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Can Chlamydia or Gonorrhea go unnoticed for 2 years ?

Can Chlamydia or Gonorrhea go unnoticed for 2 years ?

Yes, but ...: Yes, it may, and not uncommon after initial symptoms but not often with no initial flare. Nonetheless, seek counseling and testing if in doubt. In reality, you may do nothing as long as being asymptomatic or not in the category of high risk like multiple partners, promiscuity, anal..., etc. ...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


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What are the symptoms of chlamydia or gonorrhea in young women?

What are the symptoms of chlamydia or gonorrhea in young women?

Discharge and others: Many infected women notice nothing at all, especially for chlamydia. When symptoms occur, most commonly increased vaginal discharge, burning with urination, and spotting between periods or after sex -- often only one or two of these, not necessarily all. In severe cases, low abdominal pain, sometimes fever. Sexually active young women need periodic testing even if no symptoms. ...Read more

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Treating Chlamydia (Checklist)

Notify all of your partners if diagnosed with chlamydia
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Take your medication exactly as directed
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Avoid intercourse for two weeks after treatment
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How are chlamydia and gonorrhea different?

How are chlamydia and gonorrhea different?

The cause...: Gonorrhea is cause by one type of bacteria (n. Gonorrhea), chlamydia is caused by another type (c. Trachomatis). Neither one is a good thing. Protect yourself. Good luck! ...Read more

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It chlamydia or gonorrhea worse effect on fertility?

It chlamydia or gonorrhea worse effect on fertility?

Infertility: Both can affect fertility. Which is "worse" is open to question and for the most part immaterial. Chlamydia have a greater chance of being less symptomatic and thereby going untreated, with progressive inflammation of fallopian tubes and therefore infertility. ...Read more

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Improving Heart Health (Checklist)

Find an activity you enjoy, and do it daily for at least 20 minutes
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Intensify workouts by doing max intensity for 2 min, every 5-10 min
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How can I distinguish between chlamydia and gonorrhea?

How can I distinguish between chlamydia and gonorrhea?

Lab test required: The symptoms are very similar, although with chlamydia they tend to be milder, and more often no symptoms at all. You need lab testing to know which you have, or maybe neither one -- other STDs can also cause the same symptoms like vaginal discharge, burning urination, spotting after sex, or low abdominal pain. ...Read more

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Is there any redness associated with chlamydia or gonorrhea?

Sometimes: Both of these std's in females are often "silent assassins" as 40% of females have little or no symptoms and can cause sterility via tubal blockage. If there is doubt, check it out(get tested). ...Read more

Dr. Adam Lewis Dr. Lewis
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Maintaining Vaginal Health (Checklist)

Wear clean, dry, breathable underwear
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Shower daily
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Do not wear a wet bathing suit after swimming for an extended period
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Maintain good nutrition to ensure good pH balance
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Dr. Payam Rafat Dr. Rafat
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Improving Foot Health (Checklist)

Inspect your feet daily
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Dry well between the toes after shower or bath
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Avoid putting creams or ointments between your toes
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How can symptoms of chlamydia or gonorrhea show up after being dormant?

How can symptoms of chlamydia or gonorrhea show up after being dormant?

Variable: You might have no symptoms at all or you can have irregular bleeding, pain, discharge, pain with intercourse, fever, etc. Just because you are asking the question, you must get in and get rechecked for these infections. ...Read more

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What are the odds that my cervicitis might have been due to chlamydia or gonorrhea?

What are the odds that my cervicitis might have been due to chlamydia or gonorrhea?

Very possible: The infectious etiologies for cervicitis (mostly due to sexually transmitted diseases) are more common than non-infectious ones. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are very common and many cases are underreported or not diagnosed. For additional details see http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/253402-overview#a0199. ...Read more

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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


Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Gonorrhea (Definition)

A sexually transmitted bacterial infection that, if ...Read more