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Doctor insights on: Chlamydia Trachomatis Conjunctivitis

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How is chlamydia trachomatis infection diagnosed?

How is chlamydia trachomatis infection diagnosed?

PCR test: The best way to test for chlamydia is on a PCR test. This is a very sensitive test which can pick up small amounts of the infection. It can be done on a urine sample, a swab of the vagina, or a pap smear. ...Read more

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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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Azithromycin resistant chlamydia?

Azithromycin resistant chlamydia?

Depends: Check with your doctor to see what it is sensitive to, and do not have unprotected sex in the future. ...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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Will bactrim cure Chlamydia and Gonorrhea?

Will bactrim cure Chlamydia and Gonorrhea?

Not at all: If you use these for this you will just piss away the drug and it will do nothing but delay your getting proper treatment.If you are assuming this is what you have, be aware that there are at least a dozed diseases that can pass through sexual contact.Some can be much worse than either chlamydia or gonorrhea. ...Read more

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Help please! is chlamydial conjunctivitis treated the same as genital chlamydia infection?

Help please! is chlamydial conjunctivitis treated the same as genital chlamydia infection?

Yes: Oral antibiotics, such as doxycycline, are often used. Eye drops are not effective for this disorder. Treating the genital infection will also treat the eye infection. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia trachomatis be mistaken for chlamydia pneumoniae in a pap test?

Can chlamydia trachomatis be mistaken for chlamydia pneumoniae in a pap test?

No.: Chlamydia pneumoniae causes respiratory infection and is transmitted through the air. It is not sexually transmitted. Pap smear is not designed to detect chlamydia infection of any kind. Diagnosis of chladmyida trachomatis is by culture or dna testing. See this site for more information. http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/reporter/index.html?id=779. ...Read more

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Bacterial keratitis contagious?

Bacterial keratitis contagious?

No: Bacterial keratitis or corneal ulcer is due to micro-trauma usually from contact lens use (over wear). It is not contagious. ...Read more

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Bacterial conjunctivitis cure?

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Bacterial conjunctivitis cure?

A few things: Your own immune system, flushing the eye with eye saline and antibiotics. ...Read more

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How can chlamydia cause bacterial conjunctivitis?

How can chlamydia cause bacterial conjunctivitis?

Chlamydia: Chalmydia trachomatis is a bacteria that causes conjunctivitis and is spread by direct or indirect (through objects like towels) contact with eye or respiratory secretions. The infection of the eye leads to inflammation of the conjunctiva, or conjunctivitis. ...Read more

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Is bacterial trachaitis contagious?

Is bacterial trachaitis contagious?

Probably not: But would need more information. This is an uncommon condition. Presdisposing factors, organism, clinical course, etc. Would all be significant. ...Read more

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Can suprax (cefixime) cure chlamydia?

Can suprax (cefixime) cure chlamydia?

Wrong medication: Chlamydia is treated with zithromax (azithromycin) or doxycyline. Suprax (cefixime) is used to treated a different std called gonorrhea. ...Read more

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Will neisseria gonorrhea infection kill me?

Will neisseria gonorrhea infection kill me?

It can kill: If untreated, gonorrhea has the power to kill, maim, take away fertility or even cause blindness. Nothing to mess with and, with free clinics and public health clinics, nothing that need cause any of these outcomes. ...Read more

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Is the treatment for chlamydial conjunctivitis the same as genital chlamydia infection?

Is  the treatment for chlamydial conjunctivitis the same as genital chlamydia infection?

In infants it differ: We use the macrolaid antibiotics, Erythromycin or Azithromycin to treat infants that have picked it up from their mother at birth. Adults have a wider selection of meds, some of which are not used in kids. ...Read more

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Can Macrobid cure chlamydia?

Can Macrobid cure chlamydia?

No: Nitrofurantoin, the active ingredient in Macrobid®, is not effective or recommended for treatment of chlamydial infections. The recommended treatments are azithromycin (Zithromax®) or doxycycline, with levofloxacin (Levaquin®) and erythromycin as alternatives. ...Read more

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Is vaginal strep contagious?

Vaginal Strep : No, vaginal strep is not contagious.

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Is bacterial vaginosis sexually transmitted?

Is bacterial vaginosis sexually transmitted?

No: Bacterial vaginosis or BV is not a sexually transmitted disease. It is simply a shift or alteration in the normal vaginal flora causing irritation, vaginal discharge, or foul odor. Antibiotics are given to treat bv. ...Read more

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Conjunctivitis (Definition)

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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

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