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Will Chlamydia Show Up On A Urine Culture

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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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Dr. Bob (College Stud Really Needs Your Help) Please I dont know who else to talk to!! DONOR

Dr. Bob, I once again would like to say that I admire you and am actually getting my masters in counseling and guidance and am now thinking about specializing in HIV counseling thanks to you! I wrote to you about an unprotected sexual encounter I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...additional HIV tests are warranted. HIV has absolutely nothing to do with your urinary tract infection.Nope.I would suggest you get a urine culture, and also be checked for prostatitis. You could have nonspecific urethritis (NSU).Not... Read more »

Strep in urine culture

Good morning guys...The last 3 months I have been noticing cloudy urine with a pungent smell, hurts from time to time when I void. (however if I drink a large glass of water after experiencing that it seems to go away. Well, my ID nurse had me to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Bacterial infection of the male genital tract raises concern about infection of the prostate, bladder, or kidney in addition to the urethra. An ultrasound and sometimes a cystoscopy (with urology referral) may be needed to sort out if there is an... Read more »

Re: need advice and importantly your karma(please) - will donate

Dear Dr. Bob,Thanks for your reply again. I have duly (and happily) donated to the The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation. As promised, I hope to be able to make a generous donation at the 3 month stage too.I got the results. My lymphocytes were...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with an HIV+ female? that is very unlucky.3. i have gotten cbc, gram stain, hsv, elisa, peripheral smear, throat swab culture, urine culture, urine routine examination, vdrl. do you think anything else can give an idea of my hiv status at... Read more »

Sex at Massage Ceneter, Worried about HIV

H Dr.I am getting treated for chronic prostaitis for the last 8 years. I used to have black discharge out of my penis, abdominal pain and painful ejaculation. 8 years back I had blood in the urine and Dr did cytoscopy and he said it might be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk from the episode you describe would be extremely remote to nonexistent. Your repeatedly negative HIV-antibody tests, HIV PCR DNAs, HIV PCR RNAs and p24 antigen tests are absolutely definitive and conclusive (and... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...diseases clinic earlier this year to pick up her birth control pills. But a routine test revealed that the 20-year-old Lange had chlamydia. "She came in and had no complaints," says Peter Leone, M.D., the clinic's medical director, "and then... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...Clarithromycin? Clarithromycin is used for mild or moderate bacterial infections. It works against several different bacteria, especially chlamydia, hemophilus and streptococcus. These bacteria can infect the skin, nose, throat, lungs and ears.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...United States, and successful treatment of gonorrhea is becoming more difficult. Because many people with gonorrhea also have chlamydia , another STD, antibiotics for both infections are usually given together. Persons with gonorrhea should be... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...urine test for men; urine tests or vaginal swabs for women; throat and/or anal swabs in people having oral and/or anal sex Chlamydia urine test or vaginal swab Hepatitis tests (See fact sheet 506 ): Tests look for hepatitis antibodies... 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 »

CHLAMYDIA

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Would chlamydia be positive on a test 3 weeks after possible exposure? What is the window period, it has been 4 months since my exposure and Read more »