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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


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I am on my menstrual period do I take my medicine for chlamydia?

I am on my menstrual period do I take my medicine for chlamydia?

Yes: If you are being treated for chlamydia with a course of antibiotics, you should continue. It should not be interrupted just because you are going through your period. ...Read more

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Can your period be late after taking the chlamydia pill and injection?

Can your period be late after taking the chlamydia pill and injection?

No effect : Taking antibiotics for chlamydia would not affect your periods. If you are late for your cycle you should check a pregnancy test at home. ...Read more

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Can cervicitis or chlamydia delay your period?

Can cervicitis or chlamydia delay your period?

Yes: Yes. Either infection can cause a change or delay in your menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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Will having your period help clear out chlamydia (3 days after treatment of a single dose)?

Will having your period help clear out chlamydia (3 days after treatment of a single dose)?

No: Having a cycle will not clear or treat chlamydia. You may have been given a dose of Zithromax. Follow up with your doctor for repeat cultures to make sure the infection has been treated. Make sure any sexual partner is treated, if not you could be reinfected. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on your period?

Can you get pregnant on your period?

YES: Ckeck your cycles regularly; however I advise a home pregnancy test and a specific bloodtest (HCG) for pregancy.? No birth control?- check with your gyn. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on your period?

Can you get pregnant on your period?

No u can't: Unless there's divine intervention. There's no ovulation during menstruation thus there's no egg cell to get fertilized by the sperm. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant on your period?

Can you get pregnant on your period?

Less likely: If your period is regular, monthly, sperm from sex during your period would not likely still be alive at the time you ovulate. The problem si that many young women may not have truly regualar periods. Just because you are bleeding doesn't mean it's always a normal period. So sometimes you can still get pregnant if you have sex while bleeding. ...Read more

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How can you get pregnant on your period?

How can you get pregnant on your period?

Conception: If you have a really short menstrual cycle, you had sex on the last day of your period, and there was still viable sperm by the time the egg is around — it could happen. In other words if the moon aligned with the ..... Although very unlikely, you should use protection for all vaginal intercourse if you are not ready for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while on your period?

Can you get pregnant while on your period?

No, not unless...: A woman cannot get pregnant during the first few days of her normal regular periods. However, if she has some spotting and is not on her period, but mistakenly thinks she is on her period, it is possible that she is fertile during the spotting. A urine pregnancy test can be done about 3 weeks after sex, if worried. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while on your period?

Can you get pregnant while on your period?

Pregnant: If the bleeding is really your period and not periovulatory (midcycle) spotting, you cannot get pregnant on your period. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while on your period?

Can you get pregnant while on your period?

Unlikely: During your period is the initiation of your cycle and recruitment of follicles. So there won't any egg available for fertilization. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while on your period?

Can you get pregnant while on your period?

Be careful: Usually not but be careful because you might not have a true period and could have an unintended pregnancy. ...Read more

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How likely are to get pregnant on your period?

How likely are to get pregnant on your period?

Unlikely: Unlikely but not impossible since sometimes a period is just spotting. Some couples are very fertile. The rhythm method isn't very effective, so continuous use of birth control recommended. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while your on your period?

Can you get pregnant while your on your period?

It happens anytime: You can get pregnant at any time during your cycle. The chance is less right before/during/after period, but still happens. The Best chance is around time of ovulation--often midcycle for most women. Many women have some light period/bleeding during the first month or two after becoming pregnant. It is very easy and fast to do a home pregnancy test--which is highly accurate. So, check a hpt. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while your on your period?

Can you get pregnant while your on your period?

How?: It is hard to have a relation... There is no egg to be fertilized so no preganancy. ...Read more

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How likely is it to get pregnant on your period?

How likely is it to get pregnant on your period?

See below: 30% of pregnant women experience implantation bleeding at about the time they would expect their period. They mistake this bleeding as their period, when in fact, it isn't. ...Read more

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Hey. Can you get pregnant if your on your period?

Hey. Can you get pregnant if your on your period?

Not exactly: Women can get pregnant when they are bleeding especially when the bleeding is not their normal period. Not all vaginal bleeding means they are on their menstrual cycle. Ovulation occurs 14 days before the cycle starts and this is the optimal time to get pregnant. When a true menstrual cycle comes it means ovulation did not occur. Having sex during that time would be low risk for pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can you get pregnant while you are on your period?

Can you get pregnant while you are on your period?

See below: It's the other way around. You can be pregnant and you don't know it. Up to 30% of pregnant women will bleed at the time of their expected periods because the baby as implanted into the womb. This gives the impression of a period when it's not your real period. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get pregnant while on your period?

Is it possible to get pregnant while on your period?

It happens anytime: You can get pregnant at any time during your cycle. The chance is less right before/during/after period, but still happens. The Best chance is around time of ovulation--often midcycle for most women. Many women have some light period/bleeding during the first month or two after becoming pregnant. It is very easy and fast to do a home pregnancy test--which is highly accurate. So, check a hpt. Good luc. ...Read more

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Are you likely to get pregnant while on your period?

Are you likely to get pregnant while on your period?

Unlikely: If you have very regular cycles and have your normal period, ovulation would occur midcycle-on days 14 to 16 if your cycle is every 28 to 32 days. Sperm lasts from 3 to 5 days so that pregnancy up to 5 days from day 7 of your period isn't likely. However, this is just a guideline but I hope it helps you. ...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


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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