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What Is Chlamydia Trachomatis

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Trachomatis Infections in Norway, 1986 to 2006, Surveillance Data

"The number of Chlamydia trachomatis infections in Norway has been increasing for the last years. A new and enhanced surveillance system was implemented in 2005 to meet the challenges faced by the increasing number of cases," the report's authors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Observational Cohort Study of Chlamydia Trachomatis Treatment in Pregnancy

Azithromycin is currently not considered a first-line treatment for Chlamydia trachomatis infection in pregnant women. The authors of the current study sought to evaluate the use, efficacy, and safety of azithromycin in pregnant women with genital... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Chlamydia Trachomatis Infection in a Subgroup of Young Men in the UK

Few data are available about frequency of Chlamydia trachomatis infection among men in the United Kingdom in settings outside of genitourinary medicine clinics. The largest study, in conjunction with the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and... Read more »
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In need of exprt advice

Hello I was diagnosed 2 weeks ago with Chlamydia trachomatis the doctor that is attending me is saying that I need to receive injections twice a day for 10 days is strange because online research says that it can be cured by taking azithromycin I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Privet and thanks for posting from Ukraine.Chlamydia is indeed treated with azithromycin (or other macrolide antibiotics). <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment/2010/" target=_new>US Treatment Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted... Read more »

chlamydia

hi doctor recently my friend did a chlamydia infection test it came with two results lgg psitive lgm negative what's the diffrence between them and if there is any other disease related to chlamydia thank u...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Chlamydia infections generally come in two types, from two different species of bacteria. Chlamydia pneumonia causes respiratory tract infections, whereas Chlamydia trachomatis causes a sexually transmitted... Read more »

Chlamydia and HIV

I would like to know if a person contracted chlamydia, is there a good chance of contracting HIV?I am asking this question because the number of people with chlamydia is much higher than the people with HIV? Why is that?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is important to remember that different infections work in different ways. So, just because HIV and chlamydia are infections that are sexually transmitted doesn't mean that they are similar; they are actually quite different organisms that... Read more »

HIV & Chlamydia

Dear Dr Ryan,I had unprotected vaginal sex with a woman (not sex worker) on 25th October 2001. No other exposure after the incident.I have performed blood test for STD (VDRL, THPA, Gonococcal antibodies, Herpes simplex virus type 1 & 2 and...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
An "equivocal" result on a chlamydia test means that the results are not definite (like an indeterminate HIV test result). You need to be retested, but the odds are that your test results will be negative. Ultimately, your test results and... Read more »
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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 »

Chlamydia testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

does anyone around here happen to know how frequent an occurence false negatives are with Chlamydia testing through PCR on first-catch urine?

Thanks in advance,
anonymous 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

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 »