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What Is Chlamydia Caused By

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chlamydia transmission

How exactly do you get chlymadia? Can you get it through unprotected intercourse even if the guy did not ejaculate in you and there were no visible symptoms?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. Chlamydia causes a discharge that is highly infectious. It is most often transmitted through vaginal intercourse. This infection can be transmitted Read more »


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What's Chlamydia?

Mr. Sowadsky:What's Chlamydia and how do you get it?, do you experience ARS? what test do you have... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Rare Chlamydia Infection Found: Unusual Strain Can Cause Scars, Swelling or Death unusual and invasive form of chlamydia, typically appears as a small lump on the genitals and often goes unnoticed. It can cause scarring and swelling in the genital area and the rectum. In a small number of cases, it can trigger a fatal... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


...Get More Information? Sources What Is Chlamydia? Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacterium, Chlamydia trachomatis , which can damage a woman's reproductive organs. Even though symptoms of... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...urine-based screening test that, unlike other tests, does not require a swab sample of cells from the genital area. Price of Sex Caused by the Chlamydia trachomatis bacteria and transmitted during vaginal, oral or anal sexual contact with an... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates 2.8 million people are infected each year. Cause Chlamydia is caused by bacteria called Chlamydia trachomatis . Transmission You can get chlamydia during oral, vaginal, or... Read more »
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To Cougar....Chlamydia causing symptoms??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...month ELISA. My doctor seems confused. He ran more blood test this week to check for Hep, and other stuff. How can chlamydia cause these symptoms months after the chlamydia was supposedly cleared up? Thanks for any response. Good luck. Read more »

Just got tested

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I just got tested for Syphillis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydia. I will post again after I get my results. If any of you remember my post, I am still open to all suggestions and opinions. Read more »

LGV Chlamydia

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...of getting or spreading the AIDS virus." I am not making this up guys. LGV Chlamydia, " this sexually transmitted disease has caused an outbreak in Europe, where some countries have confirmed dozens of cases. Diagnoses confirmed by US health... Read more »

Late conversion

Posted by Anonymous
...and sensitivty should be much different. I have a late conversion of chlamydia but with a different test ( ELISA HIV ) will it cause late conversion too. I just want to make some study and give some thought to all in the board. My 3 months test... Read more »