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can chlamydia cause uti

A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It shouldn't: If you're not certain, you can always get rechecked. Talk to your doc about your std risks & prevention.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: My gold standard for UTI diagnosis is a urine culture which yields the germ and what meds kill it.Some look at a urinalysis and assume a UTI and treat ... Read More
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Very unlikely: Chlamydia is rare at age 64, even with partners at risk. Second, although chlamydia sometimes can mimic UTI, typical UTI symptoms (painful or urgent u ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Reverse: Actually, Chlamydia can cause a UTI and is also considered an STD.
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Different problems: Chlamydia infects the urinary tract, so technically is a type of UTI. However, normal UTIs are entirely different medical problems from chlamydia. Nei ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
You bet: Sexual activity is one of the most effective means of transmission of infection, and persons who have one std have a significant likelihood of having ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Yes, if ...: The combined use of both antibiotics is reasonable, but not more than 5 days so to see if their effectiveness takes place under "empirical" treatment ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No, it doesn't: But if you have been engaging in risky sexual behaviors - get check because it can be a silent disease.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No: No infection can "turn into" a different one. Chlamydia is a particular bacteria, only transmitted by sex. It doesn't cause UTI; and UTI bacteria are ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No , but...: You could have burning with urination due to a chlamydia infedtion. If you had a UTI but were never exposed to chlamydia - then you would not get a ch ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe/not: The usual primary drugs for chlamydia are seldom effective in treating a UTI. Treatments vary with the suspected germ & local drug resistance inf ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Maybe: If by "little cuts down there" you mean burning pain in your vagina or upon urination, then yes, UTI & chlamydia (a sexuallly transmitted infection/di ... Read More

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