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Who Is At Risk For Chlamydia

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

College-Age Population at Risk for Chlamydia

Although chlamydia is the most common bacterial STD in the United States according to CDC, many people infected are unaware of it. No symptoms present in about 75 percent of women and 50 percent of men. "If they don't know they have an infection,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence and Risk Factors for Chlamydia trachomatis Infection Among Cross-Border Truck Drivers in Hong Kong

The researchers designed the current study to determine the prevalence and risk factors for chlamydial infection among cross-border truck drivers. The subjects of the study were 225 cross-border truckers based in Hong Kong. The drivers were... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use and Risk of Gonorrhea and Chlamydia: A Systematic Review of Design and Measurement Factors Assessed in Epidemiologic Studies

Each year, approximately 19 million STD cases occur in the United States. The male latex condom is the contraceptive method most commonly used to prevent STDs. Condoms are highly effective against HIV transmission, epidemiologic research shows.... Read more »
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Testing, risk, and treatment "CHLAMYDIA + HIV (?)"

I just found out i have chlamydia and took the medicine this evening, soon i will be free from it, however i am awaiting the three month marker to get tested for hiv. My question is... i had sex with 2 people unprotected, one who was drunk so...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Because your sex partner came in you (multiple times), we'd consider this to be high risk. This is just risk though, if you got HIV all depends on if your partner was infected in the first place, how rough the sex was,... Read more »

Oral chlamydia infection - risk of HIV

I was diagnosed with with urethritis caused by chlamydia from receiving oral sex - there is no doubt that this was the cause as I have had no other sex. Your posts say this is very unlikley but in my case happened for sure.The giver also had HIV - I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Probably not. The reason for the negligible risk associated to receiving oral sex is that there is little to no infectious HIV in the saliva of HIV infected people. See <a... Read more »

Chlamydia

I have seen numerous posts on the internet about the risk of getting chlamydia from oral sex as being low. But most times the oral sex being described is from the person recieving the oral sex and concerned with contracting chlamydia from the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Chlamydia infection in the throat appears to be rare. While sexually transmitted infections are more likely to be transmitted through genital-to-genital contact, any time your mouth comes into contact with a sexually transmitted infection (fluids or... Read more »

Chlamydia with other symptoms

I am terrified I had unprotected sex 1 not for very long with a woman I now believe to have had at least Chlamydia 2 weeks . I now have burning urination, enlarged testicles, abdominal pain. But what's really scarying me is now I lave very low...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HIYou had unprotected sex which you know put you at risk not just for HIV but for all of the other sexually transmitted infections. The low grade fever could be because of the chlamydia but it could also be to other infections. I recommend that you... 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 »

A few questions about chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous
I had a high risk situation when I had unprotected vaginal sex about 10 months ago. I ended up getting tested recently, but I realized that around a month after the situation, I took Zithromax, so even if I did have it, it would have been cured. ... Read more »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can any1 out there help me with this question, i have been with my boyfriend for 3 years and as far as I am 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... Read more »