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Will Chlamydia Show Up Within 2 Weeks

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Chlamydia

I understand the incubation for Chlamydia could be anywhere from 2 days to 4 weeks. My question is, after receiving Chlamydia, how long would it take to show up in a swab test? Thanks....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I'm not familiar with the window period associated to chalmydia testing (I've read two weeks, but this might not apply to all types of screening tests). If you have questions about the accuracy of your screening tests, talk with the... Read more »

chlamydia

hi. my boyfriend/fiance has recently infected me with chlamydia. I would say about 1 week ago.... Read more »

Protected Top/ Chlamydia/ HIV poz bottom

Hello Dr. I was recently dating a guy who turned out to be a maniac. the first two weeks we moved... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

What Is Chlamydia? How Common Is Chlamydia? How Do People Get Chlamydia? What Are the Symptoms of Chlamydia? What Complications Can Result From Untreated Chlamydia? How Does Chlamydia Affect a Pregnant Woman and Her Baby? How Is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington: Number of Chlamydia Cases Jumps 12 Percent

The number of chlamydia cases in Washington rose 12 percent last year, nearly three-quarters of which were reported in residents ages 15-24. Health officials are urging all sexually active women under 25 to get tested for the disease at least... 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. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Chlamydia

Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Research Related Links Overview Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection (STI). You can get chlamydial infection during vaginal, oral, or... Read more »
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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 now I have this frequent urge to urinate, does this sound like chlamydia?

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Chlamydia/Gonorrhea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guys, I have got a question about chlamydia/gonorrhea. About FOUR years ago I had sex with (3) prostitutes. I have already been tested -ive for HIV and syphilis. Do you think there's a chance I've been infected with chlamydia and/or gonorrhea? I... 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 »

LGV Chlamydia

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
I thought this news item in todays INQUIRER was of some interest to us gay men. Its about a "bad strain of chlamydia not usually seen in this country". It "appears to be spreading among gay and bisexual men possibly increasing their chances of... Read more »