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Chlamydia Blood Test
Had PID llast year. Doc ordered HIV and chlamydia blood teat. A week ago got PID again. Should I do another HIV and chlamydia blood test.
Depends: If you have had new sexual partners since your last tests, it would be a good idea to be tested again. ...Read more
Chlamydia infection is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or no symptoms at all. In many patients without symptoms, chlamydial infections can spread upwards into the abdomen and cause serious complications due to scarring. Newborns can acquire chlamydial eye infection from birth ...Read more
Increased salivation and white, a bit yellowish tongue- a throat chlamydia symptom? Can chlamydia be found via blood test only?
Freq urination. Random abdominal pain. Headaches. Urine clean. Chlamydia/ghonnerrea neg. blood test normal. What could this be? Been over 3 months.
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
If my blood test result on chlamydia falls in grey zone and my husband's blood test result on chlamydia is negative does it mean that i've not it too?
Different test: Chlamydia blood tests are not useful. See my other answer. ...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
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?
Tests chlamydia: blood test for chlamydia is not the usual test for sexual transmitted infection so perhaps that is what the nurse meant. ...Read more
If chlamydia was contracted anally, would it show up on a blood test or regular pap smear? Or would an anal pap be the best option?
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