Who Is At Risk For Chlamydia

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Oral chlamydia infection - risk of HIV

I was diagnosed with with urethritis caused by chlamydia from receiving oral sex - there is no doubt that this was the cause as I have had no other sex. Your posts say this is very unlikley but in my case happened for sure.The giver also had HIV - I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Probably not. The reason for the negligible risk associated to receiving oral sex is that there is little to no infectious HIV in the saliva of HIV infected people. See Saliva Read more »


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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

College-Age Population at Risk for Chlamydia

...for HIV, and that's fine," said Dr. Lawrence Neinstein, executive director of the University Park Health Center. "But their risk of HIV infection ... is much lower than their risk ofchlamydia." "I haven't heard of it," said Annie Rani, a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence and Risk Factors for Chlamydia trachomatis Infection Among Cross-Border Truck Drivers in Hong Kong

... The researchers designed the current study to determine the prevalence and risk factors for chlamydial infection among cross-border truck drivers. The subjects of the study were 225 cross-border truckers Read more »
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, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use and Risk of Gonorrhea and Chlamydia: A Systematic Review of Design and Measurement Factors Assessed in Epidemiologic Studies

...epidemiologic studies published from January 1966 through April 2005 that evaluated the association between male condom use and risk of either infection. The researchers investigated whether each study distinguished consistent from inconsistent... Read more »