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Will Chlamydia Show Up On A Blood Test?

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Other STDs Affect HIV Test

Doctor Bob,You are a legend -Just a quickie - Can having another more common STD like Chlamydia, Gonnorhea etc have any affect on the HIV blood test ie. causing false negatives or extending window period?I have checked the archives but Im obviously...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Quickie question. Quickie answer. Nope! Concurrent STDs, such as chlamydia, gonorrhea or syphilis, will not affect HIV-antibody test results or change the duration of the window period.You're welcome!Dr. Read more »

JhonneedHelp

5 month ago my condom broke when I was penetrating a sex worker. Few minutes later i started to... Read more »

Re: FOR GOD SAKE PLZ REPLY .....AND GOOD LUCK..donation coming

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AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Treatment Issues for Women

...a pelvic exam and a cervical swab (different from a Pap smear) for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and other common infections, and a blood test to check for syphilis. A simple vaginal sample can identify yeast and bacterial levels in the vagina and can... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...measures red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets (cells that help clot your blood if you get a cut. It is the most common blood test. Test at baseline and every 3-6 months. Chemistry Panel (See fact sheet 122 ): This combination of... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...(WB) result is unclear. The entire HIV test must be repeated with a new blood sample, usually several weeks after the first blood test. Indeterminate results usually occur if the test is performed just as the person begins to seroconvert. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STD Testing Among MSM Less Frequent Than Recommended by Public Health Guidelines

...significantly lower than recommended in public health guidelines. For sexually active MSM, CDC recommends annual HIV and syphilis blood testing, annual chlamydia testing, as well as annual gonorrhea testing at all anatomic sites of exposure... Read more »
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chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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. Any... Read more »

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

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
... Herpes, Genital Warts, HIV, and HLTV are all incurable... so how can you test for the 3 other than HIV? Also -- if I have chlamydia (99.9% sure I do, have a clear discharge only when urinating) -- how much greater is my risk for contracting... Read more »

To Cougar....Chlamydia causing symptoms??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the worst...even though I have tested negative on a 2 month PCR and a 3 month ELISA. My doctor seems confused. He ran more blood test this week to check for Hep, and other stuff. How can chlamydia cause these symptoms months after the... Read more »

to: BigMistake and other freinds

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...experience I had today: ( I suppose you know all my history ) 1. I went see a specialist on Infectous Diseases 2. Again the IgG blood test for Chlamydia and Herpes are consider NO USE. I was treated with chlamydia, so no further test is required... Read more »