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Can You Get Chlamydia From Contact With Blood
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 tested positive for chlamydia and its found high in the blood what does it mean? Is the person suppose to get on a traetment right away?
You should.: This is likely an std or sexually transmitted disease, and if untreated, it can lead to urethritis, epididymitis, and lymphogranuloma venereum. It is treated with tetracycline or doxycycline. There are other forms like c. Psitticosis from birds and c. Pneumoniae from people that infects the lungs. See your doctor and get treated fast and tell your partner if is an std. ...Read more
Hi, I took 1000mg of Azithromycin on March 22 to get rid of Chlamydia, I had my period the last week of March already but have vaginal blood today?
I had my medical checked up, they got some blood from me, will they detect thru my blood if I have a chlamydia and herpes?
See answer: Testing for herpes simplex virus type 1 and type 2 (hsv-1 and hsv-2) is done with a blood test. Hsv-1 is usually associated with infections of the lips, mouth, and face and occasionally genital area. Hsv-2 is usually sexually transmitted. Symptoms include genital ulcers or sores. Chlamydia tests use a sample of body fluid (vaginal swab, not blood) or urine to check for chlamydia bacteria. ...Read more
Took the powder drink med for chlamydia after testing pos on blood chlamydia test testd again month later same result nurse said highchance false pos?
Here are some. ..: The accuracy of current STD tests has been high and well worth to trust it. In the process of treating chlamydia and any STDs, the patients need following the instruction to complete antibiotics and their sexual partners have to be treated simultaneously so to minimize reinfection. Of course, at times, incomplete Rx or bacterial resistance may happen. So, closely work with treating Doc for... ...Read more
Testing: Chlamydia tests include a culture that may take 5 to 7 days to grow. A direct fluorescent antibody test looks for antigens. A nucleic acid hybridization test or a nucleic acid amplification test looks for chlamydia dna &enzyme –linked immunosorbent assay. Directing sampling uses fluids from cervix, urethra throat, eye (whichever area is impacted). Urine testing is also possible. ...Read more
Unlikely: I'm not sure what "pervasive" chlamydia would look like clinically. There's a chlamydia that causes a nasty airway infection / pneumonia, and they can give a woman a vicious pelvic infection. The diagnosis is going to be made using 21-century technology applied to a specimen taken from a site chosen by history, physical or imaging. ...Read more
Had a chlamydia test while I was on period with moderate bleeding. Test was negative, should I retest to be sure the blood didn't mess up results?
If on period when I got chlamydia test, would the lab even still attempt to process it? Or would they not process due to too much blood?
Here are some. .: The "ingredient" from chlamydia in the specimen mixed with menstrual blood will still exist for its testing. Most likely, the test will proceed. However, if you've a concern about test accuracy from blood-mixed specimen, do the test while free of period since such test is not emergent if personal convenience allows. So, work with Doc sensibly and timely for higher merit of healthcare. Best wish... ...Read more
I have been treated for chlamydia after showing positive in blood test. I've taken the two tablets of antibiotics should it be clear now?
Oral from girl who was pos for chlamydia treated just in case month later retest pos again on chlamy blood test nurse said high chance its false?
Today is my 7th day since I have been treated for chlamydia, and my period came today but the color of my blood is dark brown. Should I be worried?
Dark period blood: Dark period blood is nothing to be worried about. It may have something to do with the recent infection and treatment but isn't the sign of anything wrong. ...Read more
Had chlamydia test on period, negative, but worried. Would infection still show, or would the blood distort it? I was told test would still pick it up
Good morning, I know urinalysis will not tell whether you have chlamydia but if you have chlamydia would the urinalysis have higher white blood count?
Tiny bit of blood on Q-tip for rectal swab chlamydia test after inserting a few inches, also fecal matter. Should I be worried about the bit of blood on tip of the swab? Maybe inserted too much?
Officially test: It is always best when you have a concern about any STD to get formally tested. Males and females who are sexually active with different partners or a new partner should not be afraid to use a condom, avoid anal sex and obtain each others STD status before starting or continuing relations. I would recommend you get an official test and your MD can also evaluate any rectal bleeding or lesion. ...Read more
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