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What Effects Does Chlamydia Have On Fertility

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Opportunistic Screening for Chlamydia at a Community Based Contraceptive Service for Young People

Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common curable sexually transmitted bacterial infection in England and is the most preventable cause of infertility in women. Despite publicity campaigns, the public's awareness of chlamydia and its consequences... 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. 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 »
Ask the Experts

Does combination-therapy effect fertility and future pregnancies?

I'm 34 year old, married, mother of a 2-year old son and infected with chronic Hepatitis C, which I coincidently discovered after I volunteered to give blood. A liver punction showed fibrosis, stage 1. My hepatologist advised me to start...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
AS you may imagine,there are no studies in pregnancy with RBV,and all the information we have is not from randomized studies.RBV is teratogenic,this is a fact,and its effects stay in the cells up to 6 months.This is because the drug will be around... Read more »

influence of HIV treatments on women's fertility

Dear experts, Do you have any reference of studies on the potential influence of antiretrovirals on HIV+ women's fertility? Thank you in advance, Best Maite ...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Little if anything is known about the effect of ART on fertility;JLS.... Read more »

In vitro fertilization and

Hi Doctors; I'm trying to find out information about the transmission risk of HIV when a fertilized egg of a +ive woman and a -ive man is implanted in the uterus of a negative woman that would continue the pregnancy (rental mom). I know this...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
Implantation of a fertilized egg from an HIV+ mother and an HIV negative father into a HIV negative woman carries a theoretical risk of HIV transmission to the "rental mom" in that the fertilized egg might possibly have some HIV virion... Read more »

How can I get rid of resistant Chlamydia

I am a single male, 30 living in Thailand and finding it hard to get good medical help. I have had what might be chlamydia for a month now - nothing showed in the test, but the doctor thought that this is what it is. I had initially taken 500mg...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
You may simply have residual effects ofhealing chlamydia, so I would await furthersymptoms and have repeat STD tests at your nextvisit. You are correct that resistant strains have been reported, for which alternative medications,such as... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

SEEKING FERTILITY DOCS WHO TREAT POSITIVE COUPLES!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello Friends,

My husband and I are both positive and have been researching having a baby for 2 years. We are both healthy with undetectable viral loads and high cd4 counts and we are well aware of the risks. I know under the Americans With... Read more »

fertility help

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Does anyone know of any clinics that do in fact help hiv+ women ? or any clinics that will perform a tubal ligation reversal on hiv+ women???

I was in a bad marriage and had a tubal ligation 12 years ago. I've had hiv for over 18 years, and I'm... Read more »