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Can You Get Chlamydia From A Uti
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
Is it possible to get a false positive on a chlamydia test if your pregnant and have a UTI and bacterial infection sharp pains in the lower right side, stabbing pains in the lower back
No: No infection can "turn into" a different one. Chlamydia is a particular bacterium, 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
Could the presence of a non chlamydia caused UTI mask the presence of chlamydia if a test is then done for chlamydia?
It shouldn't: If you're not certain, you can always get rechecked. Talk to your doc about your std risks & prevention. ...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 more
Can smz/tmp ds 800-160 treat Chlamydia. I.took.it.for.an uti but my bf had chlamydia but I don't. I believe he has only been with me. I think it clea?
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 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
Are also effective and
Amoxicillin is indicated for treatment of Chlamydia during pregnancy ...Read more
I was diagnosed with an uti and chlamydia and was given macrobid for both, is that enough to take care of my problems?
UTI OK, chlamydia no: You might have only chlamydia, which can cause similar symptoms and urinalysis findings as UTI. Nitrofurantoin (Macrobid) is good for most UTIs but definitely will not work against chlamydia, which needs to be treated either with doxycycline or azithromycin. Contact your doctor, or get a second opinion from a doctor or clinic with expertise in STDs. Good luck! ...Read more
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?
Is sexual intercourse the only way to contract chlamydia? Would having a UTI have any significance?
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 more
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 more
What would experts say? Could a doctor looking at a urine sample for a UTI be able to tell if you had chlamydia?
I tested positive for chlamydia after my boyfriend was tested negative for any STD but positive for an uti, what does this mean?
Here are some ...: Treat UTI accordingly and look into what is the possible underlying reasons to get UTI by professionals timely. Being positive for chlamydia without symptom means you're an asymptomatic chlamydia-carrier. Note: The majority of chlamydia-infected persons are carriers; this is reality of life. So, practice low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence & obsession and monogamy diligently... ...Read more
I tested positive for chlamydia after my boyfriend was tested negative for any STD but positive for an uti, what does this imply?
The UTI may: Just be a red herring.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why does my vagina feel uncomfortable inside like I have a UTI while taking doxcyciline mono for chlamydia? It's been 4 days taking this medicine.
Pertaining to a matter of physical health. I haven't had sex in a month and a half but are showing symptoms of what's seems like Chlamydia UTI or Trich?
Worth getting tested: Symptoms do not necessarily occur immediately after infection, and it is worthwhile getting tested. Your primary care physician or an urgent care center should be able to take care of this. Please remember: Barrier protection (condoms) are the best way to protect against sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more
Can you have a UTI caused by more than one bacterium such as a non STD bacteria and one such as chlamydia at the same time?
If testing urine for a urinary tract infection will chlamydia show positive as a UTI or must you test specifically for chlamydia for it to show?
I went to planned parenthood for a possible uti. They said no UTI but possible Gonorrhea or chlamydia and was given azythromycin as precaution?
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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