What If I Test Positive For Chlamydia After Exposure

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Hello Dr. I was recently dating a guy who turned out to be a maniac. the first two weeks we moved in together, I was diagnosed with chlamydia. I dont know how i got it I have always used condoms, and to my knowledge, I have never seen a condom...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...condoms "properly" and consequently can put themselves at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV.If you've had a significant exposure to a partner who is confirmed to be HIV infected, the CDC recommends HIV-antibody testing immediately... Read more »

HIV Exposure, Test at 10 weeks and pregnant wife

Hi,I'm a bi-sex male and at the beginning of Sep 07 I had protected sex with a professional sex... Read more »

hiv status

i had unprotected sex now i have doubt in my mind about hiv.its been 7 days now if i get tested can... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


...because the majority of infected people have no symptoms. If symptoms do occur, they usually appear within 1 to 3 weeks after exposure. In women, the bacteria initially infect the cervix and the urethra (urine canal). Women who have symptoms... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...says. "But as far as we know, the biggest price is paid by young women." Babies sometimes pay a price, as well. Babies who are exposed tochlamydia in the birth canal during delivery can be born with pneumonia or an eye infection called... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...primarily intended for the prevention of infection in cases where there has been a known high-risk work-related (occupational) exposure to HIV. For more information on the management of PEP for occupational exposures, please read the following... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonococcal, Chlamydia and Syphilis Infection Positivity Among MSM Attending a Large Primary Care Clinic, Boston, 2003-2004

...screened; among 6.9 percent of MSM who reported high-risk sex in the preceding three months; and among 17 percent of men reporting exposure to an STD. Overall, among asymptomatic MSM screening, 1.0 percent had urethral gonorrhea; 1.7 percent had... Read more »
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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 Read more »

Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Had a recent HIV exposure early hours 2 weeks ago (a Saturday morning) and went to an ER on Sunday evening. They refused to give me PEP (it was unprotected Read more »

big mistake help!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
help...i had a situation and sorry but i have to describe what happened. I had a few experiences about 4 to be exact with diferent guys. With 3 of them we just did mutual masterbation and my penis touched there anus a few times but did not penetrate... Read more »

Persistent Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...go to an infectious disease doctor. Any ideas if this is seroconversion since it has not gone away and started a week after exposure. I know that the test is the conclusive measuring device but has anyone else experienced this who is negative or... Read more »
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