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Chlamydia (Definition)

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


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Can an impotent man make a woman pregnant?

Can an impotent man make a woman pregnant?

Depends: It really depends how impotent a man is. If he is making sperm, he can get a women pregnant. In true impotence, no sperm are being made and he can't get anyone pregnant. I wouldn't count on it without a semen analysis. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can impotent sperm make a woman pregnant?

Can impotent sperm make a woman pregnant?

Impotent ; inpotent: Impotency designates that a male is incapable of having and maintaining an erection and therefore ejaculating 'live sperm' otherwise a low sperm count can still be 'in potent' and very capable of producing pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can vitex make a man infertile?

Can vitex make a man infertile?

Possible it could : Interfere with the male hormone cascade. Why in the world would a man take this anyway??? ...Read more

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Can women become infertile because of chlamydia?

Can women become infertile because of chlamydia?

Yes: Chlamydia infection can cause significant damage to the fallopian tubes; thereby reducing or eliminating normal fertility. ...Read more

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Can non chlamidial ngu cause pid in female partner. Gonorrhoea, chlamidia, mycoplasma genitalium, ureaplsama , trich all negative. No std found. ?

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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Can male yeast infection affects male infertility?

Can male yeast infection affects male infertility?

Some can: Some can cause infertility but it is typically short term since it typically goes away after it is treated. ...Read more

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Can an impotent man inpregnant a woman?

Can an impotent man inpregnant a woman?

Yes but: It will be difficult but it is not impossible. Also, impotence does not mean sterile so you could still do artificial insemination. ...Read more

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What can make a man infertile?

What can make a man infertile?

Infertile: Infertility usually results from low testosterone. Please see your doctor and tell him/her about your symptoms and background medical history. You will be examined and appropriate lab studies ordered. Once the data is in the doctor will have better information to help you. ...Read more

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Is female egg donation for rich infertile couples morally wrong?

Is female egg donation for rich infertile couples morally wrong?

Look within yourself: Only you can judge whether if egg donation is morally wrong. Majority of infertility patients are not rich. There are people like your neighbors who have to save and may actually second mortgage there homes to pay for their treatments. The egg donors are amazing young women who are giving a precious gift. ...Read more

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Does chemotherapy make a man permanently infertile?

Does chemotherapy make a man permanently infertile?

Usually not: Chemo is toxic to sperm for a minimum of 2 years and up to 5 years. Some chemo regimens are worse than others also. To be safe, bank sperm prior to treatment. ...Read more

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I want know about endrometriosis disease if endrometriosis female sex with normal male that affect male sex organ or not?

Endometriosis: This is about pain in the pelvis from uterine lining tissue leaking in the pelvic cavity. It cannot affect or be 'contagious' to the male. ...Read more

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Is it possible for any male to catch chlamydia or gonorea recieving oral sex?

Is it possible for any male to catch chlamydia or gonorea recieving oral sex?

Yes: If someone has tosillitis/pharyngitis due to chlamydia/gonorrhea and preform oral sex on a male, it is theorically possible to transmit the disease. ...Read more

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Can an impotent man make impregnate his wife.

Possibilities: Inability to sustain erection is considered impotence. But temporary erection and ejaculation of viable sperm in the vagina may lead to a pregnancy. ...Read more

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What do men think of infertile women? Barren?

What do men think of infertile women? Barren?

Not anymore.: With the advances in assisted reproduction technology most infertile women can still carry normal pregnancies to term and have healthy babies. Therefore, the old-age stereotype of the barren spinster is no longer socially applicable - thanks to our rei (reproductive endocrinology and infertility) colleagues. ...Read more

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Does orchitis result to male infertility?

Does orchitis result to male infertility?

Not usually: Although it is possible. See: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/orchitis/basics/complications/con-20032815

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How long does it take for chlamydia to make a female infertile?

How long does it take for chlamydia to make a female infertile?

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 more

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Would 2 chlamydia infections make me infirtile?

Would 2 chlamydia infections make me infirtile?

Possibly: It implies that you are putting yourself, or your partner is, for other sexually transmissible diseases. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can chlamydia couse cysts on female overies?

Can chlamydia  couse cysts on female overies?

Not likely: Ovarian cysts are the result of preparing and shedding an egg. They can occur due to hormonal irregularities. Rarely, there can be a growth such as dermoid cyst in the ovary. Cysts are not the result of an infection. See http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/ovari. ...Read more

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How could a female catch chlamydia if the guy wears a condom?

How could a female catch chlamydia if the guy wears a condom?

Unlikely: Nothing is impossible, especially if the condom breaks, but transmission is greatly reduced by condom use. ...Read more

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How long can a female go untreated with chlamydia before developing pid?

How long can a female go untreated with chlamydia before developing pid?

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

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Is the treatment for chlamydia exactly the same in both females and males?

Is the treatment for chlamydia exactly the same in both females and males?

Yes: Often it is treated with Azithromycin or doxycycline. Treatment is the same for men and women. But, a person could need additional treatment for complications. ...Read more

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On average, how long will a man/ female have to have had chlamydia to be infertile?

On average, how long will a man/ female have to have had chlamydia to be infertile?

Female?: You don't give your gender which is really important. If female you may (or might not) already have suffered some damage; males rarely become infertile from chlamydia infection. ...Read more

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How long should a female wait to be retested after completing treatment for chlamydia?

How long should a female wait to be retested after completing treatment for chlamydia?

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

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How long is it supposed to it take for chlamydia to make you infertile if you're female?

How long is it supposed to it take for chlamydia to make you infertile if you're female?

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

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Hi, if the female is infected by chlamydia and gave oral sex to the man, would the man be at risk of getting infected?

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 more

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I hear that it is rare to contract chlamydia or gonareaha via oral sex from a female. How rare in percentage are the chances?

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

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What are the symptoms of chlamydia? Are there differences between a female and male?

What are the symptoms of chlamydia? Are there differences between a female and male?

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

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Will having chlamydia that was treat in the past affect fertility 5 years later for a female?

Will having chlamydia that was treat in the past  affect fertility 5 years later for a female?

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

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Does chlamydia show up on an annual female exam?

Does chlamydia show up on an annual female exam?

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

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Is it possible for signs/symptoms of chlamydia to take almost a year to show up in a female?

Is it possible for signs/symptoms of chlamydia to take almost a year to show up in a female?

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 more

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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility = inability to conceive or if a woman under age 35 - not being able to get pregnant after having regular sex for a year without birth control use. For a woman over 35 years old is not being able to get pregnant after having regular ...Read more


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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

A common sexually transmitted infection that ...Read more