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Chlamydia Mucopurulent Cervicitis
Gram stain/gono/chla: If a woman has signs of this, like bleeding or high white blood cells on gram stain, she should be tested further. Patients who have mucopurulent cervicitis should be tested for c. Trachomatis and for n. Gonorrhoeae with the most sensitive and specific test available. It must be noted that mucopurulent cervicitis is not a sensitive for these infections, indeed most of these women don't have mpc. ...Read more
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
Mucopurulent: cervicitis is often associated with chlamydia or gonorrhea. I don't know if there are non- STD causes. Sorry, that I could not provide you with a definitive answer. Hopefully one of the Infectious Disease Doctors will also see this question and provide enlightenment. Take care. ...Read more
Not always an STD: The causes of mucopurulent cervicitis (or cervicitis in general) remain largely unknown. STDs like chlamydia, gonorrhea, and herpes can do it, and sometimes trichomonas. HPV probably isn't a cause, but HPV of the cervix can look like cervicitis. So STD testing is always necessary, but reults usually are negative. ...Read more
My local health department said i had mucopurulent cervicitis but i tested negative for all STDs & post. For bv. Could i be misdiagnosed with mpc?
MD suspects chlamydia despite (-) testing? What tells her to highly suspect it? My gf tested - for chlamyd/gonno. Y do I take dose? Gf has cervicitis
Here are some ...: Apparently, you have been advised to receive empirical Rx for both so to minimize the odd of partner cross-over reinfection; in practice, it's reasonable. Of note, 75% of females and 50% of males with chlamydia infection are asymptomatic. So, bear with it and work closely with Doc at this time. If you indeed have concern, ask Doc directly as needed. ...Read more
Very possible: The infectious etiologies for cervicitis (mostly due to sexually transmitted diseases) are more common than non-infectious ones. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are very common and many cases are underreported or not diagnosed. For additional details see http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/253402-overview#a0199. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with chlamydia&took 1 g of Azithromycin. Few weeks later I experienced symptoms&was diagnosed w cervicitis. What could have caused it?
If negative tests for bv, chlamydia, mycoplasma, ureaplasma, herpes, syphilis, gonorrea, trichomonas, hiv, what can be causes of cervicitis/urethritis?
Could I have cervicitis? In january i took antibiotics for chlamydia. I felt fine and cured but had some vaginal itchiness. (i did not have sex for two weeks and took a one dose prescription, so i followed everything correctly). I went in to get re-checke
You : You should definitely be reevaluated by your doctor. You could be dealing with a bacterial, or yeast infection, and possibly even an std that is causing irritation and bleeding of your vaginal mucosa (tissue). Also if there is a possibility that you are pregnant, please take a pregnancy test. Take care. ...Read more
Cervicitis tested negative for gonnerhea and chlamydia no bv no yeast. Positive white blood cells uncomfortable with burning itching thin discharge?
Other factors?: Glad, thus far, all tests turned out to be (-). More info on the specific features (when, where, how, what duration) & relevance of all symptoms & other related factors such as possible douche, intercourse, sex-enhancing tool/ cream, etc. + physical exam to verify where the itch is or local sensory change would help deduce possible cause. How? Work with your gyn-doc. Together, a glimpse of what... ...Read more
Not from kissing: You cannot spread chlamydia by kissing.Get a more detailed answer ›
Should I get new mascara and eyeliner after diagnosed with chlamydia? I'm terrified of getting reinfected.
Yes, after any eye: infection, only new products should be used or there is a risk of reinfection. ...Read more
I have been treated for chlamydia six days ago I have not had any sexual contact but I'm still experiencing itching ?
I had chlamydia twice but was treated right away both times, will that cause any damage or make it harder to become pregnant when I'm ready?
Maybe,maybe not: You may have had little effect or lots.Early treatment always improves your ability to reduce damage.The germ can travel up into your fallopian tubes and cause inflammation & scaring that might prevent a natural pregnancy or place you at risk of a tubal pregnancy in the future. Time will tell. Discuss it with your obgyn for specific risks based on your own exam. ...Read more
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