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Why Does Chlamydia Infect Woman More Than Men

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Transmission of chlamydia and HIV

Hi Dr. Bob,I haven't been to The Body in awhile, but I have a couple of questions - and I would bet my grandmother there's nothing like this in the archives. I'll try to stick to the bare bones of the story.I'm a HIV+ gay man, who last year was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...crack habit and who abuses both you and a girlfriend and who also knocks the girlfriend up while giving her (and perhaps others) Chlamydia. OK, fine. Granny is safe for now but only because your violent bisexual Chlamydia-infected "Jake" is both... Read more »

Inked Jake contd

Hi Dr. Bob,Thanks for your reply. I was "overwrought" when I sent my post - but everything I wrote... Read more »

Dormant chlamydia?

Can chlamydia remain dormant, like say I test negative and possibly still have it?? please help Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bridging the Gap: Using School-Based Health Services to Improve Chlamydia Screening Among Young Women

... The study's objective was to implement a chlamydia screening program targeting young women accessing reproductive health care services in a school-based setting, and to assess racial/ethnic factors associated with infection. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Common Among Young Women and Men

...infection, according to Dr. S. Deblina Datta and CDC colleagues. Almost half of those who had gonorrhea also had chlamydia. Young women have an "unacceptably high burden" of chlamydia infection, said researchers. Prevalence of chlamydia and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Screening Prevents Disease, Improves Health of Young Women, Chlamydia Study Says

...Kaiser Permanente in partnership with CDC found that by taking simple steps, health care institutions can increase the number of women tested for and diagnosed with chlamydia. Around 40 percent of women with untreated chlamydia infections... Read more »
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 screened annually for chlamydia. Other risk factors Read more »
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coping til neg. boyfriend needs other women

Posted by inadaze, 2 Replies
...begin with but had an intense closeness. Today i dropped by his apartment and he was in the process of having sex with another woman. I can't put into words the deep sinking pit of loneliness and betrayal i feel. I am attempting to understand... 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 »

Received un[protected oral, worried ouf my wits!

Posted by merrywell, 1 Reply
...NOT necessary for this, as this is NOT risky, but I'm worried anyway. What do you guys say? I tested negative for gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis. Read more »

HLTV testing, and others? -- Also Chlamydia/HIV?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
...male, had protected vaginal, unprotected oral sex (giving/recieving) with an escort worker. From that single encounter, if the woman had chlamydia (I didn't at the time), how much greater is my risk for also contracting HIV from her if it turns... Read more »