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What Doctor To See For Chlamydia

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utahns May Now Be Treated for STDs Without Seeing a Doctor

The partners of Utahns diagnosed with an STD now have a way of getting treated anonymously without seeing a doctor. A state law that went into effect Tuesday allows doctors to write antibiotic prescriptions for the unnamed partners of their... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Northern Ireland: Experts Reveal Alarming Figures -- Doctors See Huge Increase in Sexual Diseases

A new documentary, set to broadcast on Jan. 25, offers a behind-the-scenes look at the Royal Victoria Hospital's Genito-Urinary Medicine (GUM) clinic and details the rise in STDs in recent years in Northern Ireland. According to data presented in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Researchers See Hope for Chlamydia Vaccine

In a recent study, researchers reported findings that could set the stage for the development of a vaccine against Chlamydia trachomatis . Antibodies to one protein may prevent infection by all 15 strains of Chlamydia trachomatis , reported Harlan... Read more »
Ask the Experts

See the doctor

Does a person have to wait a certain amount of time before they can go to the doctor to be checked if they have a std??? Can you ever go to the doc too soon after the unprotected sex that they won't be able to pick it up??...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Sexually transmitted infections are complicated, and the fact that they are all grouped into one category, STIs or STDs, can be deceiving. Each infection is caused by a different microorganism, some that are similar and some that are quite distinct.... Read more »

Treating chlamydia with clindamycin and or Zithromax

I have chlamydia and need some advise. I am currently working, and will be for sometime, in a location that I have no access to any drugs other than what I have here with me, or doctor. I have 2, 250mg capsules of Zithromax, and I also have 20,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.Chlamydia infections can be treated with either doxycycline (100 mg twice daily for 7 days) or azithromycin (1 gram once).I wouldn't recommend only taking 500 mg of the 'zithro.Hope that helps,BY... Read more »

Pain in testicles: STDs like chlamydia and herpes?

Hello doctor,THis is in continuation to one of my previous emails in Nov. I had then expressed concern of getting HIV due to sucking on a strippers breasts, not sure if lactating or not. Ive had some dull testicle pain with slight itching on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This is now your third post related to your night of boob-sucking at the Badda Bing. I've tried twice before to reassure you that your actions did not place you at any significant risk for STDs, including HIV. Your current symptoms are... Read more »

? False Positive Chlamydia

Hello, I went to my doctor in Aug for a pap test with the complaint of some itching. She called a few days later and told me my test was unreadable and that I had vaginitis. She prescribed an MVP cream for two weeks and I went back the pap came...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
This is clearly a complicated question to answer because there are several unknowns. I really encourage you to try and sort out ALL of your questions with your doctor. Keep getting clarification until you understand. If your doctor cannot clarify... Read more »
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CHLAMYDIA

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would chlamydia be positive on a test 3 weeks after possible exposure? What is the window period, it has been 4 months since my exposure and now I have this frequent urge to urinate, does this sound like chlamydia?

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chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can any1 out there help me with this question, i have been with my boyfriend for 3 years and as far as I am 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... Read more »

Help - HIV/Chlamydia Risk

Posted by Sharpie_H, 1 Reply
Hello everyone,

Last June 4, while traveling, I decided that I would try other sexual experiences (anal sex) and got into contact with a male prostitute. Long story short, there was some roleplay on his part, some very light biting (no blood... Read more »

Can you catch chlamydia orally by someone who has rectal chlamydia?

Posted by chrono5, 2 Replies
I've just been treated for rectal chlamydia, but I have a partner who we both have never had anal sex with, but he has given me oral sex. I haven't told him just yet because I found out today and I'm waiting until he is back, but I was wondering... Read more »