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What Does Chlamydia Do To Your Body

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When should I retest for chlamydia after treatment?

After taking the single dose, in how long would the chlamydia be completely gone from my body? I want to know when to test myself again. When would it say thats negative. ...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,This depends on the treatment that you got (basically if you got a big dose all at once or have to take daily pills).But regardless, the rule of thumb is to wait at least a week to have sex or test again.Hope this helps,Erik... Read more »

Transmission of chlamydia and HIV

Hi Dr. Bob,I haven't been to The Body in awhile, but I have a couple of questions - and I... Read more »

How gonorrhea / chlamydia discharges look like?

About one month ago, I had a erotic massage performed on me which involved direct genital contact... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Effectiveness for Prevention of Chlamydia trachomatis Infection

While a growing body of research is increasingly demonstrating the effectiveness of condoms in preventing STDs, the current analysis aimed to provide a disease-specific estimate for the effectives of condoms in preventing Chlamydia trachomatis... Read more »
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 »
The Center for AIDS

Preventing and Controlling Chlamydia -- the Silent STI -- in People With HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Chlamydia Risk Factors in People With and Without HIV How Chlamydia Sets Up Infection and Spreads Chlamydia Raises Risk of HIV Infection and Progression Screening and Testing for Chlamydia: Urine Is Not Enough ... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Chlamydia

Overview 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 »
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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 »

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 after a hish... 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 »

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 »