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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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What causes bleeding with chlamydia?

What causes bleeding with chlamydia?

Bleeding Cervix: When one has an infection the infected tissue swells and becomes very fragile. Your cervix is particularly sensitive to this inflammation. Nothing abnormal about a little bleeding in this scenario. ...Read more

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Will eating too many apples cause chlamydia?

Will eating too many apples cause chlamydia?

No: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease. Eating too many apples may cause abdominal discomfort but it will not cause chlamydia. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia immediate cause loss of fertility?

Can chlamydia immediate cause loss of fertility?

Yes: A chlamydia can cause scarring of the fallopian tubes and that can occur within a few days to even a few weeks after an infection. It is not fully predictable. And scarring of the fallopian tubes does not always occur after an infection. Even if both fallopian became damaged and even blocked, that does not mean you can't become pregnant, but it does require ivf with a fertility specialist. ...Read more

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What would cause a false positive for chlamydia?

What would cause a false positive for chlamydia?

Low chance: The test uses a process called PCR which amplifies (expands by huge factors) the bug.I would expect the test is correct.Ngu is the most common std in usa.Hpv is also very common.Please use a condom! ...Read more

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How can I treat prostatitis that's caused by chlamydia?

How can I treat prostatitis that's caused by chlamydia?

No such thing: Chlamydia doesn't cause prostatitis. It causes nongonococcal urethritis (NGU), which can be misdiagnosed as prostatitis. Genital chlamydial infections are best treated with a single dose of azithromycin, 1 gram; or with doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for a week. ...Read more

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HOW long does it tAke foR chLamydia to cause cervicitis?

HOW long does it tAke foR chLamydia to cause cervicitis?

Within a few days: STD's can show up within s few days to weeks. Cervix iris is PID, a complicTion quite serious. Treat promptly as can cause infertility ...Read more

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What are the signs for chlamydia and can they cause sterility?

What are the signs for chlamydia and can they cause sterility?

Yes sterility. : The signs of chlmaydia can range from asymptomatic to pain or drip/discharge. Untreated, chlamydia can lead to sterility. If there's any question, see gyn for a culture to se if its present. Or urologist if you're male. ...Read more

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This week I was diagnosed w/epididymitis caused by chlamydia. Is that something that would happen right away or could i have had chlamydia for a year?

This week I was diagnosed w/epididymitis caused by chlamydia. Is that something that would happen right away or could i have had chlamydia for a year?

Probably more recent: Chlamydia usually is cleared by the immune system long before a year. More likely this is a more recent infection, probably under 3 months and maybe under a month. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chlamydia in young girl?

What are the causes of chlamydia in young girl?

Several issues: Asymptomatic carriage of the germ can be passed from a carrier mom to baby & persist for about 2yrs. Some will develop eye infections or pneumonia in the first 2mo. Spontaneous resolution of early carriage usually occurs. Infections are not known to pass from child to child. The possibility of sexual abuse is considered when genital infection is acquired after infancy. ...Read more

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What is the cause of chlamydia and what is the treatment?

What is the cause of chlamydia and what is the treatment?

STD: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection by chlamydia trachomatis. It is treatable with antibiotics. About 25% of the people with chlamydia also have gonnorhea and it is advised to treat both. You need a prescription from a doctor. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/chlamydia/ds00173/tab=indepth. ...Read more

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What are the causes of chlamydia?

What are the causes of chlamydia?

Chlamydia: Chlamydia is a microorganism that infects the genital and urinary tract of men and women. It is sexually transmitted. ...Read more

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What causes a chlamydia test to be a false negative?

It's just random: Tests miss 5-10% of infections, more by urine, less by urethral or vaginal swab. Maybe other possibilities as well. Chlamydia clears on its own in a few weeks to months, so current testing is negative. Or s/he received an antibiotic for chlamydia (and didn't admit it) or for another infection, curing chlamydia or interfering with the test. Partner(s) of infected person need Rx, even w/ neg tests. ...Read more

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How long will it take for chlamydia to cause permanent damage ?

How long will it take for chlamydia to cause permanent damage ?

Not long!: Tubal damage can be severe when a woman has smoldering chlamydial infection in her genital tract and lead to infertility due to tubal occlusion/malfunction. This used to be a cause for permanent sterility, but not anymore; art (assisted reproduction technology) advances now pretty much guarantee that women with these problems can get pregnant and have healthy babies with ivf tubal bypass. ...Read more

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Im sure i had chlamydia for about 6 to 7 weeks. What damage could thia have caused my body?

Im sure i had chlamydia for about 6 to 7 weeks. What damage could thia have caused my body?

Maybe,maybe not: You may have had little effect or lots.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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Does chlamydia always cause damage how rare does it and having before does it mean you'll never have kids?

 Does chlamydia always cause damage how rare does it and having before does it mean you'll never have kids?

Any infection might: The germ can travel up into your fallopian tubes and cause inflammation/scarring that might prevent a natural pregnancy or place you at risk of a dangerous tubal pregnancy in the future. Early recognition and treatment with antibiotics can limit the damage.Your obgyn can explain the limitations of tests available to study the effect on your system. ...Read more

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Me and my partner were treated same day for chlamydia. We had relations on the seventh day that night. Did we cause reinfection?

Me and my partner were treated same day for chlamydia. We had relations on the seventh day that night. Did we cause reinfection?

Azithromycin: I will assume you each took one gram of azithromycin. As long as you waited for 48 hours after taking the medication you are just fine. There is a 48 rule for chlamydia following azithromycin. ...Read more

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

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Numbness Or Tingling (Definition)

Numbness is a clinical finding in which one is unable to detect stimuli such ...Read more