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is chlamydia common

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Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Chlamydia , women!: There is a higher rate of infection in single females than males! chlamydia is found in 25-28% of single females, and is two-three percent lower in ma ... Read More

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology
Bacteria: Chlamydia is a bacteria infection transmitted by sex and both men and women can contract the infection. In men, they usually experience mild, intermi ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Chlamydia: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease (std) caused by a bacteria called chlamydia trachomatis. Chlamydia is reported more often than any other b ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moez Khorsandi
26 years experience Urology
Very common: Chlamydia is a very, very common std in the unites states. In fact, it is one of the most common std's in younger patients (ages 18 to 35). It is easi ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yuri Maricich
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Chlamydia pneumoniae is also relatively common infection. 50% of adults have evidence of past infection by the time they are 20.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience Pediatrics
No: You should get checked for bacterial vaginosis with a pelvic exam.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marion Mcfarland
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Burning: While urinating and in men sometimes a clear or white discharge, many women can be asymptomatic.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Trichomoniasis: Symptoms include inflammation of the cervix, urethra, and vagina which produce an itching or burning sensation. Discomfort may increase during interco ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
This happens a lot: 1) STDs are not always transmitted. If one partner has chlamydia, the transmission chance is ~50% for unprotected vaginal sex, so after 1 exposure, on ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Clear discharge: Men with chlamydia may not have any symptom. Symptoms include burning sensation that gets worse on urination, and clear mucus-like discharge.
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