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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 to take to diagnose it? Any particular symptoms?THANKS!...
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 is a very common STD (much more common than HIV/AIDS). It is a bacterial infection that is primarily spread through vaginal intercourse. Symptoms in men can include a burning sensation when he pees... Read more »

chlamydia transmission

How exactly do you get chlymadia? Can you get it through unprotected intercourse even if the guy... Read more »

Chlamydia oral sex

HIIS IT POSSIBLE TO HAVE CHLAMYDIA FROM RECEVING ORAL SEX?DOES THIS HAPPEN?WHAT ARE THE ODDS?SHOULD... Read more »
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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 »
The Center for AIDS

Preventing and Controlling Chlamydia -- the Silent STI -- in People With HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Chlamydia Risk Factors in People With and Without HIV How Chlamydia Sets Up Infection and Spreads Chlamydia Raises Risk of HIV Infection and Progression Screening and Testing for Chlamydia: Urine Is Not Enough ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alaska: Bethel Organizes as the Rate of Chlamydia Infection Climbs

For the last 10 years, Alaska has reported some of the highest numbers of chlamydia cases in the nation, and state health officials are organizing against its numerous causes. The greatest increase in cases occurred in Alaska's southwest region,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Safe-Sex "Complacency" Boosts STDs

Recently released data show rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea among Ottawa females ages 15-24 rose 89 and 88 percent respectively from 1997 to last year. For males the same age, rates of chlamydia increased two-fold and gonorrhea rates more than... Read more »
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Help - HIV/Chlamydia Risk

Posted by Sharpie_H, 1 Reply
Hello everyone,

Last June 4, while traveling, I decided that I would try other sexual experiences (anal sex) and got into contact with a male prostitute. Long story short, there was some roleplay on his part, some very light biting (no blood... Read more »

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 »