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Chlamydia Make Female Infertile
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
Can non chlamidial ngu cause pid in female partner. Gonorrhoea, chlamidia, mycoplasma genitalium, ureaplsama , trich all negative. No std found. ?
Probably not: Neither PID nor any other health problem has ever been documented in the sex partners of men with NGU not due to chlamydia or M. genitalium. Does your partner have PID, or are you just worried concerned about it? If the latter, my advice is to not worry. If PID is suspected, she of course should see her doctor or perhaps an NHS GUM clinic. Otherwise nothing need be done. ...Read more
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No: Does not matter if you are circ or not. ...Read more
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Chlamydia Testing: Prevention and annual gc/chlamydia screening are important consideration for any sexually active woman wanting to preserve fertility. The majority of women i see with blocked fallopian tubes never were aware that they had a prior infection as evidenced by blood testing for antibodies. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
PID and Infections: One should go zero days knowing they have an infection before treating. There is no one right answer to your question, except that any delay in treatment risks pid. Treat known infections urgently. Always. ...Read more
Not before 3 weeks: Assuming standard treatment (doxycycline for a week, or single dose azithromycin), retesting should not be sooner than 3 weeks after treatment. Up to then, the test can remain positive even though the infection was cured. The best time for retesting is 3 months later, which picks up both treatment failures (which is rare) and reinfection (which is pretty common). ...Read more
Varies: Even with one episode of chlamydia one can damage the fallopian tubes. That damage can occur all at once immediately during the infection or can get worse over time. In reality most women with chlamydia never even know it and it causes no symptoms. There most severe the infection the greater the chance of damage to fallopian tubes an infertility. ...Read more
Chlamydia: This question s/b directed to a ob/gyn. ...Read more
Hi, if the female is infected by chlamydia and gave oral sex to the man, would the man be at risk of getting infected?
Only if she has...: Only if she has chlamydia in her mouth or throat would it spread this way. A penis can't catch chlamydia from a woman unless she has chlamydia. It's good to know that a woman is chlamydia-free before meeting up. That said, a couple is likely doing a variety of sexual activities during their time together, so it is safest when neither person has an infection. Precautions do help to prevent STD's. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I hear that it is rare to contract chlamydia or gonareaha via oral sex from a female. How rare in percentage are the chances?
Oral Sex and STDs: It is common. Not rare. Humans who perform oral sex on the penis are at risk of contracting gonorrhea and chlamydia. They often do not know that they have this infection because it is often symptom free in the throat. The male who has received the oral sex, however, if he gets infected, is most likely to get symptoms in his penis within four to five days post exposure. ...Read more
May be silent, Some: Most people w chlamydia don’t have sxs. That is why it’s called a silent std. Chlamydia can cause vaginal discharge, bleeding w intercourse or btwn periods, nausea, fever, painful intercourse, & lower abdominal & back pain. Men can experience discharge, burning w urination, itching around the opening of the penis (urethra) & less often – pain/ swelling of testes. It can lead to rectal pain, >>. ...Read more
Possibly: The impact (and it can be extremely significant) of chlamydia on female fertility is tubal damage. This includes adhesions ('scar') around the tubes and/or ovaries, thickening of the tubal walls and disruption of the cilia that line them, to partial or complete blockage. A hysterosalpingogram (hsg) is often the first step in evaluating tubal damage, whether from chlamydia or other causes. ...Read more
I was wondering if it is possible to contract chlamydia from receiving oral sex as a female? I had asked a nurse and she said no.
Syphilis in both men and women usually presents with a painless ulcer on the genitals. Usually, discharge is not present with syphilis and is more common with gonorrhea and chlamydia. Discharge is also more common in men.
A good place to get information on STDs is the CDC website: https://www.cdc.gov/std/general/default.htm
You can also talk with your local health department. ...Read more
Only if tested: Chlamydia testing can be performed with the same swab as taking a pap smear. Usually it's recommended yearly for women age 26 and younger. It's also recommended with any change in sex partner, possibility of exposure or persistent symptoms of infections without other cause. ...Read more
Chlamydia: Yes, they may, or may not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Chlamydia: Some std's like chlamydia may start insidiously and the symptoms often mimic an exaggerated vaginal discharge. Pain and fever often develops late in the disease when the condition is advanced. In a significant amount of patients, the infectious agent is found only during a routine check-up. This makes it difficult to pinpoint the exact time one got the disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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