharge from penis. Read more »

What are my chances

Posted by Franek, 1 Reply
...risk. She maintins she's negative. Full STD/STI check 31 Dec (day 28) (HIV1&2 by ELISA, unknown generation) Positive for Chlamydia (now treated, was bloody painful 4.5 weeks post exposure) Negative everything else inc HIV. HIV Test 4 Feb... Read more »

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

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
...do, have a clear discharge only when urinating) -- how much greater is my risk for contracting HIV? Let me clarify... I'm a male, had protected vaginal, unprotected oral sex (giving/recieving) with an escort worker. From that single encounter,... Read more »