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Can Chlamydia Cause Uti
Could the presence of a non chlamydia caused UTI mask the presence of chlamydia if a test is then done for chlamydia?
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
If I test positive for a UTI but they did not test specifically for chlamydia does that mean the UTI was caused by something other than chlamydia?
Very unlikely: Chlamydia is rare at age 64, even with partners at risk. Second, although chlamydia sometimes can mimic UTI, typical UTI symptoms (painful or urgent urination without discharge) rarely are due to chlamydia. A standard UTI is far more likely; chlamydia testing usually isn't done in men like you. You need to be checked for underlying problems that trigger UTI in older men, like prostate enlargement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Different problems: Chlamydia infects the urinary tract, so technically is a type of UTI. However, normal UTIs are entirely different medical problems from chlamydia. Neither one causes the other. UTIs are not caught from other people: natural bacteria from the intestine cause them. Chlamydia is only caught by sex with another person who already has it. There are no exceptions. Does that help clear things up? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you have a UTI caused by more than one bacteria such as a non STD bacteria and one such as chlamydia at the same time?
Can cephalexin for uti cause a bumpy rash on groin? Also diagnosed with chlamydia and took azithromyocin for it.
Yes, if. ..: The combined use of both antibiotics is reasonable, but not more than 5 days so to see if their effectiveness takes place under "empirical" treatment or after certain testing. So, ask the prescribing doctor for detail, esp. If given recurrently or continually. ...Read more
No: No infection can "turn into" a different one. Chlamydia is a particular bacteria, only transmitted by sex. It doesn't cause UTI; and UTI bacteria are entirely different, not sexually transmitted. However, chlamydia and UTI can cause similar symptoms, such as painful urination. Sounds like you need to see a doctor for professional care and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
Can smz/tmp ds 800-160 treat Chlamydia. I.took. It.for. A uti but my bf had chlamydia but I don't. I believe he has only been with me. I think it clea?
Not helpful.: Go see your primary care doctor or GYN. They can test and treat for chlamydia. ...Read more
Got diagnosed with a UTI and chlamydia could that be the reason I feel like I have little cuts down there?
Maybe: If by "little cuts down there" you mean burning pain in your vagina or upon urination, then yes, UTI & chlamydia (a sexuallly transmitted infection/disease) can cause your discomfort. I'm hoping that since you were diagnosed that you also were prescribed appropriate antibiotics which you took & finished as directed. Please do not save any for your next infection. Go see ur doc if you're not better. ...Read more
Some will But: You need to use Zithromax or an antibiotic from Tetracycline group for treating chlamydia as a first line antibiotics according to cdc But some antibiotics used for UTI listed below can also be used as second line Ofloxacin Levofloxacin Are also effective and Amoxicillin is indicated for treatment of Chlamydia during pregnancy ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed with a uti and chlamydia and was given macrobid for both, is that enough to take care of my problems?
I had a negative urine culture for a UTI. I had chlamydia 6 months ago. Is it possible that my UTI symptoms are actually symptoms of chlamydia again?
Yes.: Chlamydia can cause UTI with symptoms similiar to other types of UTI. Rate of recurrent urogenital Chlamydia can be as high as 30% in some cases so it is certainly reasonable to get retested to see if you have reucrrence. ...Read more
Is sexual intercourse the only way to contract chlamydia? Would having a UTI have any significance?
STD: Chlamydia IS an STD- - get screened for all possible secondary infections. ...Read more
My partner told me she had chlamydia. I had symptoms but test was negative. Could this be NGU or gonorrhea or UTI?
Yes: Unprotected sexual exposure puts you at risk for all STDs, for which you should be tested, not just chlamydia. Perhaps they did when they tested you – find out. If you have had further unprotected sex after testing you need retesting. A diagnosis of NGU requires exclusion of gonorrhea. Practice safe sex! Good luck ...Read more
Is it possible that a chlamydia test could be false positive my partner isn't infected and he's the only one and I have BV and uti?
Chlamydia: Nope. The real common problem is false negatives. It is hard to get a positive when someone has the infection deeper than can be reached by the swab! . ...Read more
I had very early mild symptoms of a UTI. Most went away & test came back negative for UTI And chlamydia. Slight itching in vagina. What could this be?
Local irritation: This could be local irritation, to a soap you use, panty liners/pads, tampons, dryer sheet residue on panties. Warm water sitz bath or take shower sprayer and rinse area well. When using any products or items in area, try scent free or hypoallergenic and see if these interventions help. If not, further exam by doc needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Chlamydia is usually treated with a single dose of Azithromycin or with a one week course of doxycycline. I doubt that your healthcare provider prescribed either of the aforementioned antibiotics for your urinary tract infection. I recommend that you go back and get treatment for chlamydia and that you also be tested and treated for gonorrhea as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more
A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more
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