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Can chlamydia and HIV be contacted at the same time

Can chlamydia and HIV be contacted at the same time

Yes: Aquiring one sexually tramsitted disease is usually coupled with another std as well. This includes gonnorrhea and hiv, especially if the partner has risk factors for having these infections (e.g. Drug use, prostitution, many sexual partners, etc.). If any concern, testing for these is recommended. ...Read more

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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

Chlamydia infection is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or no symptoms at all. In many patients without symptoms, chlamydial infections can spread upwards into the abdomen and cause serious complications due to scarring. Newborns can acquire chlamydial eye infection from birth ...Read more


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If I have chlamydia can I get pregnant at the same time?

If I have chlamydia can I get pregnant at the same time?

Yes: It is possible to get pregnant while infected with chlamydia but the chlamydia needs to be treated. Untreated chlamydia can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease which can make women infertile. Additionally, untreated chlamydia can spread to the baby and cause major medical issues for the baby. Treat your chlamydia--go to your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Could a woman be an unknown carrier of chlamydia and have sex several times with the same person before they contracted chlamydia from her?

Could a woman be an unknown carrier of chlamydia and have sex several times with the same person before they contracted chlamydia from her?

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 unknowingly passed to sexual partners. In fact, about 75% of infections in women and 50% in men are without symptoms. ...Read more

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In regards to chlamydia, if me and my partner both take the medication at the same time, how long before it will be gone. And when can we have sex ?

In regards to chlamydia, if me and my partner both take the medication at the same time, how long before it will be gone. And when can we have sex ?

About a week: The infection will be gone in a week or so. Ideally, you should avoid sex that long. Treatment failure is uncommon, but if it happens to one of you, the other would become infected when you resume sex together. On the other hand, this is unlikely. If you and your partner can't wait a week, for sure use condoms. ...Read more

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Can u take treatment for BV and chlamydia at the same time?

Can u take treatment for BV and chlamydia at the same time?

Yes: Yes, different types of antibiotics are used for these two infections but can be taken together. ...Read more

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Could the single dose of zithromax cure chlamydia and PID at the same time?

Could the single dose of zithromax cure chlamydia and PID at the same time?

PID: No. PID is usually polymicrobial - more than one organism involved in infection. Zithromax only covers the Chlamydia. You also need an antibiotic that would cover Gonorrhoea, and some clinicians would also use Flagyl to cover for anaerobic organisms. Zithromax alone is not adequate for PID. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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Hiv (Definition)

Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more


Chlamydia (Definition)

Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more