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I recently been tested positive for chlamydia and likely passed it to my girlfriend she s very concerned that her chances are of getting pregnant are ?

I recently been tested positive for chlamydia and likely passed it to my girlfriend she s very concerned that her chances are of getting pregnant are ?

No risk: Chlamydia can cause fertility problems when it results in pelvic inflammatory disease (pid), which can damage fallopian tubes. But if there's no pid--just cervical infection or exposure to chlamydia without symptoms--there should be no risk, as long as it's treated. ...Read more

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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Can chlamydia affect my pregnancy? Are there any risks to getting pregnant if I have chlamydia? Can it hurt the baby? .

Can chlamydia affect my pregnancy? Are there any risks to getting pregnant if I have chlamydia? Can it hurt the baby?

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If : If you know you have chlamydia, you need to get treated as soon as possible. Left untreated, chlamydia can cause severe infection (pelvic inflammatory disease) and can lead to infertility or risk of ectopic pregnancies. If you do have chlamydia while pregnant, it can cause premature birth. An infant born to a mom with untreated chlamydia can develop lung and eye infections from chlamydia. Below i've attached a website with lots of helpful information about chlamydia. Make an appointment with your doctor or a doctor at a local planned parenthood or county health department for testing and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more

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How will chlamydia infection affect my chances of getting pregnant?

How will chlamydia infection affect my chances of getting pregnant?

Depends: Chlamydia and gonorrhea can cause scarring of the fallopian tubes and therefore lead to infertility or ectopic pregnancy. It is important to get tested at your doctor's office if you think your have it. With that said, majority of patients treated for chlamydia go on to have normal pregnancies. ...Read more

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If i had PID once but got treated in the past and now this year I have chlamydia would that mess with my chances of getting pregnant?

If i had PID once but got treated in the past and now this year I have chlamydia would that mess with my chances of getting pregnant?

It may: Pid is the infection in the upper genital tract (uterus, fallopian tubes...). Chlamydia trachomatis is the predominant sexually transmitted organism associated with pid. Recurrent infections can lead to scarring and adhesions increasing the chance of impaired fertility. The rate of infertility increases with the number of episodes of infection. There is also a higher risk for ectopic pregnancies. ...Read more

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Me & My boyfriend got treated 7 days ago for chlamydia, we had sex today & he selfishly ejaculated in me, is there any risk besides getting pregnant?

Me & My boyfriend got treated 7 days ago for chlamydia, we had sex today & he selfishly ejaculated in me, is there any risk besides getting pregnant?

MAYBE: Any unprotected intercourse can put you at risk for any STD he might have, symptomatic or not,since the chlamydia treatment does not cure them all.There are other illnesses that are not considered STD's.like hepatitis B that can pass through sexual fluids.Condoms are a cheep and helpful way to avoid some of the downsides to being sexually active. ...Read more

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In case that chlamydia caused PID with damage to the fallopian tubes, is getting pregnant next to impossible?

In case that chlamydia caused PID with damage to the fallopian tubes, is getting pregnant next to impossible?

Not impossible.: Chlamydia / pid can reduce your fertility but effect is hard to predict. Really depends upon the severity of the infection and location of scarring. There are two fallopian tubes and all it takes is one egg. All is not lost. ...Read more

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If my doctor said I can still become pregnant after chlamydia can I? Been stressed and worried as to why I'm not getting pregnant now

If my doctor said I can still become pregnant after chlamydia can I? Been stressed and worried as to why I'm not getting pregnant now

Here are some...: Some 10-15 % of couples have difficulty to conceive in a year of unprotected coitus. Among infertile couples, 50% of causes for infertility lie directly in women and 30% in men, and 20 % partly in women and women. So, chlamydia infection may contribute to infertility but not in 100% of cases. To reveal the detail for individual couple, seek pro-evaluation and counseling timely. ...Read more

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I've had chlamydia two times but cured both times. Now married. Had mirena (levonorgestrel) removed one year ago. Why am i not getting pregnant? I am 21

I've had chlamydia two times but cured both times. Now married. Had mirena (levonorgestrel) removed one year ago. Why am i not getting pregnant? I am 21

Please read below!: Hello, i would be happy to help you. It is not unusual to try up to a year to get pregnant. Given that you have now reached a year of trying, there might be some reason for concern. I know that this can be frustrating, but taking a reasoned approach is the best way to proceed. Your first priority is to talk with your ob/gyn about tests that can be done to assess whether your tubes are open. ...Read more

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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