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once you have chlamydia do you always have it

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No, it is treatable.: Treatment for chlamydia include single dose zithromax or 7 day treatment with doxycline, Erythromycin or amoxicillin. It is sometimes treated for 10 ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience Family Medicine
VD: It's a venereal infection like gonnorrhea. It is treated with specific antibiotics. Both infections can be treated together. It's very widespread.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
A kind of bacteria: Chlamydia is a bacteria. The the most common types are transmitted sexually, i.e. it's an STD. In some developing countries, some chlamydia types caus ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Chlamydia: Yes. If you have chlamydia exposure during sex or if you have an infection you should call your doctor for an examination and get treatment that usua ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Herpes is a virus that lives in a nerve cell. There is no cure for it yet. But it can be suppressed and kept dormant causing no symptoms.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tom Harrington
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Herpes: It is impossible o tell or predict recurrences. Try to keep stress to a minimum. Treatment options are starting meds at first sign of outbreak or if ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Diverticulitis: Is infection or inflammation in diverticula, which are pockets of outpouching from colon wall. You will always have diverticulosis, because these poc ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Get tested: Everyone should be tested for HIV infection. That's the only way to know. Unless you've never had sex or shared needles, it's hard to know for sure wh ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Possibly: A certain percentage of herpes infected will have the virus take up permanent residence in the nervous system - there to break out on the skin or eye ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
At risk -: You are at risk for contracting HIV infection if you have unprotected sex or share needles with someone with AIDS. Important to use a condom to protec ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Symptoms?: Symptoms? Some symptoms are non-specific, vague, and found in many physical (or mental) illnesses - fatigue, shortness of breath on exertion, poor sle ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, it's contagious: Chlamydia germs can also live on the throat, not just in the penis and in the vagina and cervix. The idea is to avoid oral sex with people carrying in ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
First, : It's not irradiation, it's radioactive iodine therapy. It not an external x-ray. Radioiodine is usually 95-98% effective with one dose when done prope ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Most are considered contagious for a minimum of 24 hrs after starting a penicillin like drug. That parameter is used for causal contact at work or sch ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Precum is Live sperm: Yes. Many females have had to learn the hard way that many boys and men leak semen prior to ejaculation. This pre-cum, as it is known, is able to ca ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earle Pescatore
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get treatment: It is important to take the course of antibiotics that your healthcare provider prescribes. It is also critical that your partners are treated. Fina ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: These symptoms can only be adequately addressed by your doctor in real-time (face-to-face). Only after a thorogh evaluation, possibly including labs ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Could be infrequent: If you have unprotected sex, you are at risk each time. Some women have become pregnant from one episode of vaginal intercourse.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Shingles: Yes. Of course. Thus one needs and must get the shingles vaccine!
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is the problem.: You might not know because it can be a 'silent std' which means it can be doing destruction without you being aware. Please get tested if you are conc ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Chlamydia: Chlamydia is easily transmtted sexually and you should be evaluated.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristine Gerwell
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
No.: Amenorrhea is not a painful condition, but if there is low hormone level, there may be some dryness in the tissue which could make intercourse painful ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Trich has nothing to do with your cycles, if you have trich please make sure you get retested after treatment as some can be resistant and may need re ... Read More
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