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What If You Have Chlamydia For Over A Year

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Wiped Out in 20 Years

New mathematical modeling suggests that a vaccine to prevent chlamydia could eliminate the STD within two decades, researchers reported at the Australasian Sexual Health Conference 2008 in Perth. While scientists have been unsuccessful in developing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Rates of Gonorrhea, Chlamydia Surge

Chlamydia diagnoses last year in Australia grew by 17 percent over the 2009 figure, while gonorrhea diagnoses shot up by 25 percent, the Kirby Institute reported today. More testing does not account for all of the increases, said David Wilson, an... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia: The Most Common STD You've Never Heard Of

Infecting some 3 million patients each year, chlamydia is the most commonly reported bacterial STD in the United States. Though it can easily be cured with antibiotics, chlamydia often goes undetected because many people do not have symptoms of the... Read more »
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Chlamydia

dear Doctor: I have maybe a stupid question, but my life now is a hell. Is it possible have Chlamydia during years whithout symptoms?. Doctor says me that I have Chlamydia. (No problem, I cure with Zitromax). The problem is that I faithful to my...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Yes, it is possible to have chlamydia for years and not experience symptoms. Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a type of bacteria. It infects the cervix in women and the urethra in men, and uninfected mucous membranes coming... Read more »

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.

Rocky Mountain CARES
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 »

Got Chlamydia, could I have gotten HIV too?

Dear Dr. Robert,I am a Greek 30 year old not-virgin-anymore, and I am scared. Two weeks ago I had sex (for the first time) with a high-class escort (those ladies who do a lot of stuff for a lot of money). We had protected sex, I didn't...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk, even with the possible (but not confirmed) chlamydia infection, remains exceedingly low. Some STDs, like chlamydia, for instance, are much, much easier to acquire than HIV. It is true that having chlamydia could attract... 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 »
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Chlamydia/Gonorrhea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guys, I have got a question about chlamydia/gonorrhea. About FOUR years ago I had sex with (3) prostitutes. I have already been tested -ive for HIV and syphilis. Do you think there's a chance I've been infected with chlamydia and/or gonorrhea? I... 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 »

A few questions about chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous
I had a high risk situation when I had unprotected vaginal sex about 10 months ago. I ended up getting tested recently, but I realized that around a month after the situation, I took Zithromax, so even if I did have it, it would have been cured. ... Read more »

HLTV testing, and others? -- Also Chlamydia/HIV?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
Hello again everyone. It's late and I'm once again speculating about all the horrible things that I could have.

My question is simple though -- does anyone know how to go about testing for HPV (gen. warts -- read that you can get tested for them),... Read more »