A 38-year-old member asked:

Would it be very likely for a man to be a carrier of chlamydia and not actually have it?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Silent STD: A many would have to have chlamydia in his body but he could have "silent" disease and infect others.
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A female asked:
I'm 16, can I be a carrier of Chlamydia? Been treated twice for Chlamydia, but scared I've got it again by the strong smell I'm getting.
Dr. Oscar Novick
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Chlamydia: If your sex partner is not treated at the same time you are , you run the risk of getting reinfected,
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Dr. Laura Martin
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there is not a "carrier" you may be repeatedly reinfected or not completing your regimen of antibiotic and getting rid of infection
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A female asked:
Could a woman be an unknown carrier of chlamydia and have sex several times with the same person before they contracted chlamydia from her?
Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 50 years experience
Possible: Yes it is possible One reference give the following information: This infection is easily spread because it often causes no symptoms and may be unkno... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
My dr said I had chlamydia then I got rid, slept with the carrier again but no symptoms of it again? Neither has he? Was it even chlamydia,isit yeast?
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Maybe still infected: If you had a positive swab or urine test, you definitely had chlamydia. If the diagnosis was only by symptoms and examination, maybe not chlamydia but... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Does re/me urine test and sensitivity give us any clue that a person has had a carrier of chlamydia/gonorrhea or other std?
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
STD testing: Not sure exactly what you are asking. If you are asking if gonorrhea and chlamydia can be detected in a urine sample then the answer is yes.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
I got treated for chlamydia, but slept with the carrier again, but no chlamydia in mouth, I have smelly white discharge, isit bacterial vaginosis?
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Need exam...: If you are having a vaginal discharge, you should see your gyn physician for evaluation. That is the only way to determine if the discharge is bv, ye... Read More
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