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What Can You Take To Make Chlamydia Go Away

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Why won't my chlamydia go away?

Hello. I am 15 years old and I have recently went to the doctors and have found out that I have been diagnosed with chlamydia. I was given two pills to take (azithromycin). Well they told me it would only take a week to go away. As of yesterday it...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thanks for your question.It's not entirely clear to me why your still having discharge, but I'd suggest going back to your doctor to be checked.Be sure to let your health care provider know about your new exposure, and as always,... Read more »

Chlamydia

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Transmission of chlamydia and HIV

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rise in Chlamydia Cases Overwhelms Fort Wayne, Indiana Clinic

A spike in diagnosed chlamydia cases has strained the Allen County, Ind., health department's two-nurse clinic that treats people with STDs. "Our STD Clinic is turning people away at the door every day," acknowledged Loren Robertson, the county's... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

Anna Lange (not her real name) had no symptoms when she went to a Wake County, N.C., sexually transmitted 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.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: HIV/STD Conference to Give Away Condoms

The Illinois Department of Public Health will open its annual conference on HIV and STDs on October 24 with a "Save Lives, Condomize" giveaway campaign. The state's Public Health Director LaMar Hasbrouck will be in attendance for the handouts,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: The New Face of HIV/AIDS -- Rising Disease Rates Strip Away Our Stereotypes

Linda Williams of the Northeast Florida Women's AIDS Alliance (NFWAA) did not let the lower-than-expected turnout at a recent breakfast on the Southside stop her from getting her point across. HIV/AIDS was the leading cause of death for... Read more »
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How To Cure Chlamydia

Posted by PhilWeill

Dear patient,

Did you know Chlamydia can kill you?

Chlamydia is one of the most sever STD's in the world ruining people lives.

It can cut your life short. Kill you young. Make your penis fall off... or if you are a woman, make you unable to pee, have... Read more »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It seems there's a lot of confusion about test procedures for chlamydia. The best way to test is by taking a swab and/or urine test. Blood test may or maynot pick up chlamydia and there seems to be a lot of false positive readings via blood tests.... 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 »

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 »