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Z Pack And Chlamydia

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Innovative Resources Could Help Improve Partner Notification for Chlamydia in Primary Care

General practitioners (GPs) in Australia support a wide range of possible resources to improve partner notification for chlamydia, the current report shows. The researchers undertook this study to examine the practices of GPs in relation to partner... 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 »
BETA

"Raw Sex" -- Are the Rules Changing?

mr. Pam (photo: Megan Canon) A standing-room-only crowd packed the house at Magnet on December 3 for a lively Real Talk discussion about condomless sex and HIV prevention. Moderated by Naked Sword director mr. Pam and featuring a panel of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Should I get a PEP starter pack? Young AA male in FL with positive partner

I am arming myself with information to protect myself and have a loving relationship with my partner. Every time we have sex, we use condoms....however, it would be nice to have a PEP starter pack on hand in case of an accident. Do I really need...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.I would suggest both you and your positively charged Mr. Right read through the information in the chapter devoted to magnetic couples in the archives of this forum. There you will find information about harm-reduction strategies for magnetic... Read more »

Circuit Party "Party Pack" Is it safe to take?

Hey Dr. Bob,I'm a realtive newbie to the circuit party scene. I now live in the village in NYC. I recently received a special invitation to attend a dance party that came with a packet of three pills (a party pack for " extra fun without...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Circuit-Party-Guy,Your invitation to attend the party came equipped with a packet of party drugs for "extra fun without the worry?" Hmm . . . although I can't be sure over the Internet exactly what pills are contained in your party... Read more »

Zithromax (Z-Pack) & HCV

My husband was diagnosed with HCV 8 years ago, but was probably infected over 30 years ago. His yearly check-up in September was good and showed no change from before-very mild inflammation and normal liver enzymes. He has failed treatment in the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Your question is related to one of drug toxicity. Azithromycin (zithromax) is an excellent medication that is effective against many pathogens. It does have some side effects, such as nausea, so that is possibly related. Codeine can also cause... Read more »

Dormant chlamydia?

Can chlamydia remain dormant, like say I test negative and possibly still have it?? please help ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is possible to have a chlamydia infection and not experience symptoms; this is the case for approximately 75% of women and 50% of men. For this reason, screening for chlamydia is increasingly recommended, especially for at risk women. Advances in... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 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,
anonymous 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 »

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 »