What Is Chlamydia Trachomatis
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Rocky Mountain CARESPrivet 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 »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello 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 »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesIt 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 »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesAn "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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Posted by chrono5, 2 RepliesI'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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi,
does anyone around here happen to know how frequent an occurence false negatives are with Chlamydia testing through PCR on first-catch urine?
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Posted by PhilWeill
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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyIt 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 »
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