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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

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


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13Days after sex if i test for a 10 panel STD test of chlamydia gonorea syphilis etc will test results be acurate ?

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13Days after sex if i test for a 10 panel STD test of chlamydia gonorea syphilis etc will test results be acurate ?

No.: How will you be testing for these agents? Some require culture, some depend on antibody production, some use DNA technology. Tests dependent on antibody production are not likely to turn positive in two weeks. It would be preferable to see your doctor for the correct choice of tests. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Killian
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Was worried about chlamydia. Read ab treatment. Took 1 g dose of zithromax. If anything was there, would it have cured it? Cant tell if im paranoid.

Dr. Robert Killian
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Was worried about chlamydia.  Read ab treatment. Took 1 g dose of zithromax.  If anything was there, would it have cured it? Cant tell if im paranoid.

Chlamydia: Yes. This dose is a common effective dose to treat chlamydia. It should work. ...Read more

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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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What is chlamydia?

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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What is chlamydia?

A kind of bacteria: Chlamydia is a bacteria. The the most common types are transmitted sexually, i.e. it's an STD. In some developing countries, some chlamydia types cause eye infections in children and are passed nonsexually by contact with infected people, by contact with shared clothing or sheets, and by flies. A related germ called Chlamydophila causes bronchitis and pneumonia. ...Read more

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Dr. Marcie Stoshak-Chavez
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Is chlamydia cureable?

Dr. Marcie Stoshak-Chavez
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Is chlamydia cureable?

Yes: Chlamydia is curable with the appropriate antibiotics. However, all sexual partners must be evaluated and treated as well, to prevent a reinfection. ...Read more

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Dr. Miguel Cano
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Any test that can tell how long chlamydia been in your system?

Dr. Miguel Cano
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Any test that can tell how long chlamydia been in your system?

No: Unfortunately not. The tests only confirm that you have an std and need treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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How could you have chlamydia if your partner does not

Dr. Moez Khorsandi
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How could you have chlamydia if your partner does not

Very unusual: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease. Therefore, if one has it and your partner does not, the diagnosis must be questioned or you must have several other sexual partners where it was contracted. ...Read more

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Marianne DiNapoli
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What are the signs of chlamydia?

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What are the signs of chlamydia?

Often asymptomatic: The majority of women with chlamydia infection have no symptoms. Some women and men experience pain with urination or sex, or abnormal discharge from the genitals. If you have had unprotected sex, or have a new partner, it is a good idea to visit a doctor to be tested for std's. ...Read more

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

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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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Is there any other possible ways to get chlamydia other than sex? I need any info I can get!

Dr. CESAR HOLGADO
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Is there any other possible ways to get chlamydia other than sex? I need any info I can get!

Chlamydia: Chlamydia is usually transmitted by intimate contact. A newborn may acquire it if the pregnant mother had a normal delivery and was not treated prior to the delivery. You can go to this website for more information. It's www.Cdc.Gov. ...Read more

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