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Will My Chlamydia Go Away With Treatment

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Why won't my chlamydia go away?

Hello. I am 15 years old and I have recently went to the doctors and have found out that I have been diagnosed with chlamydia. I was given two pills to take (azithromycin). Well they told me it would only take a week to go away. As of yesterday it...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your question.It's not entirely clear to me why your still having discharge, but I'd suggest going back to your doctor to be checked.Be sure to let your health care provider know about your new exposure, and as always,... Read more »

Chlamydia and HIV (BETTER TO KNOW, 2010)

I have gotten Chlamydia and am super worried that I may have something else like HIV. I worry about... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

Anna Lange (not her real name) had no symptoms when she went to a Wake County, N.C., sexually transmitted 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.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Observational Cohort Study of Chlamydia Trachomatis Treatment in Pregnancy

Azithromycin is currently not considered a first-line treatment for Chlamydia trachomatis infection in pregnant women. The authors of the current study sought to evaluate the use, efficacy, and safety of azithromycin in pregnant women with genital... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Evaluation of Clinician-Reported Adherence to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines for the Treatment of Chlamydia Trachomatis in Two U.S. Health Plans

The authors of the current study sought to assess clinician adherence to CDC-recommended treatments for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) in two health plans. From 1999 to 2000, clinicians were mailed a survey that used hypothetical scenarios to... Read more »
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 »
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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 »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It seems 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.... Read more »

How To Cure Chlamydia

Posted by PhilWeill

Dear patient,

Did you know Chlamydia can kill you?

Chlamydia is one of the most sever STD's in the world ruining people lives.

It can cut your life short. Kill you young. Make your penis fall off... or if you are a woman, make you unable to pee, have... 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 »