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is it possible to be immune to chlamydia

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: You do not ever develop true immunity to chlamydia.You can get it as often as you are exposed if you are not taking the antibiotics that kill it duri ... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Don't count on it: Chlamydia is an infectious disease that does not enter your blood and or ever stimulate the immune system to give immunity.It is more like strep throa ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
STD/STI: Chlamydia is a bacteria that is sexually transmitted, thus causing a sexually transmitted disease/infection. In women, it can lead to infertility & ch ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most have none: Most women do not have symptoms when they have chlamydia. For those that do have symptoms be on the look out for vaginal discharge, burning with urina ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes & no: You probably develop good cross protective antibodies to some of the common flu strains. However, the flu tends to mutate some every season & if the s ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Distinctly unusual: Anything is possible but allergy to the TB test would be distinctly unusual.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Allergic reactions are generally to larger proteins (pollen, foods, venom) rather than very tiny DNA or RNA such as viruses. In people with eczema, h ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Gulley
25 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Great question: This is a difficult question to prove an answer to. I would argue did it is possible for somebody to be immune to cancer. I expect one day we will see ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Camilla Graham
26 years experience Infectious Disease
In a way: About 80% of the us has been exposed to herpes simplex type 1 (hsv-1) and about 30% to hsv-2. Many people have never had cold sores or genital lesions ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: If you come back in contact with chlamydia, you can become re-infected.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Certainly to semen: And thus indirectly to sperm and is of many causes of infertility.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
31 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes ... to a point: Marijuana grows as a plant and does produce pollen. However, the plant is usually insect pollinated and thus, not as likely to cause allergy symptoms ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
Yes: Yes.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: But from what i understand - pork allergies are rare. People may also be reacting to processing chemicals in the pork.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Nothing is absolute. This would depend upon the manner in which one was exposed and what the viral load to which they were exposed was.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: It may be to the latex or to a lubricant. It's actually fairly common. Find one that's right for him.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not allergic to cigs: There are many well documented negative effects of cigarette smoking, but true ige mediated reactions are not one of them.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Adrenaline is a normal substance in the body and is the treatment for severe allergic reaction. It can however cause the same symptoms as fear. Incr ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Allergy is due to the chemicals in tampons. Chemicals have been added to make the tampons sterile in order to reduce tampon causing an infection.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible: The most common food allergens are egg, milk, wheat, soy, peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish and fish. Other foods can cause allergic reaction but are much ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Not the vitamins, but perhaps the inert components of the tablet. Try changing brands.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergy: Allergic antibodies can be formed to any foreign protein however, melatonin is not a foreign protein. At times, humans develop allergy to self-body pr ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes : There are ingredients in sunscreen which can cause an allergic or irritant contact dermatitis.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Kessler
55 years experience Periodontics
Very possibly: If you are referring to oral sex then yes many diseases can be transferred between mouth and vagina both tissues are called mucosa and can harbor i ... Read More

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