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I have pain during sex (when he first enters). so could I have have chlamydia which caused urethritis?

I have pain during sex (when he first enters). so could I have have chlamydia which caused urethritis?

Chlamydia: Chlamydia is often a “silent” disease – this means 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. ...Read more

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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Can you tell me about post chlamydia, urethritis infection?

Can you tell me about post chlamydia, urethritis infection?

Confusing question: Maybe you misundertood your doctor or your diagnosis. For nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) due to chlamydia, there is a small chance urethritis will continue, in which case additional antibiotic is needed. There is a condition called postgonococcal urethritis (PGU), which can follow gonorrhea if treatment doesn't include an anti-chlamydia drug (which it always should). Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Penis feels like it's leaking, been checked for chlamydia and I'm free from it, what could this be, how can I prevent it? (Urethritis?)

Penis feels like it's leaking, been checked for chlamydia and I'm free from it, what could this be, how can I prevent it? (Urethritis?)

Maybe NGU/NSU: How to interpret "feels like"? Visible discharge or underwear stains? Did you see doctor or clinic for the chlamydia tes? What did they say? Also tested gonorrhea? If discharge, probably nongonococcal urethritis (NGU), usually called nonspecific urethritis (NSU) in UK. Chlamydia causes only about one third of NGU, but it's still an STD. Get guaranteed expert care at your local NHS GUM clinic. ...Read more

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Urethritis, chlamydia igg neg, azhithro, Doxy, Metro Oflox no relief. Then moxifloxacin severe techycardia high BP some relief in two day. Wht nex?

Urethritis, chlamydia  igg neg,  azhithro, Doxy, Metro Oflox no relief. Then moxifloxacin severe techycardia high BP some relief in two day. Wht nex?

See ID specialist?: With the cardiac effect from moxifloxacin, you need to get an EKG to check for prolonged QT interval. There is likely another drug which covers the same organism without affecting the heart and thus an infectious disease specialist may be needed. Have you had an urine culture and antibiotic sensitivity study done? ...Read more

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Clear discharge, thighs irritated, nauseous, fever like symptoms, yellow tongue. Took 1doxy&3azith for chlamydia. Been 3.5 months. Herpes? Urethritis?

Clear discharge, thighs irritated, nauseous, fever like symptoms, yellow tongue. Took 1doxy&3azith for chlamydia. Been 3.5 months. Herpes? Urethritis?

Get tested: The cdc has guidelines for the treatment of STDs. If one has concern over the possibility it is best to seek testing and treatment for both you and your sexual partner(s). Go to your doctor and get screened , evaluate the effectiveness of your treatment, and get tested for HIV to be safe. See your physician in person. ...Read more

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I have chlamydia urethritis.after infection I performed oral sex on a guy. I have no symptoms in throat. How likely (% wise) is it that I infected him

I have chlamydia urethritis.after infection I performed oral sex on a guy. I have no symptoms in throat. How likely (% wise) is it that I infected him

No chance: Chlamydia doesn't travel through the body. When it infects a particular site, such as the urethra or rectum, that's where it stays. Oral chlamydia is uncommon and when present is rarely transmitted to partners. So youa partner is not at risk from that exposure. OTOH, when someone has chlamydia, his entire sex partner network usually is at high risk of infection. So STD testing still a good idea. ...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

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. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Urethritis (Definition)

The urethra is the tube that carries urine from the bladder to outside of your body. Urethritis occurs when this urethra is inflammed or infected. This is most often caused by an E. Coli infection and can result ...Read more