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chlamydia prostatitis

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
27 years experience Urology
Antibiotics: The treatment of choice for chlamydia infection is antibiotics. Other infections and std's are usually present as well and should be evaluated and tre ... Read More
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No such thing: Chlamydia doesn't cause prostatitis. It causes nongonococcal urethritis (NGU), which can be misdiagnosed as prostatitis. Genital chlamydial infections ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. E Friedman
44 years experience Family Medicine
ANSWER: ABSOLUTELY YOU COULD TEST HAVE THE CHLAMYDIA IN THE PROSTATE INSPITE OF NEGATIVEURINALYSIS PROSTATE CULTURES ARE NOT EASY TO COLLECT NOR REPORT OUT.
A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not, but...: Prostatitis isn't an STD, and with negative gonorrhea and chlamydia, probably no PID risk for your wife. However, some docs mistakenly diagnose n ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No STD, prostatitis: The partly duplicates your other question, which didn't provide these details. There is no way you caught gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas, or prosta ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: chlamydia is contagious no matter how you contracted it until you are treated effectively.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Chronic pelvic pain?: Chlamydia doesn't cause prostatitis, and is rarely acquired by oral sex -- maybe false positive test? Maybe chronic pelvic pain syndrome, or genital a ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Prostatitis: This can be bacterial, or non-infectious, or due to organisms other than bacteria. It is not generally thought of as an STD but certainly some microor ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Doubt prostatitis: No STD or any infection that might cause prostatitis is possible from such contact. I'm guessing your symptoms are some combination of urinary urgency ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Prostatitis: Yes. But so can many of the common urethral and bladder bacteria. Prostate infection is complicated by inflammation. The prostate gland does not have ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Chlamydia is one of the germs that can cause a prostate infection. Not all prostate infections are caused by chlamydia and not all chlamydial infectio ... Read More

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