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Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

Chlamydia infection is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or no symptoms at all. In many patients without symptoms, chlamydial infections can spread upwards into the abdomen and cause serious complications due to scarring. Newborns can acquire chlamydial eye infection from birth ...Read more


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Does chlamydia cause infertility?I had chlamydia almost a year ago and had a miscarriage 5 months ago

Does chlamydia cause infertility?I had chlamydia almost a year ago and had a miscarriage 5 months ago

Chlamydial infection: Chlamydial infections that are severe or untreated can cause obstruction of the Fallopian tubes which can lead to infertility. If you had a miscarriage, by definition, at least one tube has to be open. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia infected sperm cause a miscarriage?

Can chlamydia infected sperm cause a miscarriage?

Doubtful: Theoretically i suppose so, but it usually won't. A chlamydia infected sperm would more likely give you chlamydia. ...Read more

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During pap smear my dr said my cervix was tender is this cause of miscarriage or chlamydia?

During pap smear my dr said my cervix was tender is this cause of miscarriage or chlamydia?

Unsure: Chlamydia would make the cervix sensitive, friable, and possibly painful or tender. A miscarriage is not likely to affect the cervix that way. ...Read more

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I've had a miscarriage is it possible from having chlamydia & does that mean I have become infertile? I've been treated recently does this help?

I've had a miscarriage is it possible from having chlamydia & does that mean I have become infertile? I've been treated recently does this help?

Here are some ...: All what have happened to you is nothing uncommon and what you have done is correct. So, continue your journey of life with practicing low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence/obsession and be in close contact with you Gyn-doc for timely detailed counseling and care. Best wish ... ...Read more

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Pregnant but I've been drinking. Does this affect the fetus ? I've had chlamydia in the past , does this make it a higher risk of miscarriage?

Pregnant but I've been drinking. Does this affect the fetus ? I've had chlamydia in the past , does this make it a higher risk of miscarriage?

Yes to both: Please STOP drinking alcohol if you are pregnant!! It can hurth the baby. Also, yes, a history of chlamydia can cause a host of complications with a pregnancy. Please see an ObGyn ASAP to discuss more the risks you and your baby have!! ...Read more

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I am 26 weeks pregnant and have low-Lying placenta, what causes this? is a risk for pregnancy loss or life? Thanks

I am 26 weeks pregnant and have low-Lying placenta, what causes this? is a risk for pregnancy loss or life? Thanks

See OB/GYN: Sometimes the fertilised egg attaches itself inside the lower part of your uterus. This means that the placenta will develop in a low-lying position. This can continue to stay there and put you at risk for bleeding called placenta praevia. However sometimes the placenta corrects itself. Your doctor will likely check ultrasounds to ensure you will do well during pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does pcos cause more pregnancy loss than normal condition? What are my chances to keep this baby if i never had pregnancy loss before?

Increased risk: Hi! there is an increased risk of pregnancy loss associated with pcos, but it is small. Your chances of carrying a pregnancy once you conceive are quite good 90+% good luck! dr brown. ...Read more

Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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