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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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How long does it take for women with chlamydia to become infertile?

How long does it take for women with chlamydia to become infertile?

No safe interval: There's no 'safe' time period, so if you are infected (or worry that you might be) you must treat right away. If female you may (or might not) already have suffered some damage; males rarely become infertile from chlamydia infection. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a male with untreated chlamydia to become infertile?

How long does it take for a male with untreated chlamydia to become infertile?

Days: If it's going to cause a problem, it would be merely days after the infection was cleared that one would see fewer or no sperm in the semen. ...Read more

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How long do you have to have chlamydia in you to become infertile?

How long do you have to have chlamydia in you to become infertile?

Not long!: Tubal damage can be severe when a woman has smoldering chlamydial infection in her genital tract and lead to infertility due to tubal occlusion/malfunction. This used to be a cause for permanent sterility, but not anymore; art (assisted reproduction technology) advances now pretty much guarantee that women with these problems can get pregnant and have healthy babies with ivf tubal bypass. ...Read more

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Would 2 chlamydia infections make me infirtile?

Would 2 chlamydia infections make me infirtile?

Possibly: It implies that you are putting yourself, or your partner is, for other sexually transmissible diseases. ...Read more

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If someone has chlamydia and gets an abortion is there a risk of being left infirtile? If so is there anything that can be done to prevent it?

If someone has chlamydia and gets an abortion is there a risk of being left infirtile? If so is there anything that can be done to prevent it?

Chlamydia: Having a history of chlamydia will increase your chances of being infertile in the future due to the possibility of tubal disease. You will most likely benefit from a special x-ray of your tubes (hsg) in the future to ensure they haven't been harmed. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia cause ed?

Not likely: Chlamydia is not known to directly cause erectile dysfunction. However, if someone is anxious from knowing he might have chlamydia, it could contribute to ED. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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How can you get chlamydia?

Unprotected sex: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection passed by transmitting body fluids from one person to another. Chlamydia can be acquired through vaginal, anal and oral sex. You can not catch chlamydia through casual contact. Avoiding intercourse is the only 100% way to protect yourself. Condoms are very effective in decreasing the risk. ...Read more

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Could I get chlamydia again?

Could I get chlamydia again?

Yes: You can get this as often as you are exposed, cured and re-exposed. Similar to strep throat, you do not develop permanent immunity after infection. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia pills be crushed?

Can chlamydia pills be crushed?

There a number of: Medications which could potentially be used to treat chlamydia. Ask your pharmacist about the specific medication that you are using. ...Read more

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How accurate are chlamydia tests?

How accurate are chlamydia tests?

Very: Testing these days are very accurate. If you have specific concerns regarding the testing, talk to your doc. ...Read more

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How is chlamydia diagnosed in women?

How is chlamydia diagnosed in women?

Urine test accurate: The urine test for chlamydia is surprisingly good and doesn't require undressing or swabbing. In fact the cdc supports screening for chlamydia in men and women with the urine test. Although it is true that the swab test is good, the data shows gen-probe's aptima urine test for chlamydia is impressively accurate. Get this test through your doctor or sexualhealth. Com. Use condoms to prevent stds. ...Read more

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How is chlamydia typically diagnosed?

Swab or urine: Chlamydia is detected by sending a sample of urine or by sending a cotton swab the has been in contact with the cervix or penis. The lab will then test for the presence of chlamydia dna providing a very accurate diagnosis of chlamydia. ...Read more

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How to know if my friend has chlamydia?

How to know if my friend has chlamydia?

Might not know: Most people w chlamydia don’t have sxs. That is why it’s called a silent std. Sxs can include: vaginal discharge, bleeding w intercourse or btwn periods, nausea, fever, painful intercourse, ; lower abdominal ; back pain. Men can experience discharge, burning w urination, itching at opening of the penis (urethra) ; less often – pain/ swelling of testes. It can lead to rectal pain, bleeding ; d/c. ...Read more

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Has my boyfriend spread chlamydia to me?

If he has/ had: Chlamydia at the time of sexual activity - then it is possible for you to become infected by him. ...Read more

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What conditions are caused by chlamydia?

What conditions are caused by chlamydia?

Complications: Pelvic inflammatory disease (pid), damage to the fallopian tubes & uterus with chronic pelvic pain, infertility, ectopic pregnancy & it can increase the chances of HIV infection (with HIV exposure). ...Read more

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What are the usual symptoms of chlamydia?

What are the usual symptoms of chlamydia?

None to plus: No symptoms some times
other times discharge
if complication then pain fever swelling. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of chlamydia?

What are some of the symptoms of chlamydia?

Discharge and others: Most infected people notice nothing at all. If there are symptoms in women, most common are increased vaginal discharge, burning with urination (usually mild), spotting between periods, bleeding after sex. In severe cases, low abdominal pain, sometimes fever. In men, cloudy discharge from the penis, mild discomfort with urination. With severe cases, possible painful enlargement of a testicle. ...Read more

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How should my friend address her chlamydia?

How should my friend address her chlamydia?

Get treated.: Chlamydia is treatable with antibiotics. See this site for info.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/chlamydia/ds00173. ...Read more

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What is chlamydia? How does a person get it?

What is chlamydia? How does a person get it?

Chlamydia: Chlamydia is an intracellular bacteria that cause diseases in multiple species. In humans it is most notably the number one cause of sexually transmitted diseases. Men are symptomatic in about 75% of cases whereas women are only symptomatic in about 30% of cases. It usually infects the urethra however it can I ascend to the bladder and cause a urinary tract infection. Other species can cause pneumonia and is spread by birds. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of chlamydia in a woman?

What are the symptoms of chlamydia in a woman?

Most have none: Most women do not have symptoms when they have chlamydia. For those that do have symptoms be on the look out for vaginal discharge, burning with urination, vaginal odor, pelvic pain and in some cases joint pain. ...Read more

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Once you have chlamydia do you always have it?

Once you have chlamydia do you always have it?

No, it is treatable.: Treatment for chlamydia include single dose zithromax or 7 day treatment with doxycline, Erythromycin or amoxicillin. It is sometimes treated for 10 days. ...Read more

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What is chlamydia and how can you contract it?

What is chlamydia and how can you contract it?

STD: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection by chlamydia trachomatis. It is treatable with antibiotics. About 25% of the people with chlamydia also have gonnorhea and it is advised to treat both. You need a prescription from a doctor.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/chlamydia/ds00173/tab=indepth. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have chlamydia? Tell him?

What should I do if I have chlamydia? Tell him?

Treat and tell: You should get treated, and then inform your sexual partner (s) so they can get treated as well. ...Read more

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What are the lesser-known symptoms of chlamydia?

Several: Rectal/anal pain or discharge, joint pain due to reactive arthritis, pneumonia in babies born to infected mothers. The large majority of people with these symptoms of course don't have chlamydia. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: chlamydia?

What is the definition or description of: chlamydia?

Bacterial infection: Chlamydia trachomatis is a sexually-transmittable bacterial infection that should always be treated. ...Read more

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