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What Does Chlamydia Do To Your Body

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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 »
Ask the Experts

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 would bet my grandmother there's nothing like this in the archives. I'll try to stick to the bare bones of the story.I'm a HIV+ gay man,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You would "bet your grandmother" there is nothing like your question in the archives? Oh brave, brave man. Do you have any idea how extensive and crazed the archives are? OK, so let's see, your story involves a short muscular inked... 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 (but no penetration). Since then, I am very scared about having contracted a STD.Twice, after one week and after one month, I had two unusual...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It would be unwise and unethical for me to guess what is going on with you, especially after you had visited and talked with your doctor. My instinct is to trust his/her opinion before mine. In terms of your risk for HIV infection, please refer to... Read more »

Scared my boyfriend gave me chlamydia.

Hi, to make this easy, I'm 19 years old and here is a list of my sexual history. I am asking for the third time because this site seems to have the best most detailed answers for worriers like me.Finger by 3 different guys.I was fingered, eaten...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,You need to go in for a full round of STD testing. Anyone who is sexually active should be screened for all STD's, including HIV at least once a year, and preferably every six months. An STD screening will tell you whether or not you... Read more »

CHLAMYDIA (question never asked/answered)

Are there any other ways the bacteria of Chlamydia can infect an uninfected female with an uninfected (male) partner? (monogamous relationship)..For example, penis touching the anal area but no anal sex and then going inside the vagina, fingers...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,If I understand you correctly, the answer is <b>no</b>. Chlamydia comes from a very specific organism that doesn't live naturally in/around the body. It has to come from another person who is infected. If... 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 »