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What If Chlamydia Doesn't Go Away

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Why won't my chlamydia go away?

Hello. I am 15 years old and I have recently went to the doctors and have found out that I have been diagnosed with chlamydia. I was given two pills to take (azithromycin). Well they told me it would only take a week to go away. As of yesterday it...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Hello and thanks for your question.It's not entirely clear to me why your still having discharge, but I'd suggest going back to your doctor to be checked.Be sure to let your health care provider know about your new exposure, and as always,... Read more »

My geographic tongue doesn't go away

Everytime I hear and read that a geographic tongue "just goes away". Its over a year I am... Read more »

chest pain that doesn't go away.

Hello doctor i just have a brief qouestion I am m/ 28 / and i have been haveing chest pain for... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Do the Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Look Like?

The following are the some of the symptoms of syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, genital warts, scabies and herpes. Since symptoms can vary from person to person, and since these symptoms can resemble the symptoms of many other illnesses, you CANNOT... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cases of Chlamydia on the Rise in Iowa

Reported chlamydia cases are on the rise in Iowa, but the numbers could reflect testing changes. In 2004, Iowa had 6,958 reports of chlamydia, up from 6,462 in 2003. Karen Thompson, STD program manager for the Iowa Department of Public Health, said... 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 »
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My husband doesn't want to burden me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My fiance had been acting very strangely the past few weeks: doing things that he was sure would make me leave him, and ultimately running away to god knows where. He called me yesterday and told me that it was probably best that we were just... Read more »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It seems there's a lot of confusion about test procedures for chlamydia. The best way to test is by taking a swab and/or urine test. Blood test may or maynot pick up chlamydia and there seems to be a lot of false positive readings via blood tests.... Read more »

How To Cure Chlamydia

Posted by PhilWeill

Dear patient,

Did you know Chlamydia can kill you?

Chlamydia is one of the most sever STD's in the world ruining people lives.

It can cut your life short. Kill you young. Make your penis fall off... or if you are a woman, make you unable to pee, have... Read more »

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 »