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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...for syphilis, but doxcycline or tetracycline can be given to patients who are allergic to penicillin. Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Other sexually transmitted infections commonly seen in HIV-positive women include chlamydia, gonorrhea, bacterial vaginosis, and trichomonas. Antibiotics are available to treat these conditions. Your doctor can diagnose these infections and prescribe effective treatment. It is important to treat...
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Chlamydia and HIV (BETTER TO KNOW, 2010)

I have gotten Chlamydia and am super worried that I may have something else like HIV. I worry about things alot and this is driving me crazy. I havent gotten tested for it yet but my doctor wants me to once I am finished with my antibiotics. I dont...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...thinking that if I don't lose weight, I don't have the disease. Sometimes I do get a white tongue, but I am also taking asthma medicine which may cause that. Since my exposure, my asthma symptoms have become worse and I have had to return to the... Read more »

A guy from Moscow

Dear Dr. Francino,You are a true medicine-genius. This time I need your help. I have done my tests in London for HIV, Hepatitis A, B and C, Gonorrh(o)ea as well as Chlamidia after 13 week of unprotected oral sex. All the results are negative. Can i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Moscow Guy,Your negative results for hepatitis A, B and C; gonorrhea; chlamydia; and HIV at 13 weeks are definitive, conclusive and Dr. Bob-certified WOO-HOOable. Congratulations! Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Chlamydia treatment

Can daily masturbation cure chlamydia?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope! Only antibiotics can cure chlamydia, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't "burp the nephew" daily just for fun.Dr. Bob Read more »

? False Positive Chlamydia

Hello, I went to my doctor in Aug for a pap test with the complaint of some itching. She called a few days later and told me my test was unreadable and that I had vaginitis. She prescribed an MVP cream for two weeks and I went back the pap came...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...vaginitis, see my response to "Yellow Vaginal Discharge" (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Hepatitis/Q26472.qna).Chlamydia is sexually transmitted. If you had chlamydia, you were either infected by your current partner or a... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia: Preventive Medicine Group Recommends Annual Screening for Some Women

...The American College of Preventive Medicine has recommended that all sexually active women age 25 or younger, as well as sexually active women with other risk factors, be Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Common Among Young Women and Men

...and Chlamydia in the United States Among Persons 14 to 39 Years of Age, 1999 to 2000 ," was published in Annals of Internal Medicine (2007;147(2):89-96). Back to other news for August 2007 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quick Chlamydia Urine Test Accurate in Men

...polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay among 1,211 men ages 16-73 at a sexual health center for young people and a genitourinary medicine clinic. Compared with PCR assay, the rapid test identified 90 of 107 chlamydia infections in men, for a... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Chlamydia

...care providers often use to treat some other STIs, won't cure chlamydia. If you have chlamydia, you should Take all your medicine, even after symptoms disappear, for the amount of time prescribed Go to your health care provider again if your... Read more »
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Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...refused to give me PEP (it was unprotected vaginal). A culture was done to check for STDS (Urethral Swab) and it came back +ve for Chlamydia. I know I have to go through 3 months of hell waiting on HIV results but I'm confused about Chlamydia... Read more »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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 few weeks ago I went to the doc and got tested but I was clean and negative for chlamydia. The thing is... 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 »

Suffering unknowingly from untreated STDs

Posted by Anonymous
...made possible through unrestricted grants from Boehringer Ingelheim, iMetrikus, Inc., the National Library of Medicine, and donations from users like you. Always watch for outdated information. This article first appeared... Read more »