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Would Chlamydia Show Up In A Pap Test

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? False Positive Chlamydia

Hello, I went to my doctor in Aug for a pap test with the complaint of some itching. She called a few days later and told me my test was unreadable and that I had vaginitis. She prescribed an MVP cream for two weeks and I went back the pap came...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
This is clearly a complicated question to answer because there are several unknowns. I really encourage you to try and sort out ALL of your questions with your doctor. Keep getting clarification until you understand. If your doctor cannot clarify... Read more »

abundance of white cells seen on pap culture HIV?

Hi Dr.Glenn I'm hoping that you can ease some of my fear. I went to my local health department... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Infection May Boost Cervical Cancer Risk

Women who become infected with chlamydia appear to be at an increased risk of developing cervical cancer, according to European researchers. Dr. Keng-Ling Wallin of Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden, and colleagues found that 8 percent of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Project to Help Curb Chlamydia

On Nov. 1, a multi-pronged approach was launched to raise awareness of chlamydia in the Australian Capital Territory. The STD was detected in 298 people in 2001; already this year, 410 cases have been reported. But because 50 percent of infected... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Screening Teen Girls for Chlamydia Could Lower Infertility

Changing physicians' behavior to give sexually active teenage girls a urine test for chlamydia during routine doctor visits is an effective way of detecting chlamydia and helping prevent infertility problems later in life, according to a new study.... Read more »
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 »
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Chlamydia testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

does anyone around here happen to know how frequent an occurence false negatives are with Chlamydia testing through PCR on first-catch urine?

Thanks in advance,
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HLTV testing, and others? -- Also Chlamydia/HIV?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
Hello again everyone. It's late and I'm once again speculating about all the horrible things that I could have.

My question is simple though -- does anyone know how to go about testing for HPV (gen. warts -- read that you can get tested for them),... Read more »

Pap Smear

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is a abnormal pap smear a sign of HIV?

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Abnormal pap smear

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My doctor just informed me that my pap smear was abnormal. Could this be an indication of HIV infection?
I possibly had an exposure Feb, tested Neg End of April. Read more »