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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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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

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


Dr. Gary Stephens
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Stillbirth (Definition)

A stillbirth is a condition in which fetal death occurs after 20 weeks of pregnancy. Most cases are due to unknown causes, but some possible causes include bacterial infection, genetic defects, recreational drug use by the mother, physical trauma, ...Read more