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Can chlamydia trigger hpv?

Can chlamydia trigger hpv?

No: Chlamydia is a different type of sexually transmitted infection than the human papilloma viruses. If you have had chlamydia, this is a risk factor for being exposed to hpv. This is because it is likely that someone who has chlamydia also has an hpv infection. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Hpv (Definition)

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection. There are over 100 different types of HPV that causes warts in different areas of the body. HPV is incredibly common and almost all sexually active men and women get it during their lifetime. Most of the time HPV does not cause any symptoms or complications. However, A limited number of these HPV viruses are pathogenic and if not monitored carefully can be responsible for causing cervical and penile cancer. Some of these viruses have been ...Read more


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Can you get chlamydia from HPV? Are they related at all?

Can you get chlamydia from HPV? Are they related at all?

No: they are two different sexually transmitted infections. Chlamydia is a bacteria and HPV is a virus. They can coexist, but one does not cause the other. If you have one, you are at risk for having the other. ...Read more

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My partner at one point was with both me & his ex. I've been diagnosed with HPV but just recently his ex was diagnosed with chlamydia. Is it possible?

My partner at one point was with both me & his ex. I've been diagnosed with HPV but just recently his ex was diagnosed with chlamydia. Is it possible?

STDs travel together: Yes, it is possible. Hpv and chlamydia are both very common sexually transmitted diseases. It is not at all uncommon for a person to have, carry, or contract more than one std at the same time. Anyone found to have one std should be tested for other stds. Both hpv and chlamydia can be present for long periods without symptoms. ...Read more

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I would like to know if Chlamydia can come from HPV or If it is unrelated and transmitted sexually.

I would like to know if Chlamydia can come from HPV or If it is unrelated and  transmitted  sexually.

Sexually transmitted: is what they share, but chlamydia is an intracellular bacteria, nit a virus. Since they are sexually transmitted diseases, having either increases the likelyhood of having the other. HPV is carcinogenic and chlamydia causes infertility! ...Read more

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Went to the dr was told I had hpv an chlamydia but my sex partner was tested an didn't have any of it I was only active with him could my dr be wrong?

Went to the dr was told I had hpv an chlamydia but my sex partner was tested an didn't have any of it I was only active with him could my dr be wrong?

Doubt it: If you had the tests done, and the doc said they were positive, I would not assume they were wrong in your case. HPV can eventually lead to cancer and chlamydia, if untreated could make you sterile.Both can be symptom free in females for months or more. If the doc treated you without testing,you could be right, but I expect you got it from someone at some time. ...Read more

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Does HPV automatically mean cancer in the future? Is it a lifetime disease? What are other causes for an abnormal pap besides chlamydia?

Does HPV automatically mean cancer in the future? Is it a lifetime disease? What are other causes for an abnormal pap besides chlamydia?

Relationship complex: Hpv does not automatically mean cancer. The relationship between cancer formation & hpv infection is complex, as there are many subtypes of hpv: some carry a high risk of cancer, while others do not. Most hpv infections are lifelong, making vaccination an important part of the public health discussion. For a list of conditions that could result in an abnormal pap smear, see the link below. ...Read more

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Was told by a dr I had low risk hpv gonorrhea and chlamydia but my sex partner doesn't have it , could she have been wrong ? I don't have symptoms

Was told by a dr I had low risk hpv   gonorrhea and chlamydia but my sex partner doesn't have it , could she have been wrong ? I don't have symptoms

Could be true: The sad thing about all the STD's you mention is that a woman may have them for an extended period without symptoms. The gonorrhea and chlamydia could be present long enough to damage your tubes and reduce your fertility and you still never know. You could have carried all for quite a while. Condoms would decrease risk for your present partner. Get treated or accept the risk. ...Read more

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Does abnormal pap always result in HPV if chlamydia and gonorrhea came back neg?

Does abnormal pap always result in HPV if chlamydia and gonorrhea came back neg?

Abnormal pap smear: Most abnormal pap smears are due to HPV, even if HPV itself doesn't show up on testing. There are exceptions, but only a minority are not from HPV. Whether or not other STDs like chlamydia or gonorrhea are present makes no difference. If you have had an abnormal pap smear, discuss it with your doctor and follow her advice about further testing, follow-up, etc. Good luck! ...Read more

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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


Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

A sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or ...Read more