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Chlamydia Gc Amplification
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
Antibiotic: Go see ur doc or the health department. ...Read more
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
Testing: You can be tested after 30 minutes according to an article in the New England journal ...Read more
Yes: Both of those infections can be silent for extended periods of time. ...Read more
What are the differences between chlamydia and gonorrhea symptoms and how can you guess which one you have before you decide to get tested?
Not too many: The two conditions can be remarkably similar. Gc usually presents with more pain and purulent discharge, but have seen the same thing with non-gonococcal urethritis, usually due to chlamydia. Guessing is nowhere as good as being diagnosed and treated appropriately. And would you believe you can have both simultaneously. ...Read more
I used to get so easily wet when arouse, but now I don't get wet anymore. I had chlamydia and gonorrhea and was cured, can it be because of it?
Not the cause: Past stds will not lead to current lack of lubrication. ...Read more
My question is, can I get retested from chlamydia and gonorrhea two weeks after being treated or do I have to waiit? Would I get accurate results
Yes: Results would be accurateGet a more detailed answer ›
I got tested for chlamydia and gonorrhea, but results will not come in until the next 2 weeks. In the meantime, can I have protected sex or not yet?
Too long!: However long it takes, you should not have sex (even safe sex) until the results are available. But there is no legitimate reason why it should take 2 weeks. The test itself takes 1-2 hours in the lab; all the rest is time to send the specimen and receive results. Discuss w/ your doctor or clinic. Or find another place to be tested, like your health department or a Planned Parenthood clinic. ...Read more
Not at all: If you use these for this you will just piss away the drug and it will do nothing but delay your getting proper treatment. If you are assuming this is what you have, be aware that there are at least a dozed diseases that can pass through sexual contact. Some can be much worse than either chlamydia or gonorrhea. ...Read more
What is the testing window for chlamydia and gonorrhea with the chlamydia/gonorrhea NAA test? 26 days post exposure this test was negative. Accurate?
7-10 days: The standard treatments clear the infection in 1-2 days, but symptoms take longer to clear up. Discharge or painful urination usuallly start improving within 2 days, can take 7-10 days to be gone entirely. If things aren't clearing up this soon, return to your doctor to be rechecked. Don't resume sex until at least 7 days have passed, all symptoms are gone, and your partner (s) have been treated. ...Read more
What is the testing window for chlamydia and gonorrhea after possible exposure? Will 14 days be ok? Thanks doctors
GC and Chlamydia: Yes. Of course. Symptoms appear three to five days after exposure. ...Read more