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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 my prostatitis be passed to my wife and cause pid? Chlamydia and gonorrhea urine naat test negative.
Probably not, but...: Prostatitis isn't an STD, and with negative gonorrhea and chlamydia, probably no PID risk for your wife. However, some docs mistakenly diagnose nongonococcal urethritis (an STD) as prostatitis. If you've had abnormal discharge from your penis, it's probably NGU, not prostatitis. If so, and if you had sex w/ your wife after the source of your infection, your wife could be at risk & needs treatment. ...Read more
If prostatitis is caused by chlamydia or an STD and u test neg for the STD in a urine sample but got prostatitis from oral sex. Is it contagious?
Prostatitis vs STD: Prostatitis is not an STD and not sexually acquired. Chlamydia doesn't cause prostatitis. However, prostatitis has overlapping symptoms with some STDs, especially nongonococcal urethritis (NGU); it can be hard to tell them apart. NGU can be acquired oral to penis but chlamydia only rarely. Prostatitis is not contagious for sex partners. The risk to partners from non-chlamydial NGU is uncertain. ...Read more
Positive semen PCR chlamydia. Mainly urethra tip discomfort 24/7. Rx? Is this chronic bacterial prostatitis? Unprotected oral unknown partner. Plzhelp
Chronic pelvic pain?: Chlamydia doesn't cause prostatitis, and is rarely acquired by oral sex -- maybe false positive test? Maybe chronic pelvic pain syndrome, or genital anxiety, not true prostatitis. You've been asking repeated questions. Follow your doctor's advice, or see an infectious diseases specialist or urologist. Your situation is too complex for a forum like this; don't expect any further advice. Good luck. ...Read more
Only exposure hand job with lotion. Now have symptoms of prostatitis. Can I pass this to my wife? Chlamydia and gc neg. Is this trich?
No STD, prostatitis: The partly duplicates your other question, which didn't provide these details. There is no way you caught gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas, or prostatitis from a hand job. Apparent prostatitis symptoms in this situation almost always are just anxiety over a regretted sexual decision, causing pelvic pain. You caught nothing from this event that can harm your wife. Period, full stop, no exceptions. ...Read more
Is prostatitis an std? Can you pass that during intercourse? Chlamydia and gonorrhea negative. What else cause prostatitis? After sex wife is complaining of on and off pelvic and abdominal pain.
Prostatitis: This can be bacterial, or non-infectious, or due to organisms other than bacteria. It is not generally thought of as an STD but certainly some microorganisms may wind up in the prostate after being acquired sexually. It is not likely that you transmitted this to your wife and is responsible for her symptoms but she does need to be evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more
What prostatitis infection after hand job with oil? Chlamydia and gonorrhea neg. Doxy, cipro, (ciprofloxacin) z pack, no help. Flagyl helped little. What do I do?
Doubt prostatitis: No STD or any infection that might cause prostatitis is possible from such contact. I'm guessing your symptoms are some combination of urinary urgency, bladder discomfort, and/or testicular or low abdominal pain. Most men with such symptoms have genitally focused anxiety--pain from pevlic muscle tension not prostate. That all the antibiotics didn't help is very strong evidence against infection. ...Read more
More common causes: Most commonly it is due to broad group of bacteria known as gram negative rods, e. Coli being the most common. Chlamydia is rarely seen is clinical practice since routine lab tests (gram stains & bacterial culture) do not detect it. A urinary or prostate secretion antigen test would be needed. ...Read more
Is prostate infection and chlamydia same type of disease? Both have symptoms of penile discharge and I'm having them, also swalloen/reddish testicles.
Has my antibiotic treatment for gonorrhea and chlamydia failed or is it something else? Treated twice after symptoms came back. Maybe prostatits or utheritis? Ball pain, penis ache, uthera pain.
Was partner treated: Even though you have been treated, if you partner is not treated you may always get the same symptoms and infection. Make sure both of you get the treatment! ...Read more
By sexual contact!: Chlamydia on the surface may seem like a mild venereal disease, but in truth, devastating consequences can occur, including infertility, arthritis, etc. It is the number one cause for infant blindness in the underdeveloped world. Direct vaginal/penile contact is usually required. Nearly 25% of young singles have already acquired the disease and are unaware! Barrier sex (condom) and/or abstinence! ...Read more
Possibly: The testing needs adequate concentration of organisms to prove their presence. A positive result is to be trusted, but a negative occasionally will be incorrect. Additionally, about 50% of women will not have obvious symptoms and 10% for men. ...Read more
Chlamydia is a:
Sexually transmitted disease. The infection is caused by bacteria called chlamydia trachomatis. Chlamydia is often a
“silent” disease – this means that the person isn't experiencing symptoms. Chlamydia symptoms in women may include: spotting, painful sexual intercourse, pain w urination, vaginal discharge (milky or yellow mucus), lower abdominal pain, nausea ; fever. Chlamydia in men may cause. ...Read more
Varies: Chlamydia is known as the "silent std", because there are often no symptoms of the infection. However, many women with chlamydia will have an increased vaginal discharge, some will have pelvic and/or lower abdominal pain, some will have pain with intercourse, and some will run a fever - depending on the extent and severity of the infection. If you have been exposed to chlamydia, see your doctor. ...Read more
Chlamidia is a silent infection in many cases. Many women do not know they have it unless they have a test in the doctor's office. When symptomatic, it can cause an abnormal vaginal discharge, burning with urination, pelvic pain or abdominal pain, pelvic inflammatory disease (also called pid with pain, fever or chills, vaginal discharge).
It can cause infertility and a higher risk for an ectopic. ...Read more
Cure the infection: Chlamydia will not prevent you from conceiving, but if you know you have it, get treated first. If you discover you have it after conceiving (and you will be tested by your ob), you will be treated and retested to confirm cure. Chlamydia is a problem for your unborn child only at birth. A child passing down an infected birth canal can contract chlamydia with several serious consequences. ...Read more
If you had contact.: Most people w chlamydia don’t have sxs. That is why it’s called a silent std. Sxs can include: vaginal discharge, bleeding w intercourse or btwn periods, nausea, fever, painful intercourse, ; lower abdominal ; back pain. Men can experience discharge, burning w urination, itching at opening of the penis (urethra) ; less often – pain/ swelling of testes. It can lead to rectal pain, bleeding ; d/c. ...Read more
Get treatment: It is important to take the course of antibiotics that your healthcare provider prescribes. It is also critical that your partners are treated. Finally, condoms are recommended as a good form of prevention from future infections. ...Read more
A few things: Patients will complain of excess discharge, may be clear, yellow or grey. Foul smell sometimes. Pain with intercourse, abdominal pain. Rarely fever and chills, nausea and vomiting. A lot of women have it and don't know it, so symptoms are not always apparent. If worried at all, see a doctor for a check. Good luck! ...Read more
Untreated Chlamydia: Can lead to complications. Chlamydia complications in women can include pelvic inflammatory disease, infertility, ectopic pregnancy. Chronic pelvic pain. Men may develop epididymitis ; rarely infertility. Reiter's syndrome can occur (arthritis ; inflammation of eye ; urethra w skin lesions). ...Read more