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Chlamydia Can Cause Sore Throat Symptoms
Yes: The chlamydia germ that usually infects the genitals can also infect the throat, if a person manages to transfer the germs from somebody else's genitals (or throat). The germ is bigger than a virus and smaller than a bacteria, and it needs antibiotics for treatment. So, a person with a sore throat and a negative strep throat test should be sure to tell his doctor about any oral-genital habits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
This could be a: Viral infection, strep throat, yeast etc. Med eval would help to differentiate. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test/ culture. If you have strep throat, antibiotic therapy is imperative to prevent future complications. Consider tylenol or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm >. ...Read more
Will strep test show positive at first sign of sore throat? symptoms started less than 24 hrs ago, got tested, nurse said test negative. I often get strep.
The rapid strep test: Can be falsely negative 30% of the time, meaning you have the disease but the rapid test failed to pick it up. That is why many docs will send a culture. But even so, if you know you were exposed to another person who tested positive for strep pharyngitis, the guidelines say to treat regardless of what the rapid test shows. In that case many elect not to send a culture because it doesn't affect Tx ...Read more
Throat culture strep: Strep throat is characterized by intensely sore multiple circular or ovoid ulcerations of the lining of the throat and/or tonsils that may or may not coalesce into larger erosive ulcerations. Swallowing food, liquids and even saliva is excruciatingly painful. Because it is a bacterial infection is is almost always accompanied by a fever greater than 101 degrees, malaise and loss of appetite. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you have strep throat symptoms for just one day, I awoke yesterday with fever_ sore throat, no cough or runny nose but woke up today and was fine?
Can performing oral sex on a guy that is infected with chlamydia cause sore throat and blisters inside throat?
Treated 4 oral chlamydia/gonorrhea. Took azithromycin for 6 days. other symptoms have gone away except for a persistent mild to moderate sore throat.
Hello. I'm a 16 year old female, and i think i may have given my boyfriend chlamydia. I didnt think i had it and i have had all of the symptoms for a UTI. He says he has white discharge from his penis, a sore throat and a weird infection thing on his fing
Smelly discharge, UTI symptoms, sore throat. Could it be from my new birth control? Or are they all symptoms of gonorrhea or chlamydia?
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